| May 18, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Student performances and Top Chef stations were the main attractions at "A Taste for the Arts" benefiting the Chicago Academy of the Arts. More than 350 attended the free performances by students and alumni May 10 at the Harris Theater. The show opened...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Overcooking is what kills asparagus for most people. Memories of gray, limp and pungent spears follow wary eaters like ghosts from a nightmare.
But when treated right, asparagus is a versatile and complex vegetable. Its flavor profile can switch from...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:21 AM
For Bryan Voltaggio, this holiday season is about beginnings.
His latest restaurant venture — and the first outside Frederick — is slated to open. It will be his family's first Christmas in their new Urbana home. And with a son age 5 and a...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
From Bristol Palin to Louisiana's "Swamp People," it seems almost anyone is capable of getting their own reality television show these days.
But despite the proliferation of often ridiculous-sounding reality programming, the hosts of some of the genre'...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Kerry, Chris, Lorena and Patricia remain. The Quickfire takes advantage of our even number of chefs left -- the kitchen is divided in half by a long line of red gaffer tape.
The chefs are paired off and tasked with creating a dish each, but one must...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It was a huge night at the Emmys for those with a Maryland connection. From actresses to designers, Marylanders made quite a showing.
Christian Siriano continued his red carpet winning streak with a number of fantastic frocks at last night's Emmy Awards....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Two chefs will enter. One will leave crowned Top Chef Masters and win $100K for their charity.
Our finalists? New York's Kerry Heffernan, playing for City Harvest, and San Francisco's Chris Costantino, playing for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Both...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A New Windsor farm is one of three operations in Maryland that will be featured on Monday, July 16, during a Chefs Go Fresh farm tour
Local Washington and Maryland chefs will rev up for the motorcycle tour in an effort to build relationships with area...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Lady Gaga has ordered fried chicken at Table Fifty-Two and deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s during past visits to Chicago, but the “Born This Way” singer opted for vegetarian-friendly restaurants during last week’s stay in the...