| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance.
After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
| Dec 4, 2013
No matter what sort of year you've had, chances are you're going to bid 2013 farewell with plenty of food and booze. The guilt of overindulging might not set in until you're in the grips of your first hangover of the New Year, but you can make your...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:11 AM
More so than any top chef in town, Charlie Trotter was a local hero.
Trotter, who died Tuesday morning at age 54, was the most influential Chicago chef of his day. Other giants came before him: Jean Banchet, whose Le Francais restaurant in Wheeling...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Are you hosting a party this holiday season? Let the library help with ideas for planning, preparing and throwing an unforgettable gathering.
"The Butler Speaks" by Charles MacPherson is a guide to stylish entertaining and etiquette ideas to help you...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
What is a trans fat, and why is it so dangerous that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants it removed from the food supply?
These are just some of the questions on the minds of diners as they digest Thursday’s FDA action. Although...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The first few times I tried kimchi it was not, I must admit, my favorite food. Then I met my Korean-American partner, Gregory, moved in with his mom -- a superb cook -- and within a few months I was wholly converted. These days my mouth waters at the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
There are as many ways to do Thanksgiving dinner as there are things to be thankful for. Some like home-cooked dishes handed down through the generations. Others attempt the latest foodie trend (is that turkey deep fryer gathering dust?). Some order in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis, a...
| Nov 25, 2013
Former Sepia general manager Chris Pappas and The Dawson designer Dan Sheehy are partnering to open The Winchester in Ukainian Village.
Located in a building Pappas owns at 1001 N. Winchester, the restaurant will begin serving breakfast and lunch...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Cooking a full Thanksgiving meal is a lot of work. If you'd like someone else to worry about the cooking, here are some places that will be open and ready to serve Thanksgiving lunch and dinner.
33 Taps is offering a special "Next Day" turkey sandwich...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Happy ... Thankskilling?
That's the message at the heart of an online post attributed to Morrissey, one of rock 'n' roll's most celebrated Grinches. The longtime animal-rights activist and former Smiths singer who, of course, famously declared that meat...