| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Alan Greeley's Golden Truffle has been around for more than 30 years, and there is a reason why this neighborhood bistro has had such longevity.
The food is good! The restaurant has added a full bar. The menu offers an ever-changing variety, according...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Sunshine, friends and a welcoming patio are the perfect ingredients for a summer party. But what about the drinks? Used to be all you needed was a bottle of the cheapest liquor to go with that random bottle of juice you found in the back of the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Favorite Place restaurant is a kind of wonderful enigma. Is it an elegant tea room or is it a quaint lunch place? Is it a spot for finger food or hearty sandwiches? The answer is, it is both. Plus, it is completely unique.
Favorite Place, nestled...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Lately it seems like there's no L.A. neighborhood without a juice bar. They're expanding faster than you can say kale-avocado-cilantro-lemon-cucumber-caraway-jalapeno-celery smoothie. It's no wonder. Fans of juice -- the kind often made with a press and...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Chef Rich Matthews, of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, likes to serve this salad with a starch. He simmers purple Peruvian potatoes in lightly salted water until knife-tender. Each salad gets a few slices.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| May 29, 2013
Want to reduce calories before the summer bathing suit season but still enjoy foods that satisfy hunger and please your taste buds?
Eat your salad first, as the main dish, filling up on the lower-calorie, healthier-for-you vegetables before you're...
| May 30, 2013
This is troubling. I can count on one trotter the number of days in my life I've gone without eating meat. What's frightening is that it's more or less automatic; to not incorporate animal flesh into two of my three meals leaves something lacking, like an...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Third in a three-part series.
There's no denying that soft-shell crabs are a little weird.
They're slimy and slippery when raw. Cooked in a sandwich, their spindly legs and grabby claws poke out from the slices of bread and make some people wonder,...
| May 23, 2013
As legends go in Chicago restaurant kitchens, Majed Diab resides in the deep underground, though within the Middle Eastern community he's something of a minor celebrity. In the 1980s he opened The Nile near 63rd Street and Kedzie Avenue , launched its...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:17 AM
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade, or so the adage goes. The clever tippler knows to take that pragmatic advice one step further: Give those lemons a twist — be it a clever garnish, an unexpected flavor pairing or, even, a bright shot of...