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Outback Steakhouse Embarrassed by Australia Day Promotion.

The National Flag of Australia

Restaurant chain Outback Steakhouses embarrasses itself on an Australia Day promotion featuring the flag of another nation. The chain, shunned by Australians as not representative of the nation’s food, blocks users on Twitter outraged at the company.

Growing up Italian: The real Italian job


There is a lagoon famous all over the world that attracts millions of tourists every year. There is a city built on sand that inspired movies, books and intriguing love affairs. There is a port that made history worldwide. There are buildings that endured centuries, wars and domination. There is a unique culinary experience that accompanies it all.

Growing up Italian: My Little Christmas Story


I am a September baby. That means that, by the time my first Christmas rolled around, I was barely 3 months old. Clearly, I don’t remember a thing. Fortunately, my Dad was wise enough to take pictures.

The Frugal Wine Gal: Adelsheim Pinot Gris


During my exploration of Oregon wine, I have encountered many wineries that excite me when I see their bottle in my frugal price range. Adelsheim Vineyards is of of those wineries.

Growing Up Italian: Giving Many Grazie


Thanksgiving if the holiday that made me a better person. It made me more aware that there are so many reasons to be grateful, and I need to celebrate each one of them. Mille Grazie! (A thousand thank you’s)

Growing up Italian: My American Family Part 2


Here is what I learned from life: Diamonds are NOT a girl’s best friends. FRIENDS are. I know, truth can hurt, and don’t get me wrong…I like the bling bling, too. When it comes to real life, though, everybody needs a very close friend. A BFF as they call them now.

Growing up Italian: Two weddings and….one crushed!


When one gets married, in Italy, one is willing to grow deeper roots. I, on the other hand, always wanted to grow wings- for as long as I can remember.

Growing up Italian: How I Met My Brother From a Different Mother (Gemellino)


In Italy we have a popular saying: You can’t pick your family members, but you can choose your friends. How exciting! I got to have a twin, who is not my brother, but who’s the bestest of friends. If you find this confusing, you are not the  only one. Here’s how it all happened.

Order Eat Repeat


I caught up with the owner of HungryDucks.com – Darren Rabie down on the UO Campus in the middle of a student merch frenzy.

Growing up Italian: The Frigidaire


It never occurred to me, until later in life, that Frigidaire was just a name brand, and not the proper noun for the big, fat, boxy, noisy and shiny white appliance that sat in our kitchen corner for almost 30 years.

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