| Jul 11, 2013
In the 1998 Zagat Survey Chicago Guide, of the 40 restaurants with the highest food ratings (based on popular opinion), 20 of them were French.
In the most recent Chicago Guide, fifteen years later, that list of 40 includes maybe five French...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Almost four years after her husband's death from Parkinson's disease, former Sacramento County, Calif., supervisor Sandra Smoley has reinvented her life.
She rented out the Fair Oaks home where she lived with her late husband, architect Walter Rohrer,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Bastille Day Brunch: In celebration of Bastille Day, the French independence holiday, Church & State Bistro is offering a La Jour de la Bastille brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 14. The traditional French menu includes oysters, foie de volaille...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News starts out with demonstrators on the streets near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum protesting the Treyvon Martin verdict. In Florida, people attended a rally for Trayvon Martin at Fort Mellon park in downtown Sanford....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday.
Froome and the other main contenders were more...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador.
Froome attacked about two-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development."
Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Oui love this freebie!
Romance is in the air for a Bastille Day celebration at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach with free entry for Florida residents on Thursdays, a $12 value.
The free admission, good all day for Florida residents, also...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Q: I'm wondering if you could locate a recipe from Pistache French Bistro for me? I get their Moules Frites "Mariniere" every time I'm there with a glass of Rosé. It brings me back to the summers I spent in the south of France. I would love to know how to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Baltimore Restaurant Week is less than three weeks away. That won't come soon enough for Baltimore restaurants, who took a beating from a slow and sultry holiday week.
See: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week 2013 [Pictures]
Silo.5% Wine Bar in Locust...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...