The death last week of poet and critic, memoirist, UC Irvine professor and sometime performance artist Robert Peters offers yet another moment of confounding if useless juxtapositions. The physically strong, robust specimen of all-American Midwestern vigor, the robust body and mind, the wit and hear ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterHow can you go wrong with fried food? Seriously. Chef Josef Lageder even gives you a meat alternative, if the thought of veal makes you squeamish. (It shouldn't. In fact, it tastes even better.) He serves up a few words of cooking wisdom on the side, deeming this recipe use ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterDid you know The First Cabin is open to the public? We did. What we weren't aware of were their separate European breakfast and comfort lunch menus. Nor did we realize just how much Chef Josef digs the pig. How about the planning that goes into their month-long Oktoberfest ... More >>
Oktoberfest season is revving, so I read with amusement a story in Der Spiegel today about how the granddaddy of all Oktoberfests, the one in Munich, has become increasingly gay-friendly over the past 15 years, with a special "Gay Sunday" set aside for tourists and residents alike and brewers set ... More >>
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