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  • Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City

    Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City
    Dumser's soft ice cream cones were still twirled perilously high, Thrashers' french fries were still doused in vinegar, and the surf was clear and cold as ever, but there were signs of change in Ocean City this summer. In some cases, literally: Town...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth

    The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth
    Oh my gosh, I'm absolutely melting in this extreme hot weather. But what has been worse is the stickiness that has accompanied the heat. I must admit that I am a wimp. When the weather forecasters said that we could be experiencing triple-digit heat...
  • Salt's Cure Cookout, Taste of Mexico, Abbot Kinney Fest

    Salt's Cure Cookout, Taste of Mexico, Abbot Kinney Fest
    On Thursday, Sept. 25, Salt’s Cure will be celebrating L.A. Beer Week at Verdugo Bar with a patio cookout, part of a monthly partnership between the West Hollywood restaurant and the Eagle Rock bar. Pulled pork sandwiches, housemade hot links and...
  • Mini-review: Bordel

    Mini-review: Bordel
    Mini review: Bordel Puncheon Club & Cabaret 1721 W. Division St. 773-227-8600 Rating: !! (out of 4) Give it some time Speakeasy-style bars have been popular for years, and while Bordel isn't calling itself one per se, there is a purposefully...
  • World-wise owner helps patrons find recipe to cure addiction at Recovery Cafe

    SEATTLE It may be wedged into a busy intersection in downtown Seattle, but the Recovery Cafe remains a mystery to most. Recovery from what? And can you eat there? Is it a restaurant? Everything. Yes. And, well, sort of. The Recovery Cafe is a...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Cool off with great gazpacho ideas for Gluten-free Wednesday

    Easy dinner recipes: Cool off with great gazpacho ideas for Gluten-free Wednesday
    Gluten-free gazpacho? Sure, classic gazpacho is built around soaked bread, but you won't miss it with these rich takes on the refreshing cold soup. From spicy cucumber to Thomas Keller's refreshing vegetable, to a reader favorite from Urth Cafe, these no-...
  • The heart of Texas barbecue

    The heart of Texas barbecue
    Texas barbecue is a tradition in more ways than one. It is history grilled into a bite of brisket. It is time travel on a whiff of wood smoke through lifetimes of family gatherings. It is a melting pot of culinary cultures served on butcher paper, and...
  • Just say faux

    Just say faux
    ★★½ Restaurant criticism forces me to eat promiscuously. Steak one night. French pâté the next. Barbecue to finish out the week. So I'm always delighted when the opportunity to eat meatless arrives. Alan Gould and Ellen Quinlan of...
  • 'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge

    'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge
    Chef Bryan Voltaggio pleaded guilty to a drunk-driving charge in Baltimore district court Friday, according to online court records. The "Top Chef" finalist received probation before judgment, records show. Baltimore Police stopped Voltaggio at 12:20 a....
  • Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging
    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...