| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Martinis clinked at the after-party for the live broadcast of the TV Land series "Hot in Cleveland," with actresses Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves and Betty White celebrating having pulled it off.
"There’s nothing like it; this...
| Jun 23, 2013
To my knowledge the only giraffes in Brazil are in zoos. So I am unclear as to how the long-necked animal became attached to a restaurant chain based in that South American country.
I'd wager the connection may be little more than a marketing plan a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:57 AM
The original Chesapeake Restaurant was a Baltimore dining institution for more than 50 years until it closed in the late 1980s. After a 24-year dormancy, the doors at 1701 North Charles St. are open again. The new restaurant began dinner service on...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Burger & Beer Joint
11025 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 954-367-8980, BnbJoint.com
This fledgling chain is expanding from its two Miami locations to Broward County mid-month.
"Burger & Beer Joint's inspiration came from three things: gourmet food,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
The Barking Dog has opened up by Sunset Creek off Kecoughtan Road.
The menu features a nice selection of hot dogs, sausages and other cased meats, burgers and sandwiches. The list includes a Carolina Drive-In Dog with chopped barbecue, slaw and red...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This list of off-the-menu dishes doesn't include anything from In-N-Out or McDonald's; you already know about those. These, which you might not be familiar with, are iconic items from places particular to Los Angeles. And though access to a couple of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:56 AM
When was the last time you were able to get an ice cream for less than $1?
Burger King has soft ice cream cones for 50 cents, until August 5, 2013. Stop by and cool down this summer.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Chicagoans got a little preview of this year’s Taste of Chicago (running July 10-14 in Grant Park) when the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events opened eight Taste booths and a cooking demonstration tent during the lunch...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Our fourth of five finalists is Christopher Lucchese of Echo Park. With his steakhouse burger, "you can have your steak dinner served on a delicious soft bun." He writes:
“There is nothing better than a great rib-eye steak. It is probably my...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:55 AM
464 Boston Post Road, Orange, (203) 533-9616, prime16.com.
Prime 16 is a beloved downtown spot for fancy beers and those famous burgers. It may get loud, and it definitely gets crowded, but it's never clubby, and thus has served as a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's grilling season and chances are you'll be making that ever-important cookout decision: hot dog or hamburger? Some people, no doubt, are cheering "Both!" But if you're trying to make a healthier choice, then the registered dietitian in me knows that...