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  • Zagat announces 30 Under 30: young and hungry in L.A.

    Zagat announces 30 Under 30: young and hungry in L.A.
    Restaurant guide Zagat announces its 30 Under 30 for Los Angeles -- standout restaurant industry professionals who have yet to hit three-oh. The list include bartenders, baristas, managers, chefs, restaurateurs and entrepreneurs. The youngest on this...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
  • Restaurant Review: Maracas Cafe is small in size, big in flavor

    Restaurant Review: Maracas Cafe is small in size, big in flavor
    A few blocks south of SteelStacks, in the shadow of Bethlehem’s industrial past, Maracas Cafe and Restaurant with its Latin cuisine and ambience, adds another sign of changing times to the urban landscape with its Latin cuisine and ambience....
  • World Chefs: Two-star Maaemo shakes up Norwegian cuisine

    OSLO (Reuters) - In an unfashionable part of Oslo, head chef Esben Holmboe Bang's minimalist creations are stirring up food culture in a country where, a generation ago, the height of fine dining was boiled cod and potatoes. At Maaemo, a restaurant...
  • In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes

    In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes
    We make a lot of fuss over heirloom peach varieties that date back to the 1960s and tomatoes that go back as far as the 1930s. But did you know that the Bartlett pear, that standard California grocery store fruit, actually dates back to the 1770s?...
  • Starbucks testing stout beer-flavored 'dark barrel latte'

    (Reuters) - Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks Corp is testing a "dark barrel latte" in a handful of its cafes in Ohio and Florida. The non-alcoholic drink includes a chocolaty stout flavored sauce, whipped cream and dark caramel drizzle, a...
  • Once brutalized, domestic-violence survivor is now inspiration

    Once brutalized, domestic-violence survivor is now inspiration
    Brutally battered on a June night five years ago, Joi Partain became known as the "Golf Club Girl" for her ex-boyfriend's weapon of choice. Now, people tend to call her something else: Empowered. Beautiful. It has become the name that Partain, 27, has...
  • Beached by 65 mph winds

     
    A fast moving storm drove the fishing barge Minnie A. Caine ashore off Sunset Blvd., north of Santa Monica....
  • Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale

    Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale
    Question: My sagos have a white, scale-like infestation and I don't seem to have a remedy. Could you possibly tell me what the critters are and how to treat them? Answer: Hardly a Florida sago has been missed by cycad scale, a very small insect that...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Bar Harbor, Maine

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Bar Harbor, Maine
    The world may be their oyster for travelers, but for explorers like the Vikings, John Cabot, and Samuel Champlain, who came by throughout the centuries, and now for modern-day cruise passengers whose ships drop anchor on Frenchman Bay and tender them...
  • Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Get free coffee on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 Dunkin’ Donuts Guests can walk into any participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the Orlando area and receive a free medium cup...