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2008 Stories by Jonanna Widner

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  • Capriccio Ristorante shoots for Italian elegance but serves up tedium

    published October 2, 2008

    As Americans, we know how to pick our nostalgia. We pluck the good, fleshy bits from the bones of our memories and leave the gristle to decay... More >>

  • Cheap Hookah

    published September 4, 2008

    Upon hearing I had been assigned the duty of reviewing Al Amir, a Lebanese restaurant way up on Belt Line, I decided to study the... More >>

  • Still I Rise

    published August 21, 2008

    There's a wonderful scene in an episode of Mad Men, AMC's drama about early-1960s New York ad execs, in which a character orders some... More >>

  • Pirate of the Caribbean

    published July 17, 2008

    Ah, Dallas, the town with no history. Think about it: We tear down centuries-old buildings so we can erect temples built of fake bricks and... More >>

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