| Aug 30, 2014
Beef chuck is a marvelous thing. It can be turned into hamburger or pot roast or one of the tenderest of steaks depending on how this cut, the forequarter of a steer, is broken down — and marketed.
Take the flat iron, the best known and most...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:10 AM
I went for the doughnuts, but like so many dining adventures, I have become hooked on the rest of the menu.
That's the effect Dorothy Sperry's food at her 1950's inspired Dottie's Diner in Woodbury and Dottie's 2 in Waterbury seems to have.
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The "Seinfeld" fans among us no doubt remember the episode in which George Costanza (played by Jason Alexander) declared the "Summer of George." Well, it may be accurate to proclaim this the "Summer of Guy."
Last month, Guy Fieri, the tatted-up, spike-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:08 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "RightThisMinute," the syndicated television program covering web video and YouTube stars, will clear 91% of the country, expanding its syndication to 182 stations for the 2014-2015 season, and will add Oli Pettigrew as a new...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In winning six straight "Iron Chef" titles at the Allentown Fair, chef Susan Roth has proven herself adept at coping with unusual ingredients. Some have been tougher than others: octopus, a whole turkey, bitter melon.
"I love the challenge," says Roth,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Clam Jam, a free seafood-themed street festival, takes over Ferry Street between Second and Third streets in downtown Easton noon-6 p.m. Sept. 14. The event, organized by 3rd & Ferry Fish Market owners Rebecca and Mike Pichetto, features live music, kid-...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $9 million for spots that have aired 2,161 times across 41 networks through August 10. The...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Patricia Ann (Matheson) Comstock, affectionately known as Patti by family and friends, 56, of La Canada, passed away at Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank on August 7, 2014.
Patti was born April 27, 1958 at the White Memorial Hospital...
| Aug 21, 2014
Grab a cup of whatever you please and take a seat, there's plenty of room at our weekly table. Let's dish:
Say cheese. This weekend's O-Town MacDown will determine the best macaroni-and-cheese chefs in Central Florida. And we can add this to our...