NEW & NOTEWORTHY.WEDGE DAY: Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is an ice cream parlor chain based in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. History
The company was co-founded in 1988 by Susan and Donald Sutherland (unrelated to actor Donald Sutherland), who sought ice cream that was neither hard-packed is hosting free wedge day from 4 to 7 p.m. today at its stores and offering sample tastes of its newest product, the wedge, a prepackaged pre·pack·age
tr.v. pre·pack·aged, pre·pack·ag·ing, pre·pack·ag·es
To wrap or package (a product) before marketing.
Adj. 1. , individual slice of ice cream pie.
The wedge, priced between $3.49 and $3.99 each, is available in three flavors - mudslide pie (chocolate ice cream layered with sweet cream ice cream in an Oreo cookie pie crust with imported chocolate), cafe latte (Oreo cookie crust with coffee ice cream, nougat nou·gat
A confection made from a sugar or honey paste into which nuts are mixed.
[French, from Provençal, from nougo, nut, from Old Provençal noga, from Vulgar Latin , chocolate chips, almonds and cinnamon) and white chocolate raspberry (white chocolate ice cream layered with raspberry ice cream, imported chocolate, white chocolate chips and raspberries in an Oreo crust).
For a sample (while supplies last), stop by Cold Stone Creamery locations in Calabasas (4799 Commons Way), Glendale (132 S. Brand Blvd.), Sherman Oaks (14622 Ventura Blvd.), Northridge (19500 Plummer St.), Camarillo (4986 Verdugo Way) or others stores throughout Southern California.
- Natalie Haughton
ORANGE MINTS FOR GOBLINS: Tic Tac, the breath mint, is getting dressed up for Halloween. Small packages of seven orange mints each featuring ghosts, bats or pumpkins on the label are packed 30 together in a Halloween box with a suggested retail price of $2.49. You'll find them at Vons and Ralphs. They'll give trick or treaters or partiers a big burst of orange flavor.
CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL
To celebrate its 18th anniversary, Chinois on Main is hosting special harvest moon celebration dinners in Chinese Lantern Festival tradition Tuesday and Oct. 10. The feast ($75 per person, menu only) includes shark fin soup with vegetables and glass noodles; stir-fried duck in lettuce cups; steamed red king fish with broccoli; Chinois-style lobster with miso (Multiple Inputs Single Output) Pronounced "my-so," it is the use of multiple transmitters and a single receiver on a wireless device to improve the transmission distance. See MIMO. pad-thai noodles noo·dle 1
A narrow, ribbonlike strip of dried dough, usually made of flour, eggs, and water.
[German Nudel. in a green curry; braised braise
tr.v. braised, brais·ing, brais·es
To cook (meat or vegetables) by browning in fat, then simmering in a small quantity of liquid in a covered container. leg of lamb hot pot; and assorted delights for dessert. There will be entertainment and party favors. The restaurant is located at 2709 Main St., Santa Monica. For reservations or information, call (310) 392-9025. FREEBIE free·bie also free·bee
An article or service given free: "such freebies as subway and bus maps" New York. LEAFLET
Reddi-wip whipped cream is offering a free leaflet, Shake Up Your Recipes, featuring a bunch of tempting-sounding goodies such as Chocolate Grasshopper grasshopper, name applied to almost 9,000 different species of singing, jumping insects in two families of the order Orthoptera. Grasshoppers are long, slender, winged insects with powerful hind legs and strong mandibles, or mouthparts, adapted for chewing. , Apple Praline Pie, Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie, Pecan pecan: see hickory.
Nut and tree (Carya illinoinensis) of the walnut family, native to temperate North America. Occasionally reaching a height of about 160 ft (50 m), the tree has deeply furrowed bark and feather-shaped leaves. Belgian Waffles and more. For a free copy, send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to Shake Up Your Recipes Cookbook Offer, PO Box 5524, Department I, Riverton, NJ 08077-0806 or visit www.reddi-wip.com.
DINING OUT: Oktoberfest time is here, which means brewery restaurants like Karl Strauss and Gordon Biersch are pouring their annual Oktoberfest brews and have scheduled celebration days (Biersch on Oct. 13 and Strauss on Oct. 14) when oom-pah-pah bands will perform.
Look for special German-accented menu items, already in place at Strauss and starting Oct. 13 at Biersch.
Independent restaurants such as the Matterhorn Chef, 13726 Oxnard St., Valley Glen, (818) 781-4330, and the German Place, 23115 Lyons Ave., Newhall (661) 255-9790, are also worth consideration. They are usually packed with revelers, especially on October weekends.
There's a Gordon Biersch Brewing Co. at 145 S. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, (818) 569-5240, and the local Karl Strauss is at Universal CityWalk, 1000 Universal Center Drive, Universal City, (818) 753-2739.
Incidentally, octogenarian oc·to·ge·nar·i·an
Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
A person between 80 and 90 years of age. founder-brewer Karl Strauss will make a personal appearance at the restaurant from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14. He'll undoubtedly be toasting customers with many ``prosits'' during his short stay.
- Larry Lipson
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