• Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    The United States of Desserts: The Black and White Cookie

    In this series, we examine the history and origins of famous sweets, confections and desserts associated with American states. Found at nearly every bakery, convenience store, and confectioner in the five boroughs, the black and white cookie is probably the baked good most synonymous with New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    Say Yes to Protein at Samba Grille

    Photos by Paul SedilloSamba Grille Pork Belly​I was recently invited to a media tasting at Samba Grille to sample its South American steakhouse cuisine. I wasn't sure how I would fare -- I'm more of a seafood gal than a meat-eater--but between the exquisite food and the entertaining, informati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Brew Blog: Mississippi Mud

    ​We went for the price, really, and the unique bottle, but we wound up pleased with the taste. Yes, the bottle was hokey, as was the name -- Mississippi Mud -- but it was $2.99 for a quart at Central Market, and we were in an impulsive mood. Several things about this beer didn't (and don't) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    The Office: Fundamentals

    In the wake of last week's wedding extravaganza, The Office got back to its roots this week in a great way, proving that this ensemble is so strong and the storytelling still so entertaining that it can produce a great episode with two of its key players out of the picture. Jim and Pam were on the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Deadheads Redux

    moe. picks up where Garcia and Co. left off