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  • Trip Tips: See and live history in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some travelers want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon, a slice of land between the Mediterranean and war-ravaged Syria, you can do a lot of both. At the Roman ruins of Baalbek, some of the best preserved in the world,...
  • Board Questions Proposed Expansion Of Shad Row Eatery

    ROCKY HILL – A proposal to expand a seasonal outdoor eatery on the Connecticut River waterfront drew mixed reviews during a public hearing before members of the planning and zoning commission. "I'm just trying to bring something awesome to Rocky...
  • The DP List: Where to find great waffles on the Peninsula

    National Waffle Day is Sunday, Aug. 24. We know that at The DP List because we like waffles. What we didn't know was just how many types of waffles there are and the history of them. According to "Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of...
  • Magical Dining Month showcases emerging eateries and local favorites

    Magical Dining Month showcases emerging eateries and local favorites
    If you've been holding back on dining out because you just can't justify the expense, step away from the stove and commence the happy dance: Magical Dining Month is back! Now in its ninth year, Magical Dining Month is an annual showcase of emerging...
  • National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri

    National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri
    As Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from this St. Louis suburb Thursday, the persistent protests over the police killing of Michael Brown appeared smaller and much more subdued for the second night in a row....
  • 'We' have a lot of annoyances, about waiters and more

     'We' have a lot of annoyances, about waiters and more
    So let's get back to our language rant. I recently wrote a column lamenting the proliferation of the "waiter's we," which is what I call the mysterious tendency of many waiters to address their patrons in the first person plural. How are we tonight?...
  • Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County

    Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County
    Visitors to a new Chinese restaurant at South Coast Plaza already know their fortune when they walk through the door. It's going to be a two-hour wait. That's because Din Tai Fung, the acclaimed Taiwanese restaurant that opened Monday, is famous for...
  • Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

    SAN FRANCISCO With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for their meal in advance using an online...
  • Erika Ettin: Asking questions may be answer for online profiles

    Have you ever read one of those online dating profiles that just goes on and on and on? It's like a self-indulgent soliloquy you'd think was meant for performing a one-man show. And it's not like this person is trying to engage the reader at all....
  • RJ Cafe & Bistro: A Hidden Gem

    RJ Cafe &  Bistro: A Hidden Gem
    A ride to the beach is even better when it includes a stop at the landmark R.J. Julia Booksellers store in Madison. And even better is when it includes a leisurely lunch at the RJ Café & Bistro. The cafe is tucked away in the back of the Boston Post...
  • Aug. 21 Letters:Ethics reform, vendor locations

    Time for reform I have been reading for three weeks now about the court proceedings in the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell case; it has been covered well by the Daily Press. I guess I am surprised that people making $170,000 a year could be in the financial...