| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Food Network favorite Giada de Laurentiis has a new cookbook out, filled with recipes and tips for healthy eating and staying fit.
"Giada's Feel Good Food" ($32.50, hardcover, Clarkson Potter) contains more than 120 recipes from breakfasts to dinners, as...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:54 PM
For vegans, gluten-free eaters, allergy sufferers, and those concerned about added hormones and antibiotics, going out to eat must be like stepping into a mine field. Is the food truly toxin-free? Has there been cross-contamination? For sufferers of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
What are the holidays without wheat, dairy, eggs and refined sugar? Pretty dreary, I imagined -- until I came up with this moist, richly flavored gingerbread cake that I will be happily baking for months, if not years, to come.
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 26, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It's no secret that we all should say no to those super-jumbo fries and yes to the treadmill. But even if the idea of physical well-being isn't enough incentive to join the yoga-pants-clad masses, what if we told you there are financial benefits, as well?...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2013
A bunch of us gathered in Rahway, N.J., for a college classmate's wedding. That evening, after the wedding, we were at a Holiday Inn when I announced to the room at large, "I have a rental car. Who would like to see New York City at night?"
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:20 AM
My neighbor says he found some great holiday recipes in an old Sunset magazine circa 1984. Love that. And here are some other unique ideas from recent books on my radar:
"Quinoa Cuisine" Ulysses Press, 2012. Contrary to this edible seed's similarity to...