Archive for April, 2011

04/1/2011

From The Editor

I grew up not only eating my vegetables but loving them. My father and his brothers owned a Chicago seed company, and he’d often bring home produce from the farm where they tested new varieties. My mother, who had majored in home economics at Cornell, scorned the canned vegetables so popular in many 1950s households […]

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04/1/2011

Lifetime Achiever

Plummer stars in the festival’s closing night film, Beginners. It’s about “a wonderful character,” he says, a man who comes out of the closet at 75. Christopher Plummer, the Cinema Master Award honoree at this month’s Sarasota Film Festival, has had a long and distinguished career in acting. But it’s a career that almost didn’t […]

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04/1/2011

Command Performance

Sean Murphy isn’t hungry. True, it’s 7 a.m. and he has a busy day ahead of him—one of the busiest of his life, in fact—but all he can eat is a bun and a cup of coffee. There’s a great restaurant downstairs in the lobby of the hotel, but breakfast is definitely not the most […]

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04/1/2011

Fresh

  It’s Saturday morning, and it seems like half of Sarasota is streaming through downtown’s Farmers Market, a 31-year-old institution that stretches out for blocks from the intersection of Lemon Avenue and Main Street. The scene is noisy and cheerful. Tables are laden with colorful fruits and vegetables, herbs, fresh flowers, jam, warm loaves of […]

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04/1/2011

Gifts from the Gulf

  Gulf seafood is starring on menus all across the country right now, as food purveyors and chefs celebrate the recovery of Gulf of Mexico fisheries from last year’s oil spill. One trend-spotting newsletter even declared, “Gulf seafood is the new bacon!” Translation: Just as foodies lusted after bacon in the last few years, devouring […]

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