Gone fishin'

Any good fisherman will tell you to "fish when the fish are bitin'." Sounds like common sense, so why do we often ignore the obvious when it comes to our own business?

Mimi's: From France to Anaheim

From the fields of post-war france to the world of casual dining. At least that's how part of the Mimi's story goes.

For years Italian food to most Americans meant Southern-style red sauce, meatballs, and spaghetti.

It just may be the most under-exploited category on morning menus.

Imagine fried chicken without mashed potatoes and corn; or ordering a burger, hold the fries; or how about fish on a plate, no rice.

What's new again? Big juicy steaks, burgers, and prime rib. After years of eating less of the stuff, Americans have stopped beefing about health woes and started indulging again.

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