04 May 2022

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Be strong to the finish with spinach dishes

Be strong to the finish with spinach dishes


A wise-cracking, one-eyed sailor claiming his hometown to be the small Mississippi River port of Chester, Ill., began making headlines with his superh...
06 April 2022

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Diner lingo often entertaining

Diner lingo often entertaining


The diner era inspired by shiny train dining cars with roots that grew deep throughout the Midwest does seem to have left the station before its time....
02 March 2022

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Nothing finer than a diner

Nothing finer than a diner


By Suetta K. Tingler There’s nothing finer than a diner, especially the ones with shiny, streamlined stainless steel exteriors. Choose a seat on a ...
02 February 2022

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Try Asian meals during Chinese New Year

Try Asian meals during Chinese New Year


Food scientists tell us the Japanese introduced them, the Chinese popularized them and the Americans eat them. For many of us, the anticipated ending ...
12 January 2022

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Ridding kitchen of unnecessary clutter

Ridding kitchen of unnecessary clutter


It’s simple. Clutter happens when you haven’t decided where an item lives. With this in mind, I proclaim January as mental health month in the kit...
08 December 2021

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Williamsburg provides old-fashioned Christmas

Williamsburg provides old-fashioned Christmas


If you have been itching to get away during the past several months but the nod to do so wasn’t there, let now be that time. If not this year, file ...
10 November 2021

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Pasta to the rescue during holidays

Pasta to the rescue during holidays


There’s nothing like the excitement of the holidays. Sure, Thanksgiving can be a ton of work from menu planning to cooking to entertaining. There’...
27 October 2021

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Break out 5 ‘flavor notes’ of fall

Break out 5 ‘flavor notes’ of fall


October is like an overflowing cornucopia of unique events, sights, sounds, smells and eats. Once again, it’s time to enjoy the warm seasonal spice ...
29 September 2021

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Let’s go team and win this thing

Let’s go team and win this thing


Rah, rah, rah! It’s tailgating season. The concept of tailgating has been evolving for decades. Some historians believe pre-sport partying first too...
11 August 2021

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Some restaurants have much riding on Michelin tires

Some restaurants have much riding on Michelin tires


Did you know that the top selling tire brand company in the world has a lot to do with top restaurant ratings worldwide? In fact, the Michelin tire pe...