Being forced to close the doors for several weeks while also being forced to find a new location would be more than enough to doom many small restaurants.
No matter how much or little wine I open at any given meal, there always seems to be some left over.
It's 5 on a Friday morning, and Nancy Raber is already up and in the kitchen, baking pies for the South Side Farmers Market on Saturday morning.

Food

  • Baker tries it all with grandmother's recipes
    The Cookie Nook is all about family. From the desserts owner Michelle Noe creates using recipes from her late grandmother to the window decorations done by her mother, Noe’s family is involved with the bakery in downtown Auburn.
  • Tom's Donuts adds shop
    Melissa Wasson grew up around the doughnut business. Her family has been working with Tom's Donuts since 1980 – before she was born. Her parents continue to manage the shop at the corner of West State Boulevard and Wells Street.
  • The great bay leaf debate
    It sounds like the stuff of urban food myths, except the story's true: Wife simmers a pot of spaghetti sauce with a dried bay leaf in it. She neglects to extract the brittle herb before dinner is served. Husband swallows the leaf and chokes on it, prompting a 911 call.
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