Happy Cows

Dear Foodie, When visiting a restaurant, I always make a habit of inquiring from where my hamburger meat comes. Recently, when I asked the question I got not only the name of the farm on which the animal was raised, that it had been raised humanely and that the farm took particular care to make […]

Dear Foodie: Is Illegal Moonshine Better?

Dear Foodie, While visiting a bar in Chicago the other night, I noted that “moonshine” in different flavors was on the drink menu. Being from Kentucky, I promptly ordered a “moonshine” drink. It just didn’t do anything for me so I went back to my usual – a bourbon on the rocks. What is the […]

Dear Foodie: Photography Faux Pas

Dear Foodie, Recently while dining out, I snapped a picture of my sirloin steak dish. I thought that the matre de was going to break my camera as he came rushing over and demanded that taking pictures of food was forbidden by the chef who is a well known celebrity chef in this town. I […]

Dear Foodie: Terrible Twos

Dear Foodie, The other evening, my husband and I went out for date night. We chose a very nice exclusive and expensive restaurant because we wanted as romantic a setting as possible – we rarely go out and are usually tearing out our hair trying to feed our kids, get them to lessons and so […]