| Apr 21, 2012
1903: "The Landmarks Club Cook Book." A collection of recipes edited by the sage of the Southwest, Charles Fletcher Lummis, that included more than 40 Mexican recipes, this first-of-its-kind effort was sold to help repair Southern California's crumbling...
| May 1, 2012
| 5:14 PM
PORTLAND, Maine — I was in Portland all of 10 minutes when its soul rolled by on two wheels: a gentleman pedaling through downtown on one of those ridiculously tall bicycles with an oversize front wheel and tiny back wheel.
The bike, called a...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Beer lovers, rejoice. Whiskey drinkers, celebrate. Pork fat fans, this is your moment. All the things you thought were unhealthy can actually help you lose a ton of weight.
Well, not exactly. This isn't an ad in the back pages of a sketchy magazine....
| May 3, 2012
| 12:32 PM
We all know the saying “we eat with our eyes,” but of course we eat with other senses, too. The taste and smell of a dish create the flavor memories we treasure, but the sound, such as a fresh spring pea pod snapping or the sizzle of a...
| May 7, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Andrew Zimmern's "Bizarre Foods" picked up a James Beard award for TV Show, On Location at Friday night's Book, Broadcast and Awards. Zimmern, the headliner for this Saturday's Foodie Experience event at the Hippodrome, won an individual James Beard award...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:51 AM
The Oscars of the culinary world— the James Beard Awards— has awarded chef and owner of several Seattle-area restaurants Tom Douglass with one of its top honors.
Douglass’ imprint on Seattle’s food scene can be found from the...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
PETOSKEY — A freshened look and expanded meal and beverage offerings are among the updates downtown Petoskey’s American Spoon Café is putting in place this spring.
The café at 413 E. Lake St. reopened for the summer season May 4, following...
| May 20, 2012
The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat
Free Press, 339 pp., $27
Ask your average Food Network viewer or Yelp poster about Craig Claiborne and you're likely to be met with a blank look and a "Who?"
How fleeting is fame in the food world....
| May 23, 2012
| 8:39 AM
1723 N. Halsted St. 312-867-0110
Chef/owner Grant Achatz’s world-famous wonderland of molecular gastronomy should be on the bucket list of every foodie. The 18-course tasting menu is presented with avant-garde serveware and utensils so...
| May 24, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Orion checks in with Herb Teichman at Tree-Mendus Orchards in southwest Michigan to get an update on the orchard & grape crops. Herb says apples survived the April...
| May 27, 2012
| 2:50 PM
LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless.
Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up appetites, the city needed...