Daily Food
AAARRRGGGHHH - Talk Like a Pirate
Ahoy, mateys! Those wacky folks at Opal Divine's Freehouse (700 West 6th Street, 477-3308)will be all dressed up and talking like pirates this Friday evening, September 19th. The Jolly Garogers will be on hand to provide musical entertainment and there will also be a pirate costume contest. For more info, go to www.opaldivines.com and/or www.talklikeapirate.com.

11:59AM Wed. Sep. 17, 2008, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Who Is on the Range?
Years ago when I was making salads and desserts at a restaurant on Kerbey Lane, one of the chefs and I dropped by the restaurant on our mutual day off to pick up our paychecks. When the owner saw us sitting on the patio towards the end of lunch service, he ran outside in a panic shouting "Who is on the range, who is on the range?" Ever since then, that's the phrase I use to refer to the person in charge of the kitchen, or in this case, the Chronicle's new food blog. So - Virginia's on the range here. Most of the time, gathering information for and writing my column, reviewing restaurants, and organizing the Chronicle food section is more than enough work to keep me busy. Occasionally, I still get the urge to create restaurant desserts and a couple of days of baking usually scratches that itch. But when the press release about the Z'Tejas Chile Bash Dessert Recipe contest showed up in my email back in July, I just could not resist the challenge. I'm really not much of a chile-head and I only have two

3:57PM Mon. Sep. 15, 2008, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

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