Art Scene: Art and Earth

In the early part of the 20th century, homes across the United States featured “Victory Gardens,” in addition to the typical rose bushes and boxwood hedges.   [dropcap]Spurred[/dropcap] by a sense of patriotism and encouraged by the government to help alleviate the pressure on the food supply during wartime, these gardens were not simply something…

Notable: Paizi’s Gyros

A lot of food trucks come and go, but you know yours is doing something right when your customers beg you to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Photo by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]This[/dropcap] summer, Hari and Ilona Paizi decided they had kept their loyal fans waiting long enough, and opened the doors of Paizi’s Gyros in…

Final Thought

Given AY’s food focus this month, it seems appropriate to share a thought or two about my experiences in the food-services industry.   [dropcap]My[/dropcap] first real job was at a hamburger joint on Highway 79 on the southwest side of Pine Bluff: Rich’s Hamburgers No. 3. I had just turned 16. It was time to…