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  • Straub's Lobster Bisque recipe

    Straub's Lobster Bisque recipe
    Yield: 8 servings 1/2 gallon milk 1/2 cup lobster base (available in supermarkets and gourmet stores) 1 (11.3-ounce) can frozen Maine lobster meat (available in seafood markets) or the equivalent amount of fresh Florida lobster 1 1/2 teaspoons...
  • Revenge of the breadsticks? Darden strikes back

    Revenge of the breadsticks? Darden strikes back
    Darden Restaurants made a formal response Monday to investor criticisms of its Olive Garden chain. The investor, Starboard Value hedge fund, on Friday released a 294-page plan that criticized waste, overspending and Darden employment policies. The...
  • In Zihuatanejo, Thursdays are pozole days

    In Zihuatanejo, Thursdays are pozole days
    The air is hot and sultry, weighted with smoke and sea salt and the heady balm of pig fat. It's not exactly soup weather. It's the rainy season, July, when I'm in Zihuatanejo, which doesn't translate to any actual rain but rather a steamy, lazy...
  • Dining Review: Area Asian eateries offer tasty soup options

    Dining Review: Area Asian eateries offer tasty soup options
    Ludwig Van Beethoven once said, "Only the pure of heart can make good soup." This is so true it's become the de facto motto of my Soup Club. Yes, I belong to a Soup Club. It's mainly an excuse to get together, but it's also an homage to the what we...
  • Versailles is still cooking

    Versailles is still cooking
    The upholstered green chairs and glittering chandeliers beckon hungry tourists from everywhere. The street-side counter serves Cuban sandwiches along with a side of the day's news and political gossip. For 43 years, these have been hallmarks of...
  • On Lake Nicaragua's adventure isle, twin volcanoes play host

    On Lake Nicaragua's adventure isle, twin volcanoes play host
    Gaze eastward from the shores of huge Lake Nicaragua, and they seem almost like a mirage: Twin volcanoes thrusting out of the water, one of them a towering cone of cinder and ash, the other jacketed in verdant jungle. Perhaps it was the clouds that...
  • 5 beers to try from Revolution Brewing

    5 beers to try from Revolution Brewing
    Cross of Gold: Nothing too elaborate — just a low-alcohol, easy drinking golden ale — but it's the place to start for those intimidated or unfamiliar with long and winding beer menus. Not only accessible, it's also good; Cross of Gold won a...
  • Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover

    Mill At 2T Celebrates 5 Years With Makeover
    When well-known restaurateurs and married couple Ryan and Kelleanne Jones opened their Mill at 2T in bucolic Tariffville five years ago, it was immediately hailed for the culinary creativeness and the ever-changing, top-shelf menu offerings such as...
  • Chef of the moment: Anthony Carron of 800 Degrees proudly wields his tongs

    Chef of the moment: Anthony Carron of 800 Degrees proudly wields his tongs
    Anthony Carron is the chef and co-creator of 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, the Los Angeles-based build-your-own pizza chain. Before slinging pies, Carron started as a prep cook in a cafe in St. Paul, Minn., and eventually purchased and reinvented the...
  • Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Boca Raton Noon and Boca Raton Evening Toastmasters, improve your public speaking and leadership skills, every Tuesday, Countess de Hoernle Pavilion, Train Depot, 747 S. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton. The Noon Toastmasters meets noon to 1 p.m., call...
  • Job fair, expansion at Seminole Hard Rock

    Job fair, expansion at Seminole Hard Rock
     If you've recently walked the casino floor at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, you're aware that there's some construction going on. And in this case, there are some job openings to go with it.  The casino announced this week that it...