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Menu Please: Carnegie’s – The Devil is in the Details

Andrew Carnegie was a Scot who emigrated to America and made an enormous fortune in steel. In 1889 he wrote an article titled Wealth, promoting his view that with great wealth came great responsibility. When he turned 65 in 1900, he began… Continue Reading

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Menuplease: New China Serves Fine Cuisine

Strip malls are not usually the first place you look when choosing a restaurant. There’s just something about those impersonal, interchangeable squares of real estate with high-gloss walls, big glass storefronts and acres of asphalt just a few steps from… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Shameless O’Leery’s – Whiskey, Football, and Food

It was during the 1970s and early 1980s when a predilection took hold for restaurants to be named after a fictional person, names with little or no association to the actual owners and operators: Ruby Tuesday’s, Tia’s Tex-Mex,  R.J. Monkeyshines,  Applebee’s,… Continue Reading

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Andrea Charroin’s Simple Potato Soup

I don’t know about you but I am in serious comfort food mode. Last week I made 2 different soups, a pot roast, a beautiful roasted chicken and mashed potatoes for my family. In addition to all the comfort foods I mentioned I do believe I set a record for grilled cheese sandwiches eaten in a week. Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Visions of Sugar-free Sugarplums

Practice a little moderation now and then to increase the pleasure of the blow-outs. – advice given to writer Adair Lara by her father Since August: It took 45 minutes for Olive Garden to sell out of their promotional $100 for… Continue Reading

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Andrea Charroin’s Morning Glories

Of course ANC can have the recipe!  I actually preferred the Morning Glory to the Marathon Bar, a lot of our customers did.  Like the MB you can really toss in anything you like to make it ‘YOURS’  I often… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Yaadgar Indian Restaurant Creates New Memories

Memory is a tricky thing: what one remembers as absolutely true and without question is often disputed by another person who claims that their memory is the accurate one and that you’ve got it all wrong. A lengthy discussion follows about what… Continue Reading