| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
October always makes me think of pumpkins. As a kid, I’d make all sorts of pumpkin-themed projects in school and stomp around the neighborhood with a plastic jack-o-lantern to gather Halloween treats. As a grownup, I still get a hankering to do...
| Apr 27, 2011
Cinco de Mayo comes but once a year. But, tofuquiles? This South of the Border-inspired favorite is good all year long. It's comfort food with a flair.
Chilaquiles, the dish on which this is based, usually contains tortillas and often eggs, chicken and...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:21 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
If I was to write Midnight Sun based on page views, the blog would be lingerie football and Justin Bieber all the time.*
At least that's what this roundup of the 50 most clicked-on posts of the year tells me about Midnight...
| Feb 1, 2012
For at least five years, officials with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum passed bundles of cash totaling more than $1 million to a union representative, sometimes in a suitcase packed with $100 bills.
The payments, ranging from $1,400 to $187,700 each,...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:23 PM
The screams of joy from Monica Lawler could be heard across the cavernous clubhouse at Pimlico shortly after the Kentucky Derby ended Saturday.
She and her father, Bob Lawler, put money on No. 19, I'll Have Another, who had just won the first leg of...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:46 PM
About 7 p.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Mario Gutierrez was escorted by a group of handlers and police officers into the paddock at Churchill Downs.
The sign over his head, the one touting the 138 years of Kentucky Derby history by listing the first and...
| Jun 9, 2011
Early on a recent morning, Diana Rodgers, manager of the Mar Vista farmers market, drove north for two days of farm visits in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, including to three berry growers in Nipomo. When she arrived, the farms offered gorgeous...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Manny Pacquiao met with his promoter and his business manager Tuesday in what was described as "full, exploratory meeting," and the Filipino superstar boxer is prepared to decide his next opponent by Friday, promoter Bob Arum said. But that fight......
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
If the concept of âguilty pleasuresâ still made sense to me, then Robert Rodriguez's âMacheteâ (co-directed with Ethan Maniquis) would fit the definition. For sheer popcorn-munching pleasure, it was one of the most enjoyable film ex...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Cocina 214, a new upscale restaurant in the Winter Park’s Park Avenue area, will be headed by an international chef who grew up in the Azores, worked in Bermuda and was the leader among French restaurants in Dallas, Texas. Francisco “Chico&...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:38 PM
We've already reported the that COCINA|214 will bring a fresh approach to contemporary Mexican and Tex-Mex fare to Winter Park on May 5. Cinco de Mayo is an appropriate opening day don't you think? Now I know a little more about the menu at the...