This is mostly for Amy S., but a few others were interested so I asked mom to send the recipes. I'll just leave her to explain:I am sending 3 gooey butter cake recipes. The first one was in this week's St. Louis paper, from their files. This is not the one I make. ST LOUIS GOOEY BUTTER CAKE ... More >>
The original Dickey's barbecue, founded in Dallas in 1941 Back in October, Dallas County Commissioner Maurine Dickey's son Roland Dickey Jr. told the St. Louis Post Dispatch he expects to open 60 brand-new Dickey's Barbecue Pits by the end of 2012. Now comes this announcement from the eatery's presi ... More >>
It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial
Nuh-unh. Say it ain't so, Juan. Really, a comeback? That's what it says here: The most storied and sorry slugger in Texas Rangers history is aiming to make it back to the bigs, this time with the St. Louis Cardinals, who are apparently out of live bodies. Reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today, G ... More >>
The original Dickey's barbecue, founded in Dallas in 1941 In the St. Louis Post Dispatch, of all places, Roland Dickey Jr. talks about the plans to turn the family business into the nation's favorite barbecue franchise -- and, yeah, that'd be Dickey's Barbecue Pit, like you couldn't figure that out. ... More >>
Los Angeles CityBeat, which is staffed and edited by a few old colleagues of mine from New Times Los Angeles during my very brief stay in L.A., has an interview with Mark Cuban concerning, among other things, his controversial investigative Web site Sharesleuth. Chiefly, Joe Piasecki wants to know w ... More >>
Why didn't the Morning News' Lee Hancock win a Pulitzer? Because of Jasper, Ronald King, and karma.