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  • 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,...
  • Virginia Beach woman wins $1 million lottery prize

    Virginia Beach woman wins $1 million lottery prize
      A Virginia Beach woman has won a $1 million Lottery prize, state lottery officials announced Friday. Angela Spruill bought the winning ticket from Virginia’s $5 Million Club game at a Farm Fresh at 1615 General Booth Boulevard in Virginia...
  • 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...
  • Zagat's 2015 L.A. survey says Beverly Hills has the best dim sum. What?

    Zagat's 2015 L.A. survey says Beverly Hills has the best dim sum. What?
    What are the best restaurants in Los Angeles? Melisse, Sushi Gen, Providence ... OK so far. And Michael's on Naples? Yes, it's time for Zagat to release its annual survey of dining in Southern California. Based on the opinions of 9,469 diners who...
  • Nation of Georgia a religious experience in many ways

     Nation of Georgia a religious experience in many ways
    Rugged, moss-caked stone towers built a millennium ago rise against a backdrop of mist-shrouded forests. A snow-capped peak, Mount Shkara, looms over all, the towers and the forest and this rough-hewn little town of ancient stone buildings, so far off the...
  • 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...
  • Should Virginia Shuman Young, Nova Middle be neighborhood schools?

    Should Virginia Shuman Young, Nova Middle be neighborhood schools?
    Proposals to force two innovative school programs in Broward to accept more neighborhood students and fewer districtwide fired up parents on both sides of the debate. The schools include Virginia Shuman Young, a Montessori elementary in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70

    Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70
    If there's one headline to be gleaned from Next's announcement of its 2015 menu, it's this: They're comparably affordable to previous iterations of the shape-shifting West Loop restaurant (953 W. Fulton Market). The base price for menus past (not...
  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • Make the most of your time indoors with exercise and healthy food

    A winter chill is in the air. If you're not a fan of snow or ice sports, that means it's time to move family activities inside where it's warm. Take advantage of increased time together to keep your family's mind and body fit and active over the winter...
  • 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...