| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Pioneering craft brewery Eagle Rock Brewery is heading into yet another public hearing next week in an effort to renew the city license that allows it to continue to operate.
While opening a brewery and tasting room anywhere in California requires...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:09 AM
David LeFevre and his partners already have a lively bistro in Manhattan Beach and a perpetually crowded oyster bar next-door. Now they’re going to add one more spot down the street that LeFevre describes only as “steak-centric.”
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
More than 70 of the world's best brewers from more than a dozen countries will be pouring their beers under one roof in San Pedro next week when the Festival comes to Southern California.
The Festival, named one of the seven best beer festivals in the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Amid the usual massive expanse of concrete at an L.A. Unified school, the students of 24th Street Elementary School are the proud caretakers of a lush one-acre living classroom with an orchard, vegetable and fruit beds, and a charming garden shed. This...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Long Beach is a city that prides itself on its diversity — and that certainly extends to food. Look around and you’ll find a little bit of everything. Down-home Midwestern diners, Texas barbecue, Cambodian noodle shops, taquerias,...
| Nov 8, 2014
"I take away the extraneous and make it clean." That's how Emily Ain describes the home she and her husband, James Matson, have been renovating and remodeling for 17 years.
When the couple first looked at the house — a 2,300-square-foot, three-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, a new watering hole with a definite country feel, opened last month at 5200 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest.
"We even have reclaimed barn wood decorating the inside," said general manager Bob Potokar of the former Oxygen...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:27 AM
With a goal of preserving its storied history while ensuring residents' dealings with the village avoid becoming too cumbersome, Plainfield's Village Board voted Monday to change the town's demolition ordinance.
The new ordinance seeks to simplify the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Romeoville resident Steve Buresh found himself out of a job about four years ago.
He took a gamble and decided to chase his passion. It's been paying delicious dividends ever since.
"I told my wife, I'm going to live my cheesecake dream," Buresh, 35,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
While beer is getting more attention and more practiced service in restaurants these days, there’s still a long ways to go before ales and lagers get the same respect as Cabernets and Pinots at finer dining establishments.
Proper care and...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The Wild Rover, an Irish-themed restaurant and tavern that opened at 20535 S. La Grange Road in Frankfort in November 2011 has closed.
A message on its Facebook page said Sept. 28 was the last day for the establishment in the former K.T. Mae's in the...