| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jul 21, 2013
Mitchell's Fish Market splashed onto the scene in 2010 with a nicely restrained nautical motif and an informal yacht-club tone. The menu's signatures were straightforward seafood and beef and humongous desserts such as a towering seven-layer carrot cake...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An environmental group said Wednesday it has sued the federal government, contending that recently established regulations for ships to treat ballast water before releasing it into U.S. waterways aren't strong enough to...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Q: I'm wondering if you could locate a recipe from Pistache French Bistro for me? I get their Moules Frites "Mariniere" every time I'm there with a glass of Rosť. It brings me back to the summers I spent in the south of France. I would love to know how to...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
These are tough times for the ducks that winter on the Chesapeake Bay.
Threatened food sources and an imperiled habitat are forcing migrating waterfowl to look for other winter digs.
Alicia Berlin hopes to unlock the formula to win them back.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Divers and scientists who combed a section of northern Lake Michigan for a 17th century shipwreck have retrieved a wooden beam that could belong to the long-lost Griffin, expedition leaders said Wednesday.
| Jun 27, 2013
Chef Leo Bushey III finds culinary inspiration in unlikely places, like in an accidentally burnt potato.
As the head of the kitchen operations for Bristol's new Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, he oversees upscale gastropub Time Out Sports Bar and its farm-...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:43 PM
AP Correspondent John Flesher is embedded with members of the Great Lakes Exploration Group, which is searching for remains of the Griffin in northern Lake Michigan. He is filing periodic updates on the search progress.
FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) —...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Now in its seventh season, Jack's Bistro has settled into a fine groove. The small Canton restaurant is essentially doing today what it was doing from the start — exactly what it wants to do.
If that makes Jack's sound arrogant, you don't know...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A lot of words have been used to describe L2O — minimalist, compelling, any superlative you care to name — but until recently, playful was not among them.
But the ascendancy of chef Matthew Kirkley at this highly regarded restaurant —...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:31 PM
†Annapolitans are loyal, and the city has an impressive list of long-running restaurants. Once a place clicks, it tends to stay. That's not too surprising for a political town. Call it the incumbency effect.
In 1986, Jean-Louis Evennou opened the...