A VEGAN IN A WORLD OF OMNIVORES

By Pam Giarrizzo – Eating in restaurants used to be so much simpler. Back in the day, I’d look at the menu and try to decide between the rib-eye steak and the grilled pork chop, between the linguine with prawns and the lasagna with Italian sausage. But... Read More

SLOW FOOD / LOCALLY SOURCED – But is it healthful

By Larry Levine – “Slow food” – A cute slogan designed to represent the antithesis of fast food, aka junk food. “Locally sourced” – A slogan that imparts a message of environmental friendliness. “Farmers’ Markets” – They’re promoted as places... Read More

ARE THE GREAT CHEFS TRYING TO KILL US?

By Larry Levine –                 Three dishes sent back to the kitchen at restaurants I’ve long enjoyed … all in the last month and all for the same reason – too much salt.                  First it was grilled loup de mer with asparagus and sautéed baby... Read More

CHICKEN SOUP – It Really Works

By Larry Levine – It’s jokingly called Jewish penicillin, but it’s no joke. The name is well-deserved because it helps cure not just the common cold but also all manner of other maladies, including flu and chest congestion. It’s chicken soup. There are generations of... Read More