How to feel a little bit better about ordering a $42 steak

Some need the excuse of a birthday or anniversary to splurge at celeb chef Jody Adams’ Rialto. Entrees at the Harvard Square restaurant run from $26 for roasted eggplant agrodolce (golden raisins, pine nuts, mozzarella, saffron tomatoes, chickpea arancini ) to $43 for grilled Tuscan sirloin steak (portabella, arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano, truffle oil). For those interested in … Continue reading How to feel a little bit better about ordering a $42 steak

Gates Foundation under the spotlight

One saying about international aid goes something like this – Give a man a fish and you feed him for one day; teach him how to fish and you feed him forever. Then there is another point of view – Give the guy the goddamn fish -- he’s starving! Then worry about fishing lessons. Having … Continue reading Gates Foundation under the spotlight