| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Name of restaurant: Ramen by Omae in Sherman Oaks
Chef/Owner: Executive Chef Takeshi Omae studied at Le Cordon Blue, and previously worked with Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto at his Michelin-starred XEX restaurant in Tokyo. Omae is expected to open...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:50 PM
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — If vineyards at harvest time call to you — grapes plump on the vines, leaves turning red and gold — consider a visit to Yountville, in the heart of California's famed Napa Valley.
Yountville is tiny: about 12...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:36 PM
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — This resort sometimes gets brushed aside because of all the attention showered on its big sibling just down the road, Vail.
But labeling Beaver Creek as an intimate little resort isn't entirely accurate. In addition to the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
I happened to be looking up when they flew overhead, a flock of white storks heading south along the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.
With the rising sun as their compass, they flew in shifting, untidy groups, black-tipped wings...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:36 PM
The understated but ultra-contemporary Bardessono Hotel in Yountville, Calif., combines exceptional amenities with impressive personal service. This boutique hotel is as "green" as it is luxurious: With geothermal heating and solar panels, it uses...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:34 PM
New York has it all when it comes to food and drink. Here are 40 restaurants and bars, from the smart and sophisticated to late-night dives, worth checking out.
Alder: This casual restaurant and bar on Second Avenue is the baby of Wylie Dufresne of wd-...
| Dec 8, 2013
If a jug of wine and loaf of bread does it for you, stay put. On the other hand, if you crave life's full pleasures — the best of the best wines, the most luscious breads to accompany a wealth of assorted gourmet delights — head to Burgundy,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Most American drivers say they've been burned more than once by their GPS navigation systems, according to a new survey commissioned by Michelin.
In the online survey of 2,200 drivers, 63% reported being taken off track an average of 4.4 times since...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Chevrolet pulled the covers off its all-new Corvette Stingray Z06 -- with "at least" 625 horsepower and track-ready tuning -- at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Just a year after the base version of the seventh-generation...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The new Fiat 500e – an electric version of the bubbly Italian hatchback – compares well with battery-powered peers such as the Nissan Leaf or Honda Fit EV, as we noted in a recent comparison test.
But most buyers will care more about how the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Meet Brian Sumner: As part of the traveling exhibit "Tony Hawk: RAD Science," the Museum of Discovery and Science (401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is holding a 1-4 p.m. seminar on the science of skateboarding and making your own skateboard...