February 1, 1986
Hooray for Pamela Sommerfield's Jan. 5 article "In defense of British food. " I, too, was born and raised in England and I am tired of the growing tendency here of thinking the English can't cook. English beef is still the best in the world, not to mention the apple pie, which was English before it was American, and British people still make the flakiest pastry. The British rely on good quality, fresh food, locally grown, and it is good enough to stand on its own, without being disguised.
February 11, 1995 |
A 22-year-old man who is illegally in the United States was arraigned on a murder charge yesterday in the shooting of Ainsley Hawthorne of Camden. Paul Haye, a Jamaican who has been living in Los Angeles, was ordered held on $200,000 bail by Judge Isaiah Steinberg in Camden County Superior Court. Norman Muhlbaier, a Camden County assistant prosecutor, told the court that Haye had given authorities a statement admitting he fatally shot and killed Hawthorne after an argument over take-out food early Thursday.
March 4, 1994 |
"My favorite food is everything," says Rafee, who grins and leans forward in the chair to add, "and hamburgers, rice, chicken, macaroni and cheese, vegetables and cornbread. " When he came to his present foster home, from a background of neglect and abuse, he didn't like any food he saw. "He wasn't used to real food," his foster mother said. "He'd see collards, string beans and cabbage and ask what it was. Then he'd say, 'Well, I don't like it.' " Rafee, 8, is the picture of good health now, and wants to be a helper.
March 11, 1993 |
Gov. Florio yesterday signed legislation that clears the way for planning and construction of a proposed 660-acre food-related industrial park that would generate 1,500 to 4,000 jobs in Burlington County. Assemblyman Jose Sosa (R., Burlington), a prime sponsor of the legislation, said he and other South Jersey lawmakers will now press for fast action on legislation to set up the official structure to develop the center. The project has been touted since the late 1980s as a way to offset some of the jobs lost by the phasing down of Fort Dix, and the possible closing of McGuire Air Force Base.
March 19, 1993 |
Some amazing grazing is in store for foodies attending The Book and the Cook Fair on March 27 and 28. The fair, to be held at the 103d Engineers Armory, is the culmination of The Book and The Cook, the city's annual festival in which the food-loving public can rub elbows with some of the country's noted chefs, cookbook authors and food purveyors. Besides the tastings, you can see the latest gadgets on the market, watch demonstrations, attend lectures and get tips from some of the pros who will be on hand - including "Galloping Gourmet" Graham Kerr.
July 25, 1990 |
In the United States, one of the most difficult lunch-time decisions for workers is deciding which restaurant to go to. In Moscow, it is not so much making a decision but taking a chance on an eating place. Many people in the Soviet Union have grown tired of institutionalized food in state-run cafeterias found at state-run cafeterias such as Stolovaya No. 22 and Stolovaya No. 23 where the menus seldom change and often lack variety. Most food in the Soviet Union is unimaginative, tasteless and bland.
March 24, 1991 |
Being slimed by a slice of greasy pizza - it's the pimple-prone teenager's worst nightmare. And the ultimate taboo for Dave DiMeglio, a Milmont Park pizzamaker who peddles "all-natural" food products made with low amounts of fat, sugar and salt, and without preservatives or processed cheeses. DiMeglio said he won't be giving any plastic green turtles to children who buy pizzas at his shop. Just wholesome, healthy food. Even without the turtles, however, DiMeglio is not immune to using a gimmick of sorts to peddle the health-food pizzas he sells at his two Carmen's Pizza shops - one at Milmont Avenue and MacDade Boulevard in Ridley Township and the other on Baltimore Avenue in Springfield Township.
March 20, 1996 |
When Tallulah Bankhead won the Golden Globe in 1944 for her performance in Lifeboat but failed even to be nominated for the Academy Award (which Ingrid Bergman took for Gaslight), she exclaimed: "The people who vote in that free-for-all don't know on which side their crepes suzette are buttered. " Just as the fabulous Miss B used a food analogy to voice her disappointment, Hollywood screenwriters have used food to underscore some of the most sensitive moments since silent-movie days - when a starving Charlie Chaplin ate his boot in the 1925 classic, Gold Rush.
May 15, 1996 |
Everyone loves to bash the food at the Vet, so I'd heard all kinds of bad things about the Stadium Restaurant: it was dirty; it was overpriced; the food was the same as you get under the stands. One thing I hadn't heard, however, is that Phillies employees do not know where the restaurant is. I had a vague idea it was at the press box level, but wasn't sure where. So when our family entered through the centerfield gate, we asked an usher. "Behind home plate," he replied.
June 18, 2000 |
When it comes to food, few restaurants can match the scrumptious dishes at Fellini Cafe Trattoria in Newtown Square. But service at the tiny, overcrowded strip-shopping-center restaurant can be more hilarious than an Abbott and Costello movie, proving that there's more to a restaurant than just food. Fellini opened in late November as a larger but otherwise almost exact duplication of the restaurant with the same name and menu in Ardmore. The new place is always crowded, I was told, and I believe it. The night I visited, dozens of people waited on the sidewalk for up to an hour for a table.