Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dinner Tonight: Greek It Up

With the cooler nights, I start to long for comfort food. And being half Greek, that would involve lamb. “You don’t eat meat? He don’t eat meat? That’s OK; I feed you lamb.” My Big Fat Greek Wedding This is … Continue reading

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Watches, Pens, Pocket Knives

I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes. Just as the advent of the motor car began the demise of the umbrella and hat, and the wristwatches of WWI replaced the pocket watches of … Continue reading

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My Kind of Town… Food, Wine and a Discount.

Do you have plans this weekend? You might want to consider attending Chicago Gourmet. From the press release: “The only urban gourmet food and wine showcase with tastings, demonstrations and hands-on workshops in the U.S. that is open to the … Continue reading

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