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  • Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me

    Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me
    Scott, I've always opposed things like arenas that subsidize rich owners on the backs of taxpayers who can least afford admission there. However, your column on our new arts center ["Orlando Arts Center Benefits us all"] persuaded me that this venue...
  • Kuro to open in January at Hard Rock

    Kuro to open in January at Hard Rock
    Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced Tuesday a January 2015 opening for its upcoming $12 million restaurant Kuro. The Japanese restaurant at the decade-old resort will include a chef's table, sushi bar, pastry section, two private dining rooms...
  • Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Revolution Craft Beer Dinner Compass Bar 433 W. Diversey Parkway 773-248-3230 A four-course menu features four beers from the Chicago brewery, with pairings including braised pork flautas with Cross of Gold ale and beef cheek pizza with...
  • Allentown businesses to help fund new downtown high school

    Allentown businesses to help fund new downtown high school
    Downtown Allentown is getting a $1 billion face-lift, but even the leaders of companies occupying all those shiny new buildings acknowledge that if the city's struggling urban core is to make a comeback it must include one important ingredient: education....
  • Dining Review: A distinctive mingling of Mediterranean tastes

    Dining Review: A distinctive mingling of Mediterranean tastes
    I had never been to Portobello’s in Montrose before. It worried me that when all the other restaurants in town were hopping, Portobello’s sometimes sat quiet. Now that I’ve been there and thoroughly enjoyed it, I have a theory....
  • Cheers for the holidays! Stock your bar in advance for the festivities ahead

    The holiday season has arrived and guests will be knocking on your door through the end of the year, jazzed to enjoy some good cheer. Make your parties merrier by stocking your cocktail bar in advance for those who will be drinking alcohol. Then, you'll...
  • Worth a trip: Banh mi at Lotus Cafe

    Worth a trip: Banh mi at Lotus Cafe
    Worth a trip: Banh mi at Lotus Cafe 719 W. Maxwell St. 312-733-7595 How many civil engineers does it take to build a great Vietnamese sandwich? Judging by the excellent banh mi served at Lotus Cafe in University Village, the answer is at least one. It...
  • Chef Jim Kennedy: The guest is No. 1 at Dudley's Bistro in New Town

    Chef Jim Kennedy: The guest is No. 1 at Dudley's Bistro in New Town
    A list this year, "30 Places to Eat in Virginia Before You Die," featured restaurants across the state, north to south and east to west. Dudley's Bistro in New Town, owned by Jim Kennedy earned the No. 8 spot. The accolade was particularly sweet for...
  • Taqueria Mexico: Simple, Messy And Delicious

    Taqueria Mexico: Simple, Messy And Delicious
    Earlier this summer I was introduced to the torta. A torta, my friend Caroline told me after a hunger-inducing day of gardening and home projects, is a Mexican panini: toasted bread, avocado, beans, tomato, a spread of mayonnaise, and a choice of meat....
  • New on DVD: 'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' 'Cantinflas,' 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' and more

    This week's new DVD releases are full of food, fun and fighting. "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Grade B: An Indian family launches a restaurant across the street from a popular French restaurant. Helen Mirren stars. Director Lasse Hallstrom has put...
  • New guide to Kauai restaurants prompts Garden Isle parties

    New guide to Kauai restaurants prompts Garden Isle parties
    A new guidebook to some of Kauai's best restaurants will be celebrated with a series of post-Thanksgiving/pre-Christmas parties, including one at a Princeville restaurant that bears the imprint of rocker Todd Rundgren. The four gatherings are part of...