2024-05-20 10:54 AM

Dowd on Drinks: The Season To Use Your Noggin

My introduction to eggnog came at about the age of 7 in the form of my grandmother’s do-it-yourself kit: One egg, an 8-ounce glass, a spoonful of sugar, a little bottle of vanilla extract and a fork.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Harvey Milk I Knew

On the 30th anniversary of his assassination, a true American civil rights hero has finally been introduced to a wide national audience with the release of the outstanding, Oscar-worthy film, “Milk,” in theatres this week.

Movie Review: ‘Milk’

Biopics are tricky things. Filmmakers who undertake them are required to balance narrative flow with documented real-life experiences.

Fresh Milk on the Doorstep Again


Families are seeing more than just a copy of the News-Press delivered to their doorstep these days. Thanks to one neighborhood newbie’s efforts, residents are getting milk sent straight from the farm to their front porch.

Some Say Beer Beats Wine in This Pairs Competition

"We have a lot of flavors to work with imparted from the grains, but also from the hops," said the 45-year-old beermaker, flavors like caramel, coffee, and chocolate that result from the roasting of the barley; grassy, tangy, and citrusy flavors from the hops; and banana and clove flavors, among others, imparted by certain yeasts. […]

Costa Verde Restaurant


The Costa Verde Restaurant, meaning “Green Coast” in Spanish, is true to its name and as fresh as if it was situated along the South American shoreline, overlooking the ocean. The Arlington restaurant specializes in Peruvian cuisine and offers a colorful assortment of seafood, as well as meat, potatoes, rice, beans and more. The result […]

Restaurant Review: Myanmar


In a small strip mall diagonal from the Fairview Parkway exit on Lee Highway, there sits a humble Burmese restaurant simply known as Myanmar. It is one of only two Burmese restaurants in the entire metro area to serve authentic Burmese food.