Saturday: Weekend

THE NEW TRUCK ON THE BLOCK

MARQUETTE - On April 28, Marquette got its first taste of a brand new food truck - Superior Mobile Koney.The truck is owned by Mike Grant, a former Stucko's Pub & Grill employee who purchased the truck from his employers."They told some of us higher-ups that they had working for them ...

Hamels outduels Zimmermann as Rangers beat Tigers 5-1

DETROIT - Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers brought Jordan Zimmermann's unbeaten start to an end.Hamels held Detroit to one hit in seven scoreless innings, and the Rangers became the first team this season to beat Zimmermann when they topped the Tigers 5-1 on Friday night. Both clubs came in ...

Phillips homers again, Reds beat Brewers 5-1

CINCINNATI - The 28,249 fans got momentarily quiet, and then screamed when Jay Bruce caught Ryan Braun's fly ball near the warning track in right field for the final out. One of the strangest streaks in baseball history had finally ended.Brandon Phillips homered for the third straight game and ...

Frye leads Cavs past Hawks

ATLANTA - LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances.Kevin Love came up big, too.But when Channing Frye turned in the best playoff game of his career, the Atlanta Hawks didn't have a chance.Frye scored 27 points and the Cavaliers kept up their 3-point barrage Friday ...

A celebration of FERMENTATION

MARQUETTE - Tickets are now on sale for the Marquette Home Brewer's Club's inaugural Spring Fermentation Celebration, which will be held June 4 at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette.The event is a beer, wine, cider and mead fest with "something for everyone," according to David Gill, ...

McNugget makeover? McDonald’s tests ‘simpler’ recipe

NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's wants to take some of the mystery ingredients out of Chicken McNuggets.The world's biggest hamburger chain says it is testing an artificial preservative-free version of Chicken McNuggets, which have practically become synonymous with hyper-processed foods since they ...

MANGIAMO: ‘LET’S EAT’

SHPEMING - Back in the 1960s, Ralph Gervasi of Ishpeming had an idea to convert a white delivery truck into a food truck that he could sell cudighi sandwiches out of during the evening hours. Little did he know, some 50 years later, the residents of Ishpeming would still be craving those same ...

TURNING UP THE HEAT

MARQUETTE - The Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University hosted its Memorial Chili Challenge on Tuesday at the Jacobetti Complex."The chili challenge has been running for more than 20 years," said Christopher Kibit, professor in NMU's hospitality and tourism management program. I've ...

TURNING UP THE HEAT

MARQUETTE - The Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University hosted its Memorial Chili Challenge on Tuesday at the Jacobetti Complex."The chili challenge has been running for more than 20 years," said Christopher Kibit, professor in NMU's hospitality and tourism management program. I've ...

LET’S TALK SAUSAGE

MARQUETTE - Confucius is often cited for the old proverbial saying, "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." Glenn Andrews, owner of Smokehouse Glenn/Northern Meats in Ishpeming, is a firm believer in that.Andrews has more than 45 years in the sausage ...

Big Burger Grille opens its doors in Harvey

By JUSTIN MARIETTIJournal Staff WriterARQUETTE - Harvey residents now have a new option for dining on Carmen Drive.Big Burger Grille, which is in the same building as Main Street Pizza at 150 Carmen Drive in Harvey, opened its doors on Feb. 25."It's been wonderful - we've had a really good ...

Mastering a sweet and spicy glaze for ham

By ELIZABETH KARMELAssociated PressAt Easter, there is just nothing better than a spiral-cut ham! Because I grew up with my grandmother roasting fresh, white, uncured hams, a sweet-glazed spiral-cut ham has always been a delicacy to me.My best friend's mother bought one every Easter and to me ...

Let’s get COOKING

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Food Co-op has begun offering a series of cooking classes that are free and open to the public.Sarah Monte, education coordinator, said the Co-op applied for a Specialty Crop Block Grant, which is administered through the Michigan Department of Agriculture."What this ...

DISTRIBUTION BEGINS

MARQUETTE - On Feb. 12, Cognition Brewing Company of Ishpeming began distribution of its beer through Imperial Beverage, based out of Kalamazoo, Mich."We are looking at bars in the Upper Peninsula, first of all, that like craft beer," said Jay Clancey, owner of Cognition. "We are only selling ...