(1) To simmer a food or foods in a small amount of liquid that is usually served with the food as a sauce.(2) A dish cooked by stewing, usually one in which the main ingredients are cut in small pieces.
Stew (Mark Stewart, born 1961) is a critcally acclaimed singer/songwriter from Los Angeles. In the early 1990s he formed a band called The Negro Problem and later went on to release albums under his own name. His 2000 release Guest Host was named Album of the Year by Entertainment Weekly and his 2002 album The Naked Dutch Painter and Other Songs repeated that feat.