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  • Film

    January 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    F-Bombs Get Man Tossed From Plane After KC Wedding

    Luckily the attendants on this flight didn't have such virgin ears.​A fella flying home to New York City from a wedding in Kansas City says he was ejected from his flight after he complained in a tirade that would earn an R-rating.The Detroit Free Press reports that Robert Sayegh was on a layover ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2011

    Wall of Shame

    CNN, USA Today and other media organizations got fooled

  • News

    March 24, 2011
  • News

    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Food and Fashion Get Friendly

    First Gwyneth went to Spain with Mario. Then Barney's New York unveiled their chef-filled holiday window display. What's up with the marriage of fashion and food? The Wall Street Journal explores the connection that's leading to Momofuku's David Chang attending Fashion Week parties, designers like R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Meatless Mondays Boost Restaurant Sales

    Meatless Mondays have become a boon to restaurants. New York Magazine looks at how the slowest night of the restaurant week is becoming one of the hottest, thanks to the increasing trendiness of veggies and high-end restaurants doing interesting things with them for Monday dinner.Grocery stores are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    What's Good for the Goose - Foie Gras Gets Ethical

    Guilt-free foie gras! A Spanish producer of the duck liver delicacy encourages his free-range ducks to gorge themselves at will, instead of using tube feeding. The results have chefs in the UK and Australia clamoring for more. Australian chef Sean Connelly told the Sydney Morning Herald, "It isn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    RIP Ernie Harwell, 1918-2010

    Image sourceHarwell (left) and Paul Carey call a Tigers game.​A moment of silence, please, for Ernie Harwell, the longtime Detroit Tigers announcer and one of the greatest ever to call the game, who died last night from cancer. He was 92. He was with the Tigers for 42 seasons, most of them on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 3.23

    ​The James Beard Foundation announced its 2010 finalists yesterday. This is the twentieth year the organization has recognized chefs, food professional and food writers. Locally, Gerard Craft of Niche made the cut. ( Detroit-area kosher food bank Yad Ezra sees increase in need for Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 2.17

    ​ Study shows that people like a little personal space with their meals. (Detroit Free Press)Olympics highlight Canadian wines. (The Globe and Mail)Salt's the bad guy again. How to reduce. it. (San Francisco Chronicle)Improving aqualculture. (Los Angeles Times)Mark Morford's pretty sure every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 2.10

    ​ Is it racism -- or just lunch? (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal)Fruit wasted from Sacramento-owned citrus trees. (Sacramento Bee)American winemaker suing over misrepresented grapes. (The Independent)Don't be a Valentine's Day amateur; keep your dinner reservations. (Detroit Free Press)Concerned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 1.26

    ​ Highlights of the Winter Fancy Food Show. (San Francisco Chronicle)A good decade for cocktails. (New York Times)How the "winter capital of fresh vegetable production" keeps the U.S. in fruits and vegetables. (Yuma Sun)Presenting wine at the table falling out of favor. (Detroit Free Press)

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 9.9

    ​ Chin up, Loser! How to dine out alone without feeling like a fool. (The Detroit Free Press) Chrissie Hynde backs new soy-based faux meat product. (Los Angeles Times)Craft beer in cans gains popularity, especially in Alaska. (National Public Radio)Julie and Julia prompts a look at wome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8.27

    ​ Baby scorpion in McDonald's bag - accident, hoax, or the new Unhappy Meal? (Phoenix New Times)Cheap beer is about to get more expensive. (Bloomberg)Move over, ice cream man. Detroit's starting a produce truck program. (Detroit Free Press)Are you not getting enough caffeine? Maybe it's time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 8.25

    ​ WIC to include fruits, vegetables and bread after 34 years. (Lincoln Journal Star)Egypt names the best dates of the year after President Obama. (Associated Press)Restaurant in southern Missouri town allowed to serve alcohol. What's next? Legalized dancing? Elsewhere in the state, Boulevard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8.20

    ​ Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater, a memoir by New York Times food critic Frank Bruni, hits bookstores today. The book discusses Bruni's history of eating disorders, which aren't uncommon in the food industry. (Detroit Free Press, San Francisco Chronicle)A new Illinois law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 8.11

    ​Beginning today, Robin Wheeler -- a.k.a. the Dive Bomber and the Throwback -- takes over the Morning Brew duties. Give her a big Gut Check welcome! - IanIt's state fair season. Go eat something on a stick. (ABC News)The current trend in French dining? McDonald's. (Times Online)Drought doesn't hu ... More >>

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    July 2, 2008
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    October 30, 2007
  • Music

    January 1, 2003

    Off the Rails

    The Guns N' Roses tour collapses, and Axl folds. Is anyone really surprised?

  • News

    September 8, 1999


    Missourian Lanford Wilson comes to the Rep to stage his new play, Book of Days, with longtime collaborator Marshall Mason. A look behind the scenes at the men who changed American theater.

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Wheel Be Seeing You

    A first-timer's guide to this year's auto show