| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:11 AM
LAKEVILLE — The barns were falling down. The little farmhouse was covered with asbestos siding. The views were gorgeous, but the meadow was impassably thick with brambles and high grasses.
"People were afraid," says Pilar Proffitt.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The actor from Cleveland skimmed San Pedro in a banged-up Kia. He drove down a ragged street past a tattoo parlor and a sign for the Hotel Cabrillo. A few dicey-looking characters walked by with big dogs on chains. Robert McHalffey turned right and,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Sometimes the simplest ideas can result in the most amazing of things. That's the case with these gazpacho frozen pops, in which gazpacho, the tomato, bread and vegetable soup from Spain, is frozen into individual appetizer servings on a stick. The soup...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Craft Brewers have had an uphill fight wrestling market share away from the multi-national brewing conglomerates, and the brewers have had to become savvy marketers to raise awareness of their product. Social media is one of craft beer’s best...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Around this time last year I wrote about a Lakeview shop called Jolly Posh Foods, a place that made this Anglophile positively chuffed. It wasn’t so much the prepared foods, a work in progress limited by a small kitchen, but more for the imported...
| Jul 19, 2014
Paul Nguyen's parents escaped from Vietnam in 1978 because they wanted to go to "the land of opportunity."
"We had nothing," said Nguyen, co-owner of Phubs Vietnamese Pho and Subs in Hanover. "(My father) came as a dishwasher, making two something an...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages.
The tit for tat trade restrictions - a response to U.S. and EU...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Just a few weeks after debuting, Chicago's Moody Tongue Brewing is planning to release a beer made with rare black truffles that will cost as much as $120 per bottle. (Good news: it's a big bottle.)
Shaved Black Truffle Pilsner will be one of the most...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The proposed repeal of the California law that requires food workers to wear gloves has inched its way through the state Assembly and Senate and is in its "final push" to go to Gov. Jerry Brown. On Thursday morning, the state Senate voted 32 to 0 to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Now open across from Rock & Brews (“serving those who rock!”) in Terminal 5 of Los Angeles International Airport is the air-travelers satellite of the 80-year-old Original Farmers Market (“meet me at Third and Fairfax!”), dubbed...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Don’t look for gambling to be a hot topic in Florida’s race for governor.
Charlie Crist visited the SunSentinel’s Editorial Board on Tuesday, and our staff was able to squeeze in a question or two about gambling.
Crist said about the...