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  • Kids Heart-Healthy Favorite Recipes

    Savory Chicken Nuggets 1 ½ cups toasted O’s cereal 1 ½ cups corn flakes ½ teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ancho chili pepper 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut...
  • Richard Threlkeld dies at 74; veteran TV anchor and correspondent

    Richard Threlkeld, a former CBS and ABC correspondent who covered the fall of Saigon and helped establish the CBS "Sunday Morning" show with weekly stories that showcased his prodigious energy and incisive writing, died Friday in a car crash on Long...
  • Matt Eversman leaves Saigon Sisters to open new restaurant in late 2011

    Matt Eversman leaves Saigon Sisters to open new restaurant in late 2011
    Matt Eversman has gotten a lot of positive attention in his seven months as executive chef at Saigon Sisters. Reviews have been positive to glowing (read my smiley-face take on his cooking here), and he recently was named Time Out Chicago's "Breakout Chef...
  • Nhu Lan Saigon Subs takes over Cloud 9 spot and gets to keep the snow ice machine

    Nhu Lan Saigon Subs takes over Cloud 9 spot and gets to keep the snow ice machine
    For those of us who loved the unique and impossibly light Taiwanese snow ice served at Cloud 9 in Lakeview, the closing of the little shop was a big disappointment. That's why we were so pleased to see snow ice on offer at the new store opening at the...
  • The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters

    The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters
    Day 6 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days. The VBQ An understated and flavorful bahn mi, Saigon Sisters' VBQ leaves a pleasant aftertaste of barbecued beef, Thai basil and jalapeno. The star of the show is a flaky, chewy French baguette, a supreme vessel for...
  • Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess

    Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess
    On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
  • If you go to Phu Quoc, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO PHU QUOC, VIETNAM From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Ho Chi Minh City is available on JAL, All Nippon, Asiana, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, China, Eva, Thai, Singapore, China Southern and Malaysia. Restricted round-trip...
  • Matt Eversman's Oon aiming for spring 2012 opening

    Matt Eversman's new restaurant won't open until early next year, so the When is a bit uncertain. But we have some information about the What and Where. Oon Chicago will be a Southeast Asian-style restaurant with contemporary American influences, says...
  • Trump farmers market opens today

    Trump farmers market opens today
    As I type this item Thursday morning, the first ever Trump Bridge to Bridge farmers market is setting up on the Riverwalk along Trump International Hotel and Tower (401 N. Wabash Ave.). But don't panic. You have all day to check it out as Bridge to...
  • Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

    Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
    The voice was guttural and raspy, the language deep and tonal. "Come and get your rice!" sang the man, a steward for Vietnam's national rail service. He wore a light blue apron over his blue button-down shirt and pushed a silver metal cart laden with...
  • Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world

    Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world
    During the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....