| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Angelina Jolie's wedding gown celebrated family. Donatella Versace designed the custom silk satin gown for Jolie's wedding Aug. 23 to longtime partner Brad Pitt. The gown was gathered at the bust and featured an elongated train, with both the train and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Which diet is the best for you? Whichever one you can stick with, according to a new meta-analysis of 48 different trials involving nearly 7,300 overweight and obese adults.
The findings, described in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., or JAMA,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When the so-called "feeding tube diet" debuted in a Miami doctor's office two years ago, many saw it as a "crazy" gimmick sure to go the way of the ThighMaster.
After all, how many people would pay $1,500 to walk around with a rubber hose up their...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:05 AM
These reader questions on dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
Q: I feed my cat about half a manufactured...
| Jun 8, 2013
In the restaurant world, being called "a regular" is a badge of honor. Phil Gittelman has been eating at Hugo's in West Hollywood almost every day for 32 years. He is so fond of the restaurant, which opened in 1980, that he is more than a customer; he's...
| May 30, 2013
Chicago has seen vegetarian restaurants before, and vegetable menus before, but nothing, not even the vegetable tasting menus that Charlie Trotter offered during his long career, compares to the Vegan menu currently featured at Next. In more than 20...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Oct 9, 2013
Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
"I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
| Oct 2, 2013
It was quite a heady experience when I opened the Bread Shop in Chicago in 1971. There was no other vegetarian business in town yet, so creating a whole grain bakery with an adjacent vegetarian grocery store — with my borrowed $1,000 — was...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Lamb roast at Lucques: On Wednesday, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne will be bringing lamb roast night back to Lucques for its third year. The three-course dinner features a main comprised of Windrose Farm lamb with rosemary, thyme and salsa verde,...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're wondering where to celebrate with Mom, here are 24 restaurants offering options such as free Champagne with brunch, blueberry French toast, squash blossom enchiladas and, of course, the bottomless mimosa.