| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:54 PM
For Father's Day, what could be better than a simple backyard menu of succulent barbecued chicken and creamy potato salad, enhanced with lots of chopped celery and scallions?
First marinated, and then baked (or almost steamed) in an aromatic barbecue...
| Apr 24, 2011
As the bus leaves Atlanta, Dennis Climpson is eager for conversation. He wants to talk about college football this Sunday morning, but I have a question for him. "Have you ever heard of the Freedom Rides?" I ask.
Fifty years ago next month, a group of 15...
| Apr 9, 2010
It's easy to overlook the quaint and resilient waterfront village of Punta Gorda, because not far away is a trio of southwest Florida's legendary resort islands: Sanibel, Captiva and Gasparilla.
The islands get the ink in glossy travel magazines,...
| Sep 12, 2010
Our waiter was staring at us in disbelief. Finally, he leaned forward and, ever so politely, asked my husband to repeat himself.
Although we had just ordered three appetizers, a soup and two main courses (we did eat every bite), my husband was, indeed,...
| May 1, 2011
Travel expert Pauline Frommer hopscotches around the world for a living, which means countless plane flights and a heaping helping of airline food.
"I never eat airline food, if I can help it," said Frommer, founder of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides and...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Sloan's (photo by Beth Black)
BEST ICE CREAM PARLOR
329 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 561-338-9887, Sloansonline.com
This Mizner Park ice cream parlor boasts some pretty creative alternatives to the standard chocolate, vanilla or strawberry...
| Nov 28, 2007
LET'S hit the high points of Judith Jones' career: pushed through the American translation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" and published Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Edited food legends such as Child, Marcella Hazan, Madhur Jaffrey,...
| Oct 3, 2009
Eric Greenspan, the chef-owner of the Foundry on Melrose, has cooked a lot of unusual fare in his day, but there he was, looking down at a platter piled high with this Asian delicacy. With the clock ticking, he needed to...
| Feb 16, 2009
| 9:51 AM
The Biltmore Hotel's Palme d'Or has been nominated in three categories as a semifinalist in the 2009 James Beard Awards. Palme d'Or received recognition for Best Service, Best Wine Service, and Chef Philippe Ruiz for Best Chef: South categories.
| Aug 9, 2009
In his thick Italian accent and broken English, former "Top Chef" contestant Fabio Viviani spoke of his dream, his secret dream, to a crowd huddled under a tent at the Farmers Market. It was, he said with a bowl of cilantro nearby, to "be filthy rich,...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...