A few of my favorite things

Every now and then I like to take a step back from the HTS syllabus and make sure that my readers have a good background in the classics. I’m constantly depressed about the fact that I went all the way through high school and college—majoring in English, no less—without ever cracking open Moby Dick. Thus, […]

No Way, Jose!

No Way, Jose!

The gourmet lunch spot and wine shop Ciboulette has always had a mixed reputation: great food, erratic service. (Both these qualities were widely attributed to the shop’s owner, Jose De Brito, who is described on one local blog as having “kind of a tart personality.”) Now the prominent Main Street Market space will start with […]

Martha’s Café

Martha’s Café

Martha’s Café faces some stiff competition in its tucked-away location on Elliewood Avenue, off the Corner—it’s across the street from sorority girl-cum-Wahoo bar crawl mainstays Take It Away, the Biltmore Grill, and Buddhist Biker Bar—but it holds it own as a purveyor of reasonable meals just like Mom used to make, but with an exotic […]