How times change. When Costas Spiliadis came to North America from Greece 30 years ago, friends wondered why he insisted on cooking with olive oil rather than one of the popular name-brand vegetable oils advertised on television. “I was almost embarrassed to say I put olive oil in my food,” confesses Spiliadis, now the owner of Milos, a popular Montreal restaurant “I was ashamed of it.”By ANN BROCKLEHURST4 min
Washington, the most powerful city in the world, is agog. Nothing much fazes this town, but someone has stumped it. This would be the mystery author of Primary Colors, the hottest book in the country—and penned by Anonymous. The “novel,” brilliantly written, is about a slick governor of an unnamed southern state, a chap who has an eager eye for an ankle and who has a wife who is tough and smart. As a presidential candidate, “Jack Stanton” is easily recognizable.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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