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Making it Happen at Caribbean Stone Restaurant

4 Aug

For 15 years, Miss Marva has been serving up delicious food reminiscent of her native Guyana at Caribbean Stone Restaurant, 217 W. 8th Street. In 1996, Miss Marva took over the restaurant from her brother who, at the time, was only serving vegetarian dishes. Revamping the menu was the first order of business and we, […]

Local Small Business Goes “Big”

8 Jul

Jerome Brown’s barbecue sauces have gone from being handmade in his restaurant’s kitchen to being mass-produced for sale in 14 Sam’s Club stores. Great story via Barbecue sauce gets ready to spread. Every business needs a Katrina Brown. With a degree in business and finance, and huge personality, she pushed her father to patent and […]

Something Cool is Churning at City Kidz Ice Cream Cafe

23 Jun

You may know about City Kidz Ice Cream Cafe’s many different flavors of hand dipped ice cream and wonderful sandwiches and salads but did you know that a new brand of premium ice cream is being developed right at the Cafe? This Friday, you will have the opportunity to get in on the action. The […]

Going Veggie Downtown

22 Jun

Vegetarians are not in pursuit of the latest diet craze; many simply seek a well-balanced diet or choose to not eat meat for a variety of other personal reasons.  It’s a lifestyle that, if practiced properly, has the potential to decrease disease and increase strength and endurance.  Veggie lovers seem to be on to something! You may […]

Shopping Secrets of GoLO Chefs

20 Jun

Chef Anthony Bourdain, of Kitchen Confidential fame, says you can tell a lot about a restaurant by the trucks that pull up outside its delivery entrance. If the trucks are from reputable vendors of seafood or meat, or are emblazoned with the names of local farms, that’s a good sign. But if the restaurant’s food […]