| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:25 AM
As you may have read a couple of weeks ago, the venerable Pump Room restaurant, and the building that houses it, are being renovated by hotelier/impresario Ian Schrager and will emerge in September as a boutique hotel, to be called Public Chicago (1301 N....
| Jun 30, 2011
The trouble with writing about food is that I don't especially like thinking about food. The source is usually something uncomfortable, especially if you eat like I do (cheeseburgers for breakfast, duh). I'd much rather stick my head in the sand, like the...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:11 PM
As autumn's shorter days and longer nights provide us with cool weather, more of us will be spending time indoors. With the holidays approaching and the cooking and baking season upon us, the Food Network on television is a popular destination for recipes...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Caffeine can help local students!
The first Orange County Blend coffee and tea arrived at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores throughout Orange County, and proceeds will benefit local schools. The Orange County Blend Coffee is smooth with a light citrus...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:58 AM
The phone rings, at 9 o'clock on the dot. It's Alton Brown calling in, very promptly, for a pre-arranged interview.
"What are you eating," Brown asks, "I can always tell when someone answers the phone with food with in his mouth."
Alton Brown is not...
| 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...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:18 PM
It's National Grilled Cheese Month, and you celebrate everyday by trying some of the best in grilled cheese creations at some of my fave spots.
At Zinc Café & Market in Laguna Beach and Corona del Mar, I can't get enough of the gruyere cheese grilled...
| May 9, 2011
New Orleans - It's touted as the "Oscars of the food world". Several New Orleans chefs are nominated for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award.
Chef Tory McPhail from Commander's Palace is among three New Orleans chefs up for the "Best Chef:...
| Oct 12, 2010
DIFFA stands for the Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS. They're one of the largest contributors to the national organization and help raise money all year long.
The latest fundraiser is called Burgers and Burgundy and will be held on October...
| Feb 5, 2011
Founded in 1998 by James Beard Award-wining chef Roy Yamaguchi, Roy's has expanded far beyond its original Hawaiian home. There are now more than 30 worldwide.
So yes, Roy's is a chain, but the closest one to the restaurant in Harbor East is 700 miles...
| Feb 7, 2011
Gayle Anderson was live in Bell Gardens for a SURPRISE VALENTINE'S DAY PROPOSAL for a young couple.
Their ring was provided courtesy of Robbins Brothers. Robbins Brothers- The Engagement Ring Store, began over 80 years ago as a humble family-run...