They were illegal until the late 1980s, but Utah's brew pubs are thriving despite the state's quirky alcohol laws. Brewers are no strangers to awards from the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival.
People still are eating out, but they're skipping the foie gras, restaurateurs say. At Silvertone Bar & Grill in Boston, the menu is full of affordable classics, and business has remained good during the slump, the restaurant's general manager says.
Country Captain is made with chicken fried in butter or bacon fat, then stewed with tomatoes, curries and peppers and served with white Carolina rice. It dates to the 18th century and is claimed by both Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.