Posts Tagged 'food'

My Day with the International Chef

Geoff Pickle, Web EditorMy day with Farmers Gastropub owner Bill Griffiths harkened back to my younger years growing up in a small Ozarks farm town in northern Arkansas. Continue reading ‘My Day with the International Chef’

Waiting on Wal-Mart

Brian Brown, ReporterMark your calendars for Feb. 11. This is the day a public hearing will be held on Bentonville, Ark-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plans to bring a fifth Neighborhood Market to town. Continue reading ‘Waiting on Wal-Mart’

Resolving to eat chili in 2011

Brian Brown, Reporter

Some people want to lose weight. Others want to quit smoking. But for me, I’d be happy just to eat some chili in 2011.

Continue reading ‘Resolving to eat chili in 2011’

Trim the Fat: New eateries change landscape of downtown dining

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorWeight change for the week: -2.2 pounds; total – 2.2 pounds

While bringing lunch to work instead of dining out makes it easier to watch what I eat and to balance the family budget, I freely admit that I enjoy leaving the office at lunchtime.

As a longtime downtown employee, I’ve often walked to lunch, hitting everywhere from Sub Shop to the now-closed Marco’s Pizzeria, and today, stopping in at the latest downtown addition, Ziggie’s.

I reason that even if I’m going to go out to eat, I can work in a quick bit of fresh air and a brisk walk in the process – even if it’s sometimes for a short distance. Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: New eateries change landscape of downtown dining’


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