July 19, 2012 |
What's cooking? A classic sandwich selection — from turkey and cheese on white bread to a hearty Philly cheesesteak. A line can be found at Gus's for breakfast, too. They're family: Gus Katseftis and his wife, Joan, along with various family members, fed employees of the Daily News, Inquirer and philly.com for 21 years from Gus' spot next to the company's former headquarters at Broad and Callowhill streets. Convenient, yes, but what kept people coming back was the menu. Satisfied customers: "It's old-school," said Craig LaBan, Inquirer food critic and frequent Gus' customer.
April 23, 2012 |
For a few hours Sunday, they agreed to miss some of the Flyers playoff game and held off on those "Honey-do" lists of household chores. Instead, the South Jersey Men's Club made nearly 400 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches for a group of eaters they'll never meet - men and women wanted on outstanding bench warrants for nonviolent offenses. The sandwiches were just one slice of the rewards for hundreds of fugitives expected to turn themselves in over the next few days at an Atlantic City church as part of New Jersey's Fugitive Safe Surrender program.
April 22, 2012 |
For a few hours Sunday, they agreed to miss the Flyers playoff game and held off on those "Honey-do" lists of household chores. Instead, the South Jersey Men's Club made nearly 400 peanut butter-and-jelly sandwiches for a group of eaters they'll never meet - men and women with outstanding bench warrants for alleged nonviolent offenses. The sandwiches were just one slice of the rewards for hundreds of wanted people expected to turn themselves in over the next few days at an Atlantic City church as part of New Jersey's Fugitive Safe Surrender program.
March 27, 2012 |
THE NCAA Final Four consists of three teams seeded No. 2 or higher, and one seeded fourth. That said, you would think that among the more than five million brackets entered in CBSSports.com's tournament pool, a significant percentage would have a perfect Final Four. Think again. Apparently, a lot people go with the No. 1 seeds. According to the website, only 17,979 brackets - out of 5,136,592 - penciled in Ohio State (No. 2, East), Kansas (No. 2, Midwest), Kentucky (No. 1, South)
March 26, 2012 |
Question: For the last six months, I've had two attacks of small bowel obstruction caused by adhesions. I've been told that there's nothing I can do to prevent future attacks. Can you elaborate on this subject? Answer: Unfortunately, there's not much you can do to prevent the recurrence of those painful, pesky, periodic obstructions to one or more loops of bowel that make up the small intestine. Adhesions are areas of tough, fibrous scar tissue that develop in the abdomen as a result of prior surgery like an appendectomy or gall bladder removal.
November 2, 2011 |
MASON, TEXAS - On a YouTube clip that has gone viral, Texas handgun instructor Crockett Keller defiantly tells Muslims and non-Christian Arabs he won't teach them how to handle a firearm. State officials see the ad as possible discrimination and may revoke his instructor license. Tens of thousands of YouTube viewers have watched the $175 ad for Keller's business in the small community of Mason that has won him a handful of admirers but that embarrassed locals say misrepresents their community.
August 14, 2011 |
LINESVILLE, Pa. - Up close, a carp is pretty ugly. Fifty carp are really ugly. Hundreds of wall-to-wall carp with mouths agape are an unforgettable and very creepy sight. At Pymatuning Reservoir on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border, feeding the carp stale bread is a strangely compelling sight that draws hundreds of tourists daily. It's a feeding frenzy, a fishy mosh pit that never really ends. The fish create a grotesque, roiling scrum as they thrash ravenously after bread thrown into the water at the Pymatuning spillway, south of Linesville in northwest Pennsylvania's Pymatuning State Park.
August 16, 2009 |
There are things we take for granted in this part of the country: To me, the bagel is first and foremost. It defines the East as significantly as a Philly cheesesteak. Yet, there I was, sailing along the Nile on a fancy cruise at breakfast time. I looked in the bread basket, and there they were: bagels. On the Nile? I knew they couldn't be good. And they weren't. They were white bread made round. I've been on a bagel quest ever since. My goal is to have a bagel in every foreign city I visit.
April 27, 2009 |
One couldn't help but wonder if this was the make that would stop the misses. After hitting the game-winning three-pointer, after delivering his Orlando Magic an 84-81 victory over the 76ers last night at the Wachovia Center, forward Hedo Turkoglu walked back to his bench, popping his jersey from his chest, raising the embroidered white letters of "Orlando" as if to say, "We're back. " Are they? Could Turkoglu's door-slamming, series-tying trey ignite an Orlando offense that, to this point, has appeared as ordinary as white bread?
April 2, 2009
Here are several recipes that approach the traditional Easter meal from a slightly different direction. SCALOPPINI OF PORK LOIN STUFFED WITH GRANNY SMITH APPLES AND CHESTNUTS 1 pound pork loin, sliced 2 Granny Smith apples 1 shallot 1 cup peeled, cooked chestnuts 2 slices white bread 1/2 cup butter 1 sprig rosemary 2 leaves sage 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 egg 1 cup rich veal demi-glace Amaretto ...