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Kitchen Witch
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004 12:00 am
As I've been a life-long fan of the Magic Kitchen restaurant, I have to admit it's been the primary source of my Thai food cravings for as long as I've been a Springfield resident. But I have d
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003 12:00 am
Since I began writing this column a year ago, I've had the pleasure of meeting and talking with many restaurant owners, cooks, and food professionals. What I have noticed more than anything is that th
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003 12:00 am
Two local restaurants are blending food and art to creative an appetizing atmosphere for the senses. "I just love the arts," says chef Augie Mrozowski, owner of Augie's Front Burner. Evidence of
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003 12:00 am
Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican holiday celebrating Mexico's victory over an invading French army in 1862. It's also the name of a new Mexican restaurant that does an honorable job of celebrating
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003 12:00 am
A tip before you order at Mariah's: Try something served with the homemade red sauce, a house specialty. The flavorful tomato sauce, which is rich with herbs, spices and onion, is light in texture and
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003 12:00 am
No matter the season, the soup's always on at the Feed Store. For nearly three decades, the restaurant has been serving up bowls of mushroom bisque and Wisconsin cheese soup for lunchtime crowds. Th
Kitchen Witch
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003 12:00 am
Chef and caterer Dave Linn won't be eating traditional turkey and trimmings this Thanksgiving. It's not because he dislikes the bird. It's just that after preparing approximately 50 complete turkey di
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003 12:00 am
The New England Lobster House may be a long way from the East Coast, but it's been proving for more than 20 years that tasty seafood does exist in central Illinois. Owner Cathy Sims Norgaard says cu


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