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  • Restaurant review: Naha

    Restaurant review: Naha
    Sixteen years ago, when Gordon announced it would close after more than two decades ("Twenty-two skiddoo," was how owner Gordon Sinclair put it at the time), speculation immediately arose as to what would replace the iconic restaurant — or, rather,...
  • Beard Awards: Catch a glimpse of the celebration

     Beard Awards: Catch a glimpse of the celebration
    They keep calling it the Oscars of the culinary world, and indeed, the James Beard Awards gala this weekend borrows touchstones of glamour, a setting at the Lyric Opera's majestic Civic Opera House, gown- and black tie-clad nominees and even a long red...
  • Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park

    Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park
    Brothers Alex and Alan Morales, both of whom worked at Handsome Coffee Roasters when it started, are set to open Civil Coffee this summer in what is getting to be a highly caffeinated neighborhood of Highland Park. The shop is on Figueroa Street near...
  • Slow cooker woes: If it doesn't fit, can I still use it?

    Slow cooker woes: If it doesn't fit, can I still use it?
    Q: Can I use a 5-quart slow cooker insert in a 7-quart base? I don't know if I can and can't seem to find the answer online — please help me! —Sam Anderson, Princeton, La. A: I posed the question to Mark Scarbrough, co-author with Bruce...
  • Mozza alums to open two Spanish-themed restaurants

    Mozza alums to open two Spanish-themed restaurants
    David Rosoff and Chris Feldmeier, who worked together for many years at Osteria Mozza and Campanile, are reuniting to open not one, but two Spanish-themed restaurants — one in the Short Order space at the Original Farmers Market and the other at...
  • Chef Chrissy Camba's pop-up series takes on brunch

    Chef Chrissy Camba's pop-up series takes on brunch
    Chrissy Camba made waves helming the erstwhile Laughing Bird restaurant, with her Filipino-influenced cuisine garnering nods from Tribune critic Phil Vettel and others. But it was short-lived. Just five months after it opened, it shuttered. "The owners...
  • Menu items claim to put the over in 'hangover'

    Menu items claim to put the over in  'hangover'
    While there's no cure (yet) for the morning-after misery that comes from a night of too many drinks, there are a few popular coping mechanisms. One of these is indulging in a comforting, alcohol-absorbing meal during this suffering, which usually...
  • Harmony Bakery now open in Hampden

    Harmony Bakery now open in Hampden
    Renee and Don Gorman, who owned and operated the stylish health-food restaurant Puffins in Pikesville, are opening a gluten-free bakery in Hampden. Update: Harmony Bakery opened on April 21. For information call 410-235-3870 or go to the bakery's...
  • At Empress Pavilion in Chinatown, it's not 1991, but not bad either

    At Empress Pavilion in Chinatown, it's not 1991, but not bad either
    Empress Pavilion is the biggest restaurant in Chinatown, a glittery, hangar-size seafood palace built at the height of the late 1980s boom. In its early years, you would typically wait an hour or more for a table on dim sum Sunday mornings, and in the...
  • Chef David LeFevre's steakhouse opens next month in Manhattan Beach

    Chef David LeFevre's steakhouse opens next month in Manhattan Beach
    Within a short couple of blocks in downtown Manhattan Beach, chef David LeFevre has done contemporary cooking at MB Post, seafood at Fishing With Dynamite —  and now he’s getting ready to open a steakhouse at the Arthur J.  The restaurant,...
  • Drink this: strawberry mojito

    Drink this: strawberry mojito
    Strawberry mojito: May St. Steakhouse, formerly May St. Cafe, is a trusty Pilsen spot known for its small, cozy atmosphere and eclectic dinner, brunch and cocktail menus inspired by the Nuevo Latino cuisines of Mexico and Puerto Rico. The bar...