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  • 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...
  • Five minutes with: Tanya Baker, Boarding House executive chef

    Five minutes with: Tanya Baker, Boarding House executive chef
    The Boarding House's executive chef Tanya Baker may not have known she'd become a chef when she was a child ("I wanted to be a nanny (or) teacher," she said), but her calling came relatively early. As a senior at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago...
  • 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...
  • Wine & Spirits' annual restaurant poll shows more than just the same old wines

    Wine & Spirits' annual restaurant poll shows more than just the same old wines
    What are the top selling wines in restaurants? Wine & Spirits magazine finds out in its 26th annual Restaurant Issue. That’s the April edition, which has just hit the stands. To create the issue, the magazine sent a questionnaire to 2,691...
  • Wes Avila, from fine-dining track to fine Guerrilla Tacos off a truck

    Wes Avila, from fine-dining track to fine Guerrilla Tacos off a truck
    When Wes Avila was interviewing for a job at Le Comptoir, Gary Menes' temple of vegetable cookery, Menes asked him what his ultimate career goal was. "To be the best taquero in Los Angeles," Avila replied. And while it's impossible to say who is the...
  • Micah Wexler in Palm Springs, Uni fest at Chaya, Church & State Good France menu

    Micah Wexler in Palm Springs, Uni fest at Chaya, Church & State Good France menu
    Chaya downtown and Venice are offering a special uni-centric menu for uni-crazy Angelenos. Highlights include uni tofu with wasabi soy; uni and snow crab cake with Mitsuba leaf; live uni sashimi with dashi jelly; and uni and abalone risotto, all by...
  • Hot? It's Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen

    Hot? It's Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen
    Dairy Queen is celebrating its 75th anniversary in maybe the only way its fans can truly appreciate — with free ice cream.   The Minnesota-based company is giving away free small vanilla cones today at participating locations. The promotion is...
  • Eight modern speak-easy bars in L.A., for that insider feeling

    Eight modern speak-easy bars in L.A., for that insider feeling
    These days, you have to #dobetter if you want to fill a bar — you can't just serve a dirty martini. Or, rather, you can serve the same dirty martini to both the 60-year-old crowd and to your average 23-year-old, but you need to serve it in a dimly...
  • At Shabu Hyang, a mashup of hot pots, shabu shabu, spring rolls and kimchi

    At Shabu Hyang, a mashup of hot pots, shabu shabu, spring rolls and kimchi
    Name of restaurant: Shabu Hyang. Shabu shabu is a Japanese onomatopoetic word for "swish swish," the sound the food makes in the hot pot; hyang in Korean means the "aroma of." Ownership: A Korean franchise imported from Seoul into a large space at...
  • Green chile vodka is here

    Green chile vodka is here
    Green chile vodka? When St. George Spirits comes out with a vodka, you can bet it will be something outstanding. The Green Chile, just one of a trio of vodkas just released, is a real stunner, weaving the scent and tastes of jalapeņo, serrano, habanero...