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…

Notable: Chunky Dunk

According to the Chunky Dunk: A Milk and Cookies Truck Facebook page, “a cookie a day keeps the doctor away, especially if you add ice cream to it.” Since owner and head baker, Sara Slimp, has a degree in social work, it’s probably OK to assume this is sound medical advice. Photography by Ashlee Nobel…

Create: Dinner and a Movie

Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   [dropcap]Research[/dropcap] for this month’s recipes included re-watching a half dozen of my favorite films. The fact that googling “food films” yields a multitude of lists indicates just how intertwined food is with life. From “Ratatouille” to “Babette’s Feast,” over and again we see food as a…