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  • Review: 7-course 'Art' menu at Topolobampo

    Review: 7-course 'Art' menu at Topolobampo
    On some level, we all understand that food can trigger emotion, that certain tastes and aromas can exhilarate us, transport us, make us feel warm and nurtured. Dishes we group under "comfort food" aren't comforting in and of themselves, but in the way...
  • Paula Wolfert tribute cookbook project launched on Kickstarter

     Paula Wolfert tribute cookbook project launched on Kickstarter
    Paula Wolfert, the famed cookbook author and teacher who has been diagnosed with the early stages of dementia, is the focus of an unusual tribute: a "biographical cookbook" being funded through Kickstarter. "Unforgettable: Bold Flavors From a Renegade...
  • Drink this: Zombie coffee at Pick Me Up Cafe

     Drink this: Zombie coffee at Pick Me Up Cafe
    Need a caffeine fix? There may be no better cup in the city for an instant buzz than the Zombie ($5) at the open-late, 1950s vintage-style diner Pick Me Up Cafe in Lakeview — although the cup here is more akin to a small bowl, and for good reason....
  • Chicago cocktail bars, Balsam nominated for Tales of Cocktail awards

     Chicago cocktail bars, Balsam nominated for Tales of Cocktail awards
    Seven Chicago cocktail bars and one spirit-maker were among the top nominees for this year's Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. The Aviary, which last year won the award for World's Best Cocktail Menu, is among the top 10 nominees for Best American...
  • Easy technique gives fruit crisps an even crispier bite

    Easy technique gives fruit crisps an even crispier bite
    Fruit crisps can be the best friend a cook ever had. Pulse together butter, flour and sugar in a food processor, and scatter the crumbs over cut-up fruit. Bake. Instant dessert. The only problem with most fruit crisps is that they just aren't very...
  • B.S. Taqueria has a few twists even for this taco-centric city

    B.S. Taqueria has a few twists even for this taco-centric city
    Have you heard about the taco with lardo and clams? In some circles it seems as if all anybody talks about is the taco with lardo and clams, which is the improbable specialty of B.S. Taqueria, a cocktail-oriented restaurant implanted into the carapace...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 1: Climb to the Moon, Ponce Inlet....
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida: (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Shawn Buckley's secret ingredient at JustFoodForDogs: real food

    Shawn Buckley's secret ingredient at JustFoodForDogs: real food
    Dismayed by the ingredients he found in commercial dog food, Shawn Buckley decided to make his own, and before long, JustFoodForDogs was born. The first location opened in Newport Beach in 2011; a fifth is opening soon in Pasadena. With Oscar Chavez, a...
  • L.A. chefs whip up meals fit for King, or Prince, or even Rover and Lassie

    L.A. chefs whip up meals fit for King, or Prince, or even Rover and Lassie
    Chef Bryant Ng's chicken rice recipe calls for jasmine rice cooked in a ginger broth and poached Mary's free-range chicken. It's a minimalist dish, without any of the Singaporean-Vietnamese flavors, the fermented shrimp paste and sambal sauces that Ng...
  • Townhouse's Adam Sandroni finds bottom's-up path to top

    Townhouse's Adam Sandroni finds bottom's-up path to top
    Most restaurant industry lifers get their start in the business at a young age. For Townhouse general manager and bartender Adam Sandroni, now 28, his career started with dirty dishes at 15. "I washed dishes, bussed tables, made smoothies, ran food,...