| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:01 AM
What does a swamp, T-Rex arms, french fries and kick ball have to do with tennis?
More than you would think actually, especially if you’re a 5-6-year-old coached by Petoskey High School girls’ tennis coach Dree Lo at the annual Petoskey Parks...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Once spring rolls around, the warm weather nuts start getting super antsy for summer and all of the good things that come with it: enjoying the outdoors, the food and the drinks, hitting up the beach, etc. Here in Connecticut, summertime food goes...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:36 PM
U.S. News & World Report's list of America's best French fries includes the duck-fat fries at Bourbon Steak Miami at Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura.
The fries are served free of charge to every dinner table and come in three flavors with dipping...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Walking the grounds at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in search of nourishment quickly becomes a game of how badly do you feel like cheating on your diet....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Food FYI: Yes, it's National French Fry Day...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 3:58 PM
We discovered DX Peruvian Restaurant in a little collection of small ethnic eateries across the street from South Coast Plaza.
Early influences from Spain and later China, Africa and Europe have all played their part in Peru's culinary evolution but,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Leo Frett was not just up and out of his Severn home before the birds awoke. He was on an elliptical trainer in the gym by 5 a.m., putting in a couple of miles.
"I got my routine," said Frett, ticking off an exercise schedule that kept him on the move...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:05 PM
When you are told not to do something, doesn't that make you want to do it even more?
Did you always make your parents' curfew time?
Did you want to eat all of your Halloween candy at once even though your mom told you not to? If somebody puts a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Take everything you love about a french fry — that crisp, golden-brown crust enveloping an oh, so fluffy interior — and flatten it.
In fact, go ahead and smash it.
Tricks to the perfect smash
The kind of potato makes a difference when it...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Way before I was a dog trainer, I regularly attended obedience classes with my pets. There were no fancy names for different kinds of training methods; yanking and scolding were the "only" way to "discipline" a dog and let them know what they did wrong....