Yale alumnus Robert Peace, a talented African-American man from a poor family in New Jersey, was murdered in a drug dispute in a Newark basement at the age of 30. Novelist Jeff Hobbs, the victim’s college roommate and friend, tells his story in, "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League."
Do your kids go along with you when you shop for groceries? A new Hopkins study says that can be bad for your family's overall health. Pamela Surkan, the study's lead investigator at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, explains why. Also, we talk about supermarket trends and new stores in our region with Jeff Metzger, president of Columbia-based Best-Met Publishing Co., publisher of Food Trade News, Food World and the Mid-Atlantic Grocery Industry Directory.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, James Beard Award-winning author Michael Ruhlman joins Midday foodies John Shields of Gertrude's and Henry Hong of Thames Street Oyster House to discuss roasting techniques.