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  • Culinary SOS: Pancakes from Clinton Street Baking Co. in New York

    Culinary SOS: Pancakes from Clinton Street Baking Co. in New York
    Dear SOS: On a business trip to New York City a few years ago, I had the best pancakes of my life at the Clinton Street Baking Co. I've been on a quest ever since to find some that taste as delicious, but so far nothing has matched the flavor of those...
  • Mickey Rose dies at 77; Woody Allen collaborator and TV writer

    Mickey Rose was a childhood friend of Woody Allen, sharing his pal's fervent enthusiasms for baseball, jazz and movies and later becoming the young filmmaker's writing partner for his early, madcap comedies "Bananas" and "Take the Money and Run." Rose,...
  • You're not going to like what health inspectors found in some local restaurants

     
    The Watchdog has fallen down on the job. It’s been several months since I’ve told you what health inspectors found in area restaurants. Here are the verbatim reports for restaurants and other food businesses that failed inspections recently....
  • 60 Freeway partially reopens after fatal crash, closure

     
    Three lanes of the eastbound 60 Freeway reopened shortly after 6 p.m. Friday following a fatal crash that resulted in a seven-hour closure at Diamond Bar Boulevard....
  • Let’s Get Back to Gardening

     
    A cool day like this really makes us feel like gardening. Along with 35 other residents we have already seen the cooler weather and a hurricane too as we traveled through Canada and along the East Coast. The fall color was great but it is good to be...
  • China cancels tours to Philippines over South China Sea dispute

     
    China warned its nationals against traveling to the Philippines, canceled tours and raised trade barriers on imported pineapples and banana as the chest thumping over disputed fishing grounds in the South China Sea grew louder....
  • Fourth of July 2012 dining guide: Holiday food and drink specials

     
    Throwing a Fourth of July backyard BBQ is a fun way to spend the holiday, but sometimes it's nice to sit back and have someone else worry about the cooking. Here's a list of restaurants around town offering Fourth of July special cocktails, menu items and...
  • Food FYI: Trans fat ban helped heart health, NY study says

     
    FIGHTING FAT New York's ban on trans fat in restaurant food made a big dent in people's consumption and the bad fat wasn't necessarily replaced by another bad ingredient, according to a study. [Associated Press] COGNOSCENTI COFFEE Yeekai Lim, proprietor.....
  • Your sports drink may not give the best workout energy boost

     
    There's a coach at my rowing club who frequently nags us to eat more bananas. He does it with a smile, naturally — but it’s also no joke. We all know how good bananas are for our bodies — they’re fantastic sources of potassium,...
  • Land of Linkin

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Look for Land of Linkin' first thing every Monday morning and click here to......
  • Spring Breakers play with food for “Beach Bash Dash” event

     
    College students from across the globe will compete in Daytona Beach this week to see who's the fastest at completing a fruit-themed obstacle course that calls for crawling through sand, balancing pineapples on your head and diving into a pit of...