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  • Elegant Vietnamese dining in West Hollywood at the District by Hannah An

    Elegant Vietnamese dining in West Hollywood at the District by Hannah An
    Name: The District by Hannah An -- a reference to the diverse neighborhoods, called districts, of Vietnam from which the menu draws -- opened in early February on West Third Street in West Hollywood, near A.O.C. The two-story restaurant is dimly lit, with...
  • Missing mom's meatballs

    Missing mom's meatballs
    Q: I am looking for a really old recipe (about 50 years old) that my mother would make. It was a meatball recipe that included cream of mushroom soup and beer in the sauce. I even think there was beer in the meatballs. Can you help? — Donna...
  • At Necco, healthful Japanese small plates in Westwood

    At Necco, healthful Japanese small plates in Westwood
    Name of restaurant: Necco, which means "root" in Japanese, as indicated by creative uses of daikon, carrots, ginger, gobo and renkon (lotus root). The Westwood restaurant opened last October.  Chef/owner: Chef and cofounder Kenji (Ken) Koyama has two...
  • Breakfast with Ina: Tiztal Cafe, Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club

    Breakfast with Ina: Tiztal Cafe, Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club
    I never have to worry if anyone is reading my column because of the emails I receive, and the waves and smiles I get when I'm out and about. Some of you clip and save the information, and some of you go right away to a new recommendation. It all warms...
  • Winerave heads to Chinatown with #chinatownmixtape1

    Winerave heads to Chinatown with #chinatownmixtape1
    Maxwell Leer and Adam Vourvoulis are at it again. The two former sommeliers (Bestia and Trois Mec, respectively), together known as winerave, are planning what Leer calls a “standout TGIF” at Ling’s Wine & Beer Market in Chinatown on...
  • Chop Chop Chinaman: Catchy restaurant name or 'hate crime'?

    Chop Chop Chinaman: Catchy restaurant name or 'hate crime'?
    Feb. 17 was an otherwise quiet evening for Chicago Police District 19 in Lakeview East. The crime incidents report showed a motor vehicle theft in the 300 block of West Barry Avenue, an attempt to cash a counterfeit check at a credit union in the 3200...
  • Restaurant review: The Duck Inn

    Restaurant review: The Duck Inn
    For a restaurant that's been open a little more than three months, The Duck Inn has deep roots. The Bridgeport restaurant, created in December by chef Kevin Hickey (as part of his partnership with Rockit Ranch Productions), occupies a corner tavern that...
  • How to braise vegetables for deeper, richer flavor

    How to braise vegetables for deeper, richer flavor
    God bless the interwebs and its eternal preservation of knowledge. For all I know, you may be reading this deep into the distant future, long after I've shed this mortal coil. In fact, you're probably not even reading this at all; I'll bet it's being read...
  • Wine: Forget the Nouveau — break out a bottle of Beaujolais cru

     Wine: Forget the Nouveau — break out a bottle of Beaujolais cru
    For a roast chicken, whether it's Judy Rodgers' classic Zuni chicken with Tuscan bread salad or a chicken with truffles or herbs tucked under the skin, Beaujolais cru is always a beautiful match. Made from the Gamay grape, Beaujolais cru has almost...
  • Drink this: Field and Stream

    Drink this: Field and Stream
    Field & Stream: When The Dawson first opened in West Town in 2013, its critics decided the bar offerings were the real draw, with easy-drinking yet nontraditional mixes. The cocktail menu boasts an extensive list of enchanting drinks. Among them is the...
  • Eat this: Corned beef sandwich

    Eat this: Corned beef sandwich
    Corned beef sandwich: Penned in sharpie on butcher paper and pierced on meat hooks for display, the Corned Beef Factory Sandwich Shop's menu is simple: corned beef, reuben, pastrami, Italian beef or a hot dog. At $10, the corned beef sandwich is top...