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  • Easy dinner recipes: Stir-fried beef, shrimp or chicken in an hour or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Stir-fried beef, shrimp or chicken in an hour or less
    When I'm looking for a fast dinner solution, I often turn to the wok. Food cooks so quickly over the high heat, flavors building as each ingredient is tossed in with the mix. Check out these quick ideas using beef, shrimp or chicken. Shaking beef salad:...
  • La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog

    La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog
    When it comes to pet travel, the Palm Springs area really knows how to throw a dog a bone. In fact, some people say hoteliers in the region are more likely to roll out the welcome mat for dogs than kids. I'm not sure about that, but during a weekend...
  • Pig Floyd's review: 'Cue with sass and sizzle

    Pig Floyd's review: 'Cue with sass and sizzle
    Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa is the cool kids' answer to straightforward Southern barbecue in Central Florida. With swell global spins this place — from the folks who created the popular TreeHouse Truck — simply sizzles with flavor. Thomas...
  • Easy (after) dinner recipes: Three sweet treats for Friday

    Easy (after) dinner recipes: Three sweet treats for Friday
    It's Friday. You've made it. Celebrate with these tempting dessert recipe ideas: Julienne's graham cracker chewy bars: These delicious little bars combine a dense graham cracker base with a velvety custard filling rich with brown sugar and chopped...
  • Rizzos sold, new owner considering upscale tenants

    Rizzos sold, new owner considering upscale tenants
    Four months after a fire shut down Rizzos bar and restaurant in downtown Naperville, the building has been sold. Vequity LLC, a real estate investment company, bought the building at 6 W. Jefferson Ave. and plans to lease it to an upscale restaurant...
  • 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...
  • Naperville educating bar owners on new rules

    Naperville educating bar owners on new rules
    Naperville is easing into new bar regulations with an education campaign before cracking down in the new year, officials say. "Generally we're telling everyone here's the new regulations, what questions do you have, how can we help you know what the new...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Cooking tips and three ideas for steak lovers

    Easy dinner recipes: Cooking tips and three ideas for steak lovers
    The next time you're going to throw some steaks on the grill, take them out of the refrigerator to give them time to shake off the chill before cooking. "Tempering" the meat allows it to cook more evenly, so the inside can actually cook as the outside...
  • La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value

    La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value
    “I have been eating my family’s food since I’ve had taste buds, and I still haven’t gotten close to getting tired of it,” says Alfonso Martinez. His family owns La Tolteca, a small, local chain of Mexican restaurants that...
  • Pickwick Restaurant to close next month after 50 years in Park Ridge

    Pickwick Restaurant to close next month after 50 years in Park Ridge
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Park Ridge Herald-Advocate: An Uptown Park Ridge staple for more than five decades is about to close its doors. The Pickwick Restaurant, anchoring the landmark Pickwick Theatre building at the corner of Prospect...
  • Florida food gifts have local flavor

    Florida food gifts have local flavor
    If you are shopping for something special for friends and loved ones, consider something with a sweet or savory sense of place. From cookbooks to sauces, local purveyors have enough choices to fill Santa's sleigh. Cookbooks Local chefs and food...