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 V.20 No.10 | March 10 - 16, 2011 
Eating on a Dime

Mina's Dish

Eating on a Dime

Roadrunner’s Mobile Food Pantry rolls into a neighborhood near you

Brad Brown grew up in a family that made a tradition of giving. Two years ago, a Martineztown neighbor arrived at his door with a pair of shoes to sell: The man needed the money to buy food for his family. Brown’s concern took immediate form when he gave his partner, Mike Griego, a birthday present—a Roadrunner Food Bank mobile pantry in Martineztown. A seedling fund of $100 got it started, and it’s since become a community commitment.

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Restaurant Review

AmerAsia & Sumo Sushi

You say Confucius, I say Zen

Sometimes it freaks me out when Chinese restaurants serve sushi. Japanese food is light and neat, leaving nothing to chance. Prepared with short, meticulous strokes, sushi is the epitome of this culinary ethos. Meanwhile, Chinese food is created with broad, heavy, greasy strokes, unafraid of the chaos of a stir-fry. The two foods don’t belong together, and it often seems like they only end up on menus that are cynically aimed at ignorant Americans who think all Asian food is the same.

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jan 28)

Souper Heros

Souper Bowl

Local restaurants and chefs provide guests savory soups and delectable desserts. Attendees cast votes in many different categories.
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Tuesday

National Beer Can Appreciation Day at MÁS - Tapas y Vino

Enjoy live music, unlimited tapas and canned beer.

Make A Wish Fundraiser Night at Flying Star Café

Wednesday

Server Industry Night at Dirty Bourbon

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