Meet the Sun: Giselle Rivera-Flores

Welcome to the initial installment of an occasional series that introduces readers to the faces — and talents — of those who make the Worcester Sun your first choice in local media. 

The Dish: Kummerspeck tenders the tastiest holiday trimmings

Comfort foods become cravings in the months of November and December, and hearty meals tend to lead us right into sleeping bliss. For someone like me, the holidays are pure heaven. Recently, that nostalgic, emotional eating style has been captured by the menu offered at Kummerspeck.

The Balancing Act: The disconnect

“Social movements are the case studies most entrepreneurs are not reading. While their eyes are rampantly skimming through business books in search of the Golden Rule of success, they have overlooked the possibilities made through social movements and have failed to adopt some of their practices.”

So hungry you could eat a Horse Feast? Try deadhorse hill

At deadhorse hill, the trendy, well-regarded downtown eatery, Chef Jared Forman’s aptly named tasting menu is one of breathtaking explorations into the American palate. Coupling a unique approach to seasonal items with a regular rotation of inspiring presentations, the tasting menu we recently sampled provided all sorts of surprises.