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  • Halloween dining recommendations from Phil Vettel

    Halloween dining recommendations from Phil Vettel
    Chicago's restaurants are looking forward to a wild weekend, Thursday included. Here are a few suggestions for Halloween. Artango Bistro. A Spanish-themed Hallow's Eve Dinner Friday features a four-course dinner ($55), 1900s-costumed servers, tango...
  • Farm-to-table fine dining at Heirloom

    Farm-to-table fine dining at Heirloom
    Smoked butternut squash soup, seared duck breast with dried cherry sauce and poached pear with bleu cheese ice cream are just a few of the tasty creations that you are likely to find in the region’s at the Lehigh Valley’s newest fine-dining...
  • Readers chime in with more pet peeves about wine

    Readers chime in with more pet peeves about wine
    At the end of Saturday’s “Across the Table” column on wine peeves, I asked for readers’ comments. I got dozens. It seems wine lovers out there are seething over sometimes flawed wine service in restaurants. Some comments added...
  • First look: French-inspired Cadet to open Saturday in Santa Monica

    First look: French-inspired Cadet to open Saturday in Santa Monica
    Cadet, a new restaurant by Counter cofounder and Freddy Smalls owner Jeff Weinstein will open in Santa Monica Saturday. The new French countryside-inspired restaurant takes over the space formerly occupied by Shack.  Chef Kris Tominaga (the Hart and the...
  • Free skiing for kids keeps families on their toes

    Free skiing for kids keeps families on their toes
    As the thermometer drops in the Roaring Fork Valley, sport shop clerks, restaurant owners and hotel managers in the town of Aspen study the sky, eager for signs of winter. Grey days are promising; black clouds could bring the season's first big snow. But...
  • Delray discusses ways to keep downtown nightlife thriving

    Delray discusses ways to keep downtown nightlife thriving
    Lively crowds, hungry families and groovy bands make Atlantic Avenue a party destination in Delray Beach. But with the popularity comes problems that city officials and residents face — excessive noise, safety concerns and parking crunches....
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits downtown Willimantic

    Staff Writer On Friday, Oct. 24, Gov. Dannel Malloy and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) hosted U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez for a tour of businesses in southeastern Connecticut. The campaign-boosting tour was intended to showcase some of the...
  • Tussle between casinos, card counters claims state as battleground

    Tussle between casinos, card counters claims state as battleground
    A high-rolling blackjack player, Justin Mills, said a driver in a luxury car hired by Maryland Live picked him up from his Silver Spring home on Feb. 20 to usher him to the casino at Arundel Mills mall. Hours later, the 23-year-old videographer found...
  • Infinity Bistro Hartford: A Destination In Its Own Right

    Infinity Bistro Hartford: A Destination In Its Own Right
    My interest was not in music when I recently headed to the Infinity Bistro Hartford on Hartford's Front Street. Although my table was just a few steps from the city's celebrated new live Infinity Music Hall, I was there to dine at its restaurant. And...
  • Waterfront restaurants set for Downtown Disney

    Waterfront restaurants set for Downtown Disney
    Two waterfront restaurants — including one from "Iron Chef" star Masaharu Morimoto — are scheduled to open next year at Downtown Disney, the companies announced Monday. The two eateries will be in the area once known as Pleasure Island....
  • Apple Festival draws crowds to Salem Congregational Church

    This year, the Congregational Church of Salem's Apple Festival drew hundreds of people, stretching across both sides of Route 85 with volunteers directing traffic to assure a safe crossing to the Apple Cafe at the new church community house. Saturday,...