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2006 Stories by Steve Koppelman

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  • Georgia on My Mind

    published November 16, 2006

    Ah, beach food. Corn on the cob, hot dogs, freshly shucked clams. Pizza, burgers, and ice cream. There's nothing better after bobbing in the ocean... More >>

  • Wawel-Va-Voom

    published October 5, 2006

    Polish restaurant food is often taken for granted, the stuff of lunch counters and coffee shops, where you might get a cup of hastily-made borscht... More >>

  • Hot Enough for Ya?

    published September 7, 2006

    As the waiter put down our appetizers, one called "Balsa Pear with Sesame Oil" and the other a dish called "Beef and Lung in Special Sauce," he... More >>

  • Bacalhalia

    published August 17, 2006

    Until about six months ago, Chico's Place (4819 N. Dixie Hwy., Deerfield Beach, 954-420-0088) was a Portuguese bar in the middle of... More >>

  • Samba by the Slice

    published August 10, 2006

    I grew up in a part of Connecticut where the favorite local pizzas were what we called Greek-style, a shallow-pan pizza with tangy sauce baked so... More >>

  • Snowbirds! Come Back!

    published July 13, 2006

    About ten years ago, I lived in a bustling pan-Muslim neighborhood branching off a couple of blocks of Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. In a... More >>

  • Creative Loafing

    published May 18, 2006

    Regular readers of this space know that my territory is roadside taco trucks, fluorescent-lit noodle shops, and little mom-and-pop ethnic... More >>

  • Curry Favor

    published April 6, 2006

    For as long as Germans were in America, they ate sausages with mustard and sauerkraut bare, off a plate. Then, about a century ago, it occurred to... More >>

  • Mex-Mex

    published February 23, 2006

    There are some things you should know before going to Taqueria Doña Raquel (793 S. Dixie Hwy., Pompano Beach, 954-946-4490) for the... More >>

  • Curdistan

    published February 2, 2006

    Names are important. Myung Ga Tofu and BBQ Restaurant (1944 Weston Rd., Weston, 954-349-7337) is a Korean restaurant but not really a... More >>

  • Apres-Pai Gow

    published January 5, 2006

    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is surrounded by small businesses that cater to the whims gamblers can't meet inside the casino... More >>

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