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  • Go Away With ... Caitriona Balfe

    Go Away With ... Caitriona Balfe
    Born in Monaghan, Ireland, a resident of Los Angeles and currently working around Glasgow, Scotland, actress Caitriona Balfe says she can relate to her time-traveling character, Claire Randall, in the Starz series "Outlander." "I've lived in Los Angeles...
  • Worth a trip: Fried chicken at Mini-Hut

    Worth a trip: Fried chicken at Mini-Hut
    Fried chicken at Mini Hut 6659 W. Archer Ave. 773-586-2115 I've eaten a lot of fried chicken in Chicago. I love Au Cheval's General Jane's fried chicken, Crisp's Seoul Sassy fried chicken and Honey Butter Fried Chicken's offerings. Harold's wings "fried...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • In court, a trademark battle turns personal for two fish sauce makers

    Bottles upon bottles of fish sauce were slapped with blue evidence stickers and arrayed before the jury. Inside each was a pungent, amber elixir that is to Vietnamese cuisine what olive oil is to Italian cooking, with a smell that has been likened to...
  • Fewer free breadsticks on table? They better not

    I joke around quite a bit in this space, but today I address the greatest threat America is facing: a reduction in the number of free breadsticks served at Olive Garden restaurants. A group of "activist investors" — the worst kind of investors in...
  • Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn

    Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn
    A few miles down the road from the heart of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus lies a serene oasis of sorts in the otherwise bustling college town. “This is the kind of place I wish I could move my office to,” UConn’s...
  • Panel: Wynn 'Has The Edge' Over Mohegan Sun In Boston Casino Competition

    Panel: Wynn 'Has The Edge' Over Mohegan Sun In Boston Casino Competition
    Wynn Resorts "has the edge" over the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority in a contest for the sole license to operate a casino in Greater Boston, the chairman of Massachusetts Gaming Commission said at a hearing Monday. The four commissioners agreed that the...
  • Tinley gets craft brewer, Frankfort gets sandwich shop

    Tinley gets craft brewer, Frankfort gets sandwich shop
    2nd craft brewer opens Tinley Park got its second craft brewer when 350 Brewing Co. opened its taproom this month at 7144 W. 183rd St. The brewery, which is owned by Todd Randall and Erik Pizer, had hoped to open several months ago in downtown...
  • One summer, two San Clementes: a travelogue

    Strolling San Clemente's scenic beach trail, more than 5,000 miles from Southern California, I marveled at the aquamarine waters of the Bay of Biscay and the historic Phare des Baleines lighthouse. Another day, another place, a local vintner shared a...
  • Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase

    Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase
    The L.A. Mumbai Sister City Affiliation is celebrating Diwali (India's festival of lights) with a special fundraiser dinner Oct. 12 at the Bombay Cafe. The evening will include food, and wines by Alexana Estate Vineyards and Winery, as well as a dance...
  • LeSean McCoy's reputed 20-cent tip receipt worth big money on EBay

    It seems turning 20 cents into more than six figures simply takes a LeSean McCoy signature and a little social media outrage. The now-infamous receipt on which the Philadelphia Eagles' star running back recently left a tiny tip seems to be going for big...