Jason Pierce, high on life.With all Jason Pierce has been through over the past two decades, it's a wonder he's still alive. Even more miraculous: His band, Spiritualized, is still together. Even though his drug-heavy days are behind him, Spiritualized's recent albums are still just as hazy as Pu ... More >>
Yaser Khalaf, owner of Medina and Baboush in the West Village, traveled throughout the Middle East and Europe as a child. Then in college, he traversed America, Route 66-style, in a van in which he literally blew the engine. His life-long passion for food, culture and people helped mold him into a s ... More >>
When eaters think of French cookery, they're generally more likely to focus on choucroute than kugel.
But Jewish food historian Joan Nathan is working to restore France's reputation as the birthplace of Ashkenazi cuisine with her new cookbook Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewis ... More >>
From County Meath, Ireland, two little girls have something in common with Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan, who are now suing the Texas Rangers. Oh boy.Based on a demand for injunctive relief just filed in Fort Worth bankruptcy court, it looks like Chuck Greenberg's just about had it with Tom Hick ... More >>
Megan FeldmanGuillermo Arriaga at the University of North Texas on SaturdayAs he took the podium before more than 100 fans and aspiring writers at the University of North Texas on Saturday, the author of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel was surprised by the turnout. "Wow," said Guillermo Arriaga, s ... More >>