By Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 27, 2016
Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so many of us enjoy fresh-picked corn on the cob.
Gastropubs, or bar-restaurant combos serving high-end beer and food, started in the Capital Region with Brown & Moran’s in Troy in 1993. This latest and polished example also features a New Urbanism setting, mixing business and living in compact spaces in a luxury apartment complex on the west side of Saratoga Springs.
KEVIN QUEALY and MARGOT SANGER-KATZ/The New York Times
July 5, 2016
Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid. Unfortunately, the answer is anything but simple.
The arbitrary and capricious winter of 2016 was also far from normal for maple syrup producers, but in a good way. New York’s maple producers set a new production record for the state this year, surpassing 2015 — which was itself a 70-year high — by 18 percent.
By Daniel Neman/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 15, 2016
The decade began with a bloody war in Korea that came to a conclusion, of sorts, that satisfied no one. The Civil Rights movement found its first victories, leading to a sense, among some, that the nation’s fabric was beginning to fray.
The town of Glenville’s newest restaurant will be a mix of new and old. The Glass Tavern Restaurant will open next month on the ground floor of Socha Plaza 115, the newest in the cluster of buildings on Route 50 owned and operated by Socha Management.