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2008-07-19 06:00:24

By Elizabeth Large, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 19--The idea of organic food at Artscape seems so right -- those artistic, hippie types eat a lot of sprouts and tofu, don't they? But it also seems so wrong. Festival food is about grease and calories: funnel cakes, gyros, pizza, fries, hamburgers, Jamaican wings and jumbo hot dogs. Even the Brass Elephant, the fine-dining Baltimore restaurant that has had a presence at Artscape since the festival began, knows what fair-goers want. Its booth...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.