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  • Russian watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Dining scene: From rice balls to pesto mahi-mahi

    Dining scene: From rice balls to pesto mahi-mahi
    Sicilian Oven 21170 Saint Andrews Blvd., Suite #9, Boca Raton, 561-750-9772, SicilianOven.com This traditional Italian chain, founded in 2008 in Lighthouse Point, has opened its fourth location — its first in Palm Beach County — in the...
  • La Caņada History: Fire Station No. 28 closes

    La Cañada History: Fire Station No. 28 closes
    Ten Years Ago The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Crescenta Valley station announced that in the fall of 2004 it would be holding a “Clergy Academy” to give area pastors insight into law enforcement and to apprise them of resources...
  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...
  • Are we ready for a language rant? Awesome

     Are we ready for a language rant? Awesome
    Welcome, everybody. How are we today? We're good? Awesome. Then we're ready for one of our favorite things here in this space. A language rant. Do we need a little more time before the rant? Maybe we'd like some water first? Sparkling or regular? I...
  • Brussels sprouts recipe offers plenty of options

     Brussels sprouts recipe offers plenty of options
    Q: I just discovered fried Brussels sprouts on a trip to D.C. and loved them. I would love more ways to prepare Brussels sprouts. --Laura Bollin, Chicago A: Love Brussels sprouts! This cold-hardy vegetable offers a much-needed dose of fresh greenery...
  • Eat this: Campfire crepe

     Eat this: Campfire crepe
    Campfire crepe: Cupcakes had their turn in the spotlight. So did gourmet doughnuts. What will be the next sugary confection to sweep America? After a visit to Nu Crepes in downtown Elmhurst, you'll hope it's crepes. The menu at this modern creperie...
  • 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....
  • Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

    "The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around. But how far into the future are we talking? Or are we already there?" Funny thing about that quote:...
  • Latin fusion in the neighborhoods

    Latin fusion in the neighborhoods
    Last week the Tribune dining section featured Latin fusion restaurants. Food critics Phil Vettel and Kevin Pang visted several restaurants around town and these were published online all week in addition to Thursday in print. I stopped by three...