Sunday Summary for 11 July 2021, or the links to what I’ve been writing...

Henceforth it is my aim to post a Sunday compendium of links here at the web site, these directing you to recent writings of...

Trust me, salads ARE a vegetable

Last Thanksgiving my wife's employer gifted the department with $25 coupons to be applied against purchases of turkey, ham and vegetables. Trust me when...

New Albany eatery and bar openings, closings and little known third categories

2020 began normally enough, but by mid-March the pandemic had caused the first round of restaurant and bar shutdowns to begin. As it pertains...

I got food, but I’m not a foodie

To paraphrase Esquire’s Charles P. Pierce: pertinent musical accompaniment to have and have not, courtesy of The Killers. Today, a consideration of self-identity that originally appeared at...

F&D column: “Tales and cookbooks about Soviet food”

(As published at Food & Dining Magazine on 28 February 2021) Daniil Kharms (1905-1942) was a Russian writer during Soviet times, and to our eyes...

Say hello to Agave & Rye Epic Tacos, an eatery conceived with Floyd County...

"Notes from the Underground" extends a hale and hearty welcome to Agave & Rye Epic Tacos. Here's a preview I wrote at Food &...

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Nawbany’s peculiar and unofficial “Beer Walk”: 2007, 2014 and 2021

The essay below was written and published at NAC in 2007, a full year before NABC staged its first Fringe Fest "alternative" at the Day Old Bread...

OTA Archive from June, 2020: “There, there. People are dying, so you may have...

In New Albany, Harvest Homecoming is once again under way after a year's layoff owing to COVID safety protocols. This column originally appeared at...

Diary: It’s very disappointing when independent small business owners become science deniers

Recently at Pints&union we received a cyber complaint from a disgruntled customer. To his credit, the patron made no effort to conceal his identity, which...