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  • How to keep from getting sick during the holidays

    How to keep from getting sick during the holidays
    For those rushing out the door on the way to Grandma's house for the holiday, here's the most important safe-travel tip we can offer. In three words: Wash your hands. Wash them long enough to sing the ABC song, says Dr. Laura Hanson of Texas Woman's...
  • City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness

    City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness
    The other week, I went grocery shopping and brought a bag to fill for charity, as we're wont to do during the holiday season. The blue reusable bag, produced by a church pantry, contained a list of suggested donations on the side: rice, cereal, canned...
  • Go on a sweet trek with Scotland's Chocolate Trail

    Go on a sweet trek with Scotland's Chocolate Trail
    Scotland has long been a destination for its Malt Whiskey Trail, where visitors can tour distilleries to watch the "water of life" being created. In 2015, Scottish tourism officials are sweetening the deal with a Chocolate Trail, which will showcase...
  • First Bites Bash tickets on sale now

    First Bites Bash tickets on sale now
    Tickets are on sale today for First Bites Bash, a chef-studded gala that kicks off Chicago Restaurant Week each year. Alpana Singh will be the celebrity host for next season's bash, which will take place Jan. 29 at Union Station. Chef tastings,...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...
  • Cyber Monday could be crucial this year

    Cyber Monday could be crucial this year
    At Bambeco's Baltimore warehouse, workers have been stocking wool throw blankets, soy candles, hemp dog beds and other items since July for Cyber Monday, the biggest day of the year for the online eco-friendly retailer. "This is, we like to say, our...
  • Cookbook chefs to whip up tasty programs at the library

    W.T. Bland Public Library will present Cookbook Café, part of the "Mount Dora Gets Cooking @ the Library" series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. The following chefs/authors, Ze' Carter, Lucille D'Armi-Riggio and...
  • Deconstructing Champagne: Many wines come together in one bottle

     Deconstructing Champagne: Many wines come together in one bottle
    We know Champagne as a singular wine, in at least two meanings of that word. It's exceptional, isn't it? Nothing quite like it, this wine that smiles. But it also presents itself as complete and finished, a wine as a singularity, from the...
  • Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest

    Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest
    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...
  • Peppercorn's To Be Honored At CRA Awards Dinner

    Peppercorn's To Be Honored At CRA Awards Dinner
    A well-known Hartford restaurant will be feted Dec. 2 at the CT Restaurant Association's annual awards dinner at Mohegan Sun. The Cialfi Family's Peppercorn's Grill will be inducted into the "2014 Hospitality Hall of Fame" at the annual event which...
  • Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday

    Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday
    If you dine at one of several Francesca restaurants Monday, some of your bill will benefit AIDS awareness and advocacy. Francesca's Tavola (Arlington Heights), along with Chicago-based Mia Francesca (3311 N. Clark St.), Francesca's Bryn Mawr (1039 W....