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  • Australia's Barossa Valley wine, food scene grows and old charms remain

    Australia's Barossa Valley wine, food scene grows and old charms remain
    A sweet whiff of ripe grapes mingles with the aroma of eucalyptus trees, delivered on a hot breeze rippling across acres of vineyards. Needle-spired Lutheran churches puncture an impossibly blue heaven above old-time villages of stone cottages. The...
  • Feeding the Black Friday frenzy

    Feeding the Black Friday frenzy
    On Black Friday power shopping could be an Olympic sport. We bob. We run. We score. Sure, malls have ubiquitous food courts and attached restaurants but they don't always satisfy our needs for nourishment or rest during today's shopping frenzy. Here...
  • Thanksgiving dinner? Check please

    Thanksgiving dinner? Check please
    While the rest of Central Florida is searching for their giblets on Nov. 27, your date with a turkey could be as easy as driving to a local restaurant and being served. Here is a sampling of eateries open Thanksgiving Day. Many require reservations, so be...
  • Festive cranberries add zing to a cocktail

     Festive cranberries add zing to a cocktail
    It's a happy time for the humble cranberry. Not only does it radiate joy with the most gorgeous crimson color, it also has hit new heights of popularity as we learn to appreciate food and drinks that are moderately tart rather than super sweet. Best...
  • 6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach

    6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach
    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,...
  • Creative ways to wrap holiday gift cards

    Creative ways to wrap holiday gift cards
    Gift cards are the most requested gift item this holiday season, with 62 percent of people reporting that they top their wish list, according to the National Retail Federation. They're easy to buy but kind of boring to wrap, much less outwit the...
  • The Cheap Eater: Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana

    The Cheap Eater: Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana
    In honor of National Pizza Day, here's another look at a pizzeria in Dunning: We are a city divided by pizza lines. Where do you side? The deep-dish faction stands its ground. The thin-crust sausage/cheese camp cries, "No, no, we won't go!" The...
  • At Scopa, Antonia Lofaso delivers zesty Italian American food

    At Scopa, Antonia Lofaso delivers zesty Italian American food
    It's pleasant, Saturday brunch at Scopa Italian Roots, a bit of calm compared with the roar of nearby Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The filtered sunlight in the double-height dining room feels like late afternoon, although it is just after noon. Big tables of...
  • California: Tour lets you step into shoes of Silicon Valley entrepreneur

    California: Tour lets you step into shoes of Silicon Valley entrepreneur
    If you've ever wondered what it would be like to be a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park has just the tour for you. Of course, it's nearly $10,000, but that's small change to a digital wunderkind. The...
  • Easy dinner recipes: 3 fresh vegetable salads in 45 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: 3 fresh vegetable salads in 45 minutes or less
    Make the most of all the great produce in season with these quick, fresh vegetable salad recipes, perfect for dinner tonight. BLD's fresh vegetable salad: BLD tosses its homemade dressing -- fresh, lightly herbal, sweetened with a touch of honey and...
  • 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...