| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:16 PM
NEW YORK — Who would pay downtown prices for an uptown lunch? Lots of people, to judge by the customers crowding into Red Rooster Harlem to pay, as I did, $77 on a lunch for two.
Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson's restaurant, a culinary valentine...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Sloan's (photo by Beth Black)
BEST ICE CREAM PARLOR
329 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 561-338-9887, Sloansonline.com
This Mizner Park ice cream parlor boasts some pretty creative alternatives to the standard chocolate, vanilla or strawberry...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Samson, the Maryland Zoo's young elephant, made quick work of his vegetarian cake while a hillside of children and parents serenaded the birthday boy who is turning 4.
His arching and nimble trunk first went for the prize, one of four big carrot...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Walk into Kloby's Smokehouse, and the first thing you notice is the smell.
The rich aroma of meat being smoked for barbecue hangs thick in the air. It's a hint of what lies ahead, and part of the reason why this popular Laurel restaurant recently had...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Next time you're near Sandy Spring, check out Urban Bar-B-Que, 805 Olney Sandy Spring Road (Highway 108). It's that easy to recommend.
If you look the place up online, you may be turned off by the redneck motif. Don't be. Urban's approach tips its hat...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A lot of people think of barbecue and ice cream as strictly seasonal treats. Not so, say the regulars at Kloby’s Smokehouse in North Laurel. From a counter-service barbecue joint that opened in April 2008, Kloby’s has pretty much doubled in...
| Nov 16, 2011
Proceeding majestically from kitchen to table with a gloriously golden turkey practically bursting with stuffing on its platter is an iconic moment in everyone's Thanksgiving dreams. You can do it for real, if you plan properly and take steps to build...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:28 AM
1 pound bulk sausage
2 cups chopped onions
2 cups chopped celery
7 cups cornbread crumbled (I think 2 pkgs of prepared Jiffy Cornbread is plenty)
1 cup dried apricots chopped
1 cup dried cranberries (Craisins)
2 large eggs beaten
½ teaspoon dried sage...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:55 AM
As the weather gets chilly soups and stews start to take the spotlight as a mealtime favorite. Chili and cornbread is a classic combination. This easy cornbread has an extra kick from green chilies!
- 1 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 c. whole grain or...
| Oct 10, 2011
Levy Restaurants Chief Executive Andy Lansing takes a simple approach to hiring. He looks, he says, "for nice" when trying to place talent at one of his company's 15 restaurants and 100-plus food-service venues, from Churchill Downs to Lambeau Field.
| Oct 13, 2011
October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors.