Shay Angela, Thelonius Monk, Angela Open discussed on The CBS Evening News

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Changes our affiliate. Did you hear about the new restaurant in Georgia? It has outside dining. All the ingredients are locally sourced, and there's never an empty table here. CBS's Steve Hartman on the road. For Atlanta based food writer Angela Hansberger. This pandemic has been hard to swallow. Can't write about restaurants when they're closed. I was facing a lot of anxiety. I kind of hit it. Caution crying. I was really sad for all the people. In the industry that I worked with. Angela says she had to get her mind off it Tarragon, so using ingredients from her garden and her encyclopedic knowledge of fine dining, Angela Open her own restaurant on her front porch, where she now serves. Chipmunk. This chipmunk. The little guys at a standing lunch reservation for months Now, whether it's veggie pizza and a side salad or imitation sushi with walnut want tons every day, Angela goes to remarkable lengths for her exclusive clientele. Took a while to try and make little tortillas that I can fold to put the to put the trip. I love the way that you're shaking. I love how you're realizing out crazy. It sounds as you're saying it. Today. It's many spaghetti with tiny date meatballs and a thimble full of breadsticks, The chipmunk who she named Thelonius Monk typically arrives within seconds of serving. Eats his fill and packs the rest to go in his cheeky doggy bag, and the reviews have been good. The reviews have been great. One day He came up with this little tiny bundle wadded up leaves and put it on the table. So I take it to mean he brought a tip. Still, you get the sense that he remains skeptical like there's got to be a catch. Angela's cat wishes their Waas a catch. But there will be none of that, because for Angela, this little bit of silliness has become her daily sustenance. What has it done for you? It's brought joy. I have more videos of this chipmunk than I have of my Children way we all need to find a way to cope during this pandemic. Which is why I'm giving Shay Angela my highest rodent restaurant rating. Three stripes. Steve Bartman, CBS News On the road. That's a new one will be right back tonight on the road segment is sponsored by Geico. Happy Go Queen, You could save even more by bundling home and car insurance. 86 56 at WCBS traffic and weather together. Here's Tom Committee still lots of volume through Queens on the fly in the Grand Central, and it's also still really heavy on the North bound side of the Whitestone Expressway from the L I e V. So this goes back onto the Van Wyck actually North bound side from the Van Wyck onto the Whitestone Expressway up to the foot of the Whitestone Bridge. But all the travelling is there have now been reopened. Collision has now been cleared. The North bound side of the Cross island is heavy. Now is we get up toward Northern Boulevard? We have a crash, and at least one lane is closed there. The North bound major Deegan is loaded up from the art of Cambridge, right up to the cross. Bronx, where the collision route 46 westbound it. McBride Avenue in Little Falls, Collision police activity. Those delays on the westbound side stretch back onto Route three all the way back to the Garden State Parkway. I'm Tom Kaminsky in the WCBS Traffic center..

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