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 Mar 10 - 16, 2011 
Mike Griego and Brad Brown set up tables in Martineztown.

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Eating on a Dime

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

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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

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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.

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Hot Tea for the Cold New Year

Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea

By Robin Babb
A three-course afternoon tea to celebrate the Year of the Boar.
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You So Saucy

The Five Mother Sauces Class

By Robin Babb
Learn to make all five mother sauces as well as how to extend them into other sauces. Walk out of this class with up to 30 recipes.
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