20. 06. 2017

Pittsburgh’s meister of artisan bread

Tweet Nick Ambeliotis never doubted his life’s work would revolve around food. The Ohio native grew up working for his father, Mike, in the corner grocery store he started after World War II...

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20. 06. 2017

A different kind of runner’s high

Tweet As he lines up for Monday’s Boston Marathon, John Platt will feel the same jitters as every runner, plus a few of his own. Did I train hard enough? Will I make...

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26. 01. 2017

A519 Chocolate turns into a sweet career

Tweet With dual degrees in neuroscience and psychology, Amanda Wright possesses both a knack for problem-solving and the patience of a saint. Two skills that served her well as a research assistant studying...

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26. 01. 2017

Raise your spirits this winter with toasty cocktails

Tweet Nothing may be more pleasurable at day’s end than a well-crafted cocktail. The clink of ice on glass, the magical mix of sweet, sour and alcoholic — it’s a great way to...

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07. 09. 2016

McLaughlin Distillery crafts fine spirits in Sewickley Hills

Tweet Kim McLaughin crafts some mighty fine spirits in the abandoned party house he’s been renovating the past year in Sewickley Hills. It’s an avocation turned vocation that’s totally hip but not all...

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11. 08. 2016

The scoop on vegetable ice cream

Tweet Ice cream is a sweet treat that is easy to fall in love with, and it tastes all the more heavenly in summer, when hot days and humid nights beg for something...

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28. 07. 2016

Refreshing cocktails for summer

Tweet When it comes to a cold adult beverage, I almost always opt for a hop-heavy pour of India pale ale. It’s a learned taste, to be sure, but one that never seems...

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28. 07. 2016

Into the (Wild) Woods of New Jersey

Tweet                     WILDWOODS, N.J. — Beach vacations, done right, have a magical way of getting you to eat, drink and do things you’d normally...

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28. 07. 2016

Jazz up corn on the cob

Tweet Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so many of...

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11. 04. 2016

George Mason’s Gunston Hall plantation offers a look at 18-century Virginia life

Tweet MASON NECK, Va. — George Washington’s Mount Vernon tends to get all the attention when it comes to historic homes in the Washington, D.C., area, and deservedly so: One of the most-visited Colonial sites...

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