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  • Baltimore is a 'Top Banana City'

    Baltimore is a 'Top Banana City'
    What does Baltimore have in common with Portland, Ore., Seattle and Charlotte, N.C.?  Each one has been named a 'Top Banana City.' These cities, apparently, have a disproportionately large percentage of banana-loving residents. That's according to the...
  • 'Top Chef D.C.' recap: Pick a picnic

     
    Tonight's Top Chef D.C. starts with the cheftestants having their morning-after moments. Amanda says a lot of people thought she should have been the one going home. Kenny can't believe he hasn't won a challenge yet. Arnold marvels at the......
  • Restaurant review: This Chameleon changes for the better

    Restaurant review: This Chameleon changes for the better
    The Chameleon seems to slither on and off of people's radar. For one thing, folks confuse it with Clementine, just a mile to the north. And while Chameleon doesn't actively shun publicity, it does tend to keep quieter than some of the other restaurants...
  • Spending more to eat healthy: Frugal Dilemmas

    Spending more to eat healthy: Frugal Dilemmas
    Does it cost more to eat nutritious food? A University of Washington researcher found that customers who spent the most on their groceries were most likely to come close to meeting the federal Food and Drug Administration's recommended nutrition...
  • Evening Latte: Foamy posts from the blogs and beyond

    Evening Latte: Foamy posts from the blogs and beyond
    See a retractable kitchen island, controlled with an iPhone. Find out who said, "I'm barely interested in food....I love food but I don't like to talk about it very long." Also, Bananas Foster injures four at Florida restaurant, and Eli discovers an...
  • Terrell Suggs on the NFL labor situation: 'I think it's bananas'

    The NFL owners and players have a few final hurdles to clear before labor peace is reached, but Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs thinks it is "ridiculous" that the two sides have yet to agree on a new collective bargaining agreement. He didn’t...
  • Frightful storm scared woman to death in 1911

    Frightful storm scared woman to death in 1911
    An article in the July 29, 1911 edition of The Argus reported fear of an impending storm may have caused the death of a woman traveling with her son. Hastening home with her little boy to escape the storm Friday evening of last week, Mrs. Uriah Guy,...
  • Top 10 Expensive Desserts

     
    The cake we had recently at Stoney River Legendary Steaks inspired this Top 10 Tuesday. It cost $11, which shocked me until I saw the slice, which was roughly the size of Manhattan. Four of us didn't come close to......
  • 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': A winner is served

     
    V is for Voltaggio victory, but not the brother we think a lot of you were rooting for.Top Chef's finale tonight threw us a curveball -- the winner was Michael Voltaggio, this season's bad boy, beat out his brother, the......
  • Richard reviews the Cornerstone Grille

     
    As a reviewer, I'm always happy when I discover something unexpected and good, and I can share it with you. I haven't talked to Other Reviewer Richard about his review of the Cornerstone Grille, but I imagine he feels the......
  • I blame the weather for what's in my grocery bags

     
    The worst thing about Gailor's living in Evanston, Ill. is that I can't get any sympathy from her when I complain about the weather. For instance, I called her yesterday and when I told her how cold it was, she......
  • 'Top Chef': The season finale

     
    Even though I gave it away last night, why don't we go through the last episode, for old times' sake?This was the second of a two-part finale, and each was mercifully an hour. We open with the three remaining cheftestants......