sea bass [Photo]

Cashew encrusted sea bass with Thai coconut rice is a luxurious take on Kosher dining, seen at Abigael’s Restaurant in New York.

chef [Photo]

Chef Jeff Nathan of Abigael's Restaurant in Manhattan is bringing a new level of chicness to kosher dining.

Study from Portrait of Pope Innocent X [Photo]

A Christie's auction house worker in London adjusts "Study from Portrait of Pope Innocent X by Velazquez," a Francis Bacon painting. The painting is one of dozens inspired by Velazquez's work, which Bacon described as "a picture I have always been haunted by." More than 15 years after his death, a retrospective of his work heads to London, Madrid and New York.

Francis Bacon [Photo]

Francis Bacon, a self-taught painter, used disturbing imagery and distorted figures to address life's big questions with brutal frankness.

MU defensive tackle Ziggy Hood [Photo]

MU defensive tackle Ziggy Hood is on the Outland Trophy Watch List his season.

MU's Jaron Baston fights a block [Photo]

Missouri nose tackle Jaron Baston, center, No. 96, fights a blocker during the Tigers’ game against Nevada.

MU's Jaron Baston [Photo]

Jaron Baston laughs with the other linemen during practice Sept. 16.

MU nose tackle Jaron Baston [Photo]

Missouri nose tackle Jaron Baston pumps up the crowd during the Tigers’ game against Nevada.

MU linebacker Jeff Gettys [Photo]

Sophomore linebacker Jeff Gettys signals to his teammates where to stand during a practice play Sept. 16.

Cottage community zoning plan [Graphic]

Shelter Gardens hosts One Read program [Photo]

The Newcomer Schoolhouse in Shelter Gardens was the site for One Read program's talk about the role of one-room schoolhouses in American history.

Former student shares experiences [Photo]

Linda Green browses through photos of her childhood days, when she attended a one room schoolhouse in southern Iowa. Green spoke about her experiences in that schoolhouse and the role one room schoolhouses have played in history for the One Read program, sponsored by KOPN Tuesday.

Schoolhouse celebration emphasizes classroom history [Photo]

MU student Sarah Byrne talks about a book with Tatum Owens at the Newcomer Schoolhouse Tuesday at Shelter Gardens. Byrne was a volunteer for the One Read event that focused on the roles one room school houses have played in history.

Funeral home use approved [Graphic]

Rock Bridge offensive lineman Skylar Hinton is carted off the field on Sept. 12 [Photo]

Rock Bridge offensive lineman Skylar Hinton gets carted off the field after breaking his left fibula in a loss to McCluer North on Sept. 12, 2008.

Buffalo quarterback Drew Willy is described by his coach as a team leader [Photo]

Although quarterback Drew Willy, a team leader among the Bulls, downplays his ability to make teammates better, Buffalo coach Turner Gill said it’s one of the senior’s biggest assets.

Hickman softball pitcher Taylor Cowan celebrates perfect game [Photo]

Taylor Cowan celebrates with teammates after Hickman’s win. Her coach Courtney Haskell calls her a workhorse.

Soccer player adjusts to U. S. life [Photo]

Dylan Barduzzi motions to his Columbia Cougar teammates on Wednesday during a soccer match against their Lindenwood rivals. Barduzzi, a freshman from Brazil, did not find the back of the net during his team's 2-1 loss.

Hickman pitcher Taylor Cowan throws perfect game [Photo]

Hickman senior Taylor Cowan makes her delivery against Rock Bridge on Thurday night. Cowan threw a perfect game in the Kewpies 1-0 victory at University Field on the MU campus.

Brazil native Tally Mattos digs during a Columbia Cougars volleyball practice [Photo]

Tally Mattos digs during a Columbia Cougars volleyball practice. Mattos, whose home is in Brazil, enjoys chatting with her friends there via MSN Messenger. Browsing the web is among her interests, and it was through the Internet that she was recruited for the Cougars' team.