BARRY COURTER: Lisa, if you've ever wanted to get out and try what local chefs are doing with all the fresh produce, meats and cheeses that are produced locally, this is the week. Gaining Ground, which promotes such things, has organized Harvested Here, a weeklong event in which more than 25 restaurants have redone their menus to focus on local-only products. It's a great idea and a great opportunity to venture out a little bit.
LISA DENTON: I like home cooking that I don't have to cook at home, so this sounds really appealing to me. But it's more than meat-and-three plates. Local ingredients run the gamut -- the variety would probably surprise a lot of people. But that means that you can get everything from fancy fixings at Hennen's or St.