Slurpee of the samurai

Slurpee of the samurai

This must be what they were actually putting in Popeye’s spinach can.  Seriously—glugging down liquid spinach is smoke and mirrors, people. Matcha’s got it beat by a mile; the bright green leaves pack about a day’s worth of springy energy, without that underside-of-a-rock taste.  Shake it up with Twisted Branch’s energy drink: It has more […]

The story that won’t go away

The story that won’t go away

Columns like this shouldn’t have to be written anymore.  Yet they are. Articles about the lack of African-American head coaches in professional and college sports should be a subject of the past.  Unfortunately, they aren’t. The Indianapolis Colts (www.colts.com) winning a Super Bowl (www.nfl.com) should be more about Tony Dungy finally capturing the Lombardi Trophy […]

Miami mojo

Miami mojo

The plain ol’ B.L.T. just doesn’t compare. Café Cubano brings a south Floridian flair to Charlottesville with its multilayered Cuban Sandwich recipe. Café Cubano owner Tony Jorge says the Cuban Sandwich—featuring a garlic-citrus “mojo” marinade—is one of his most popular lunch specials. “I try to duplicate the mojo texture that is very common in the […]