Football or Piccolo? Best of Hot Dish: January 31-February 4, 2011

A still life in honor of the big game

A still life in honor of the big game

This weekend sees the world championship of football and warmer temperatures--what could be better? In the meantime, we'd like you to chew on some fine food news this week. In this big-game edition of the weekly wrap-up, you'll find reports on the free, the favorite, the future, and the foodie, in addition to a classy recipe for your high-brow Super Bowl guests and a suggestion to the player-haters among you.

And, to kick it off...

The Hot Dish wishes you a fab football weekend. And, if you hate the sport--hear there are tables open at Piccolo on Sunday. Just sayin'.