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  • Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat

    Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat
    Chef Ray Garcia of Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica was just crowned the "King of Porc” after his win at the national Grand Cochon competition. To honor his win (and to boost his bragging rights), Fig is partnering with local farms to create the Swine...
  • 9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

    9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
    You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin,...
  • Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef

    Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef
    FREE STUFF ALERT: Today is July 11, so 7-Eleven does its annual promotion for people who line up upwards of 15 minutes for a free something that typically costs $1. If that's you, go forth and obtain your free 12 oz. Slurpee between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m....
  • In Fells Point, Tapas Adela keeps the small plates coming

    In Fells Point, Tapas Adela keeps the small plates coming
    There are hot summer nights in Chesapeake country when you just don't feel like committing to anything. Staying in for dinner, never mind cooking it, seems unthinkable. But after a hard day of slogging through the sultry air, the idea of sitting down...
  • Saturday's 7/12 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Victorium Episode III (at Abingdon Ruritan Club in Gloucester County), 7 (preceded at 6:15 by music from The Cover Up) BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Edenton vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League:...
  • Tips: Create a garden space that's guest friendly

    Tips: Create a garden space that's guest friendly
    Summer is filled with parties, gatherings, picnics and more. We all want to make these occasions special and memorable for our guests. Many gardeners tend to schedule events around peak bloom or harvest in order to share the beauty and flavor from their...
  • Season of saison

    Season of saison
    The saison has always been a hazy beer style, loosely defined as a dry ale with a yeast-forward flavor. But generally speaking, most saisons were pretty similar. If you drank an Ommegang Hennepin, a North Coast Le Merle or the classic Saison Dupont, you'd...
  • Summer blockbuster

    Summer blockbuster
    Gardening is slow going. Drop a seed; harvest a carrot. In between there's watering, weeding, waiting. No chase scene, no explosion, no big reveal. The jump-cut can be spliced together from sprouted potato, zucchini seedling or cabbage transplant....
  • Lucille B. Smith blazed trails as black culinary entrepreneur

    Lucille B. Smith blazed trails as black culinary entrepreneur
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%

    St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%
    What are you missing this summer in St. Maarten? Paddle boarding lessons, cocktails at Kokomo, early morning swims, fish market finds...in other words, adrenaline pumping experiences that speak to your island loving, sun-worshipping soul. All at rates...
  • East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool

    East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool
    Kids from East Los Angeles who dream of becoming the next Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin will now be able to train in their own community. Los Angeles County officials are set to celebrate the grand opening Saturday of a new aquatic center at East L....