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  • Larry J. Cano dies at 90; founder of El Torito restaurants

    Larry J. Cano dies at 90; founder of El Torito restaurants
    In 1954, fine dining and Mexican food were rarely mentioned in the same sentence in Los Angeles, except perhaps in jest. That is the year that a bartender named Larry J. Cano took over an old Polynesian restaurant in Encino with thoughts of creating a...
  • Homemade sausage spices up a Greek burger at Papou George's in Newport News

    Homemade sausage spices up a Greek burger at Papou George's in Newport News
    Tasty discovery: Greek burger Price: $7.99 (with fries and small drink) Destination: Papou George's Hot Dogs. Marketplace at Oyster Point, 303 Oyster Point Road, Newport News. 757-269-0501 Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. You can tell that you've...
  • STK will open in Disney Springs next year

    STK will open in Disney Springs next year
    An STK steakhouse will open next year in Disney Springs, the restaurant's corporate owner announced today. The new STK will be located within The Landing at Disney Springs. The Landing is the first phase of the project which is revamping Downtown Disney...
  • Biz News: Sushi restaurant Temakira opens in Costa Mesa

    A sushi "hand roll" restaurant has opened in Costa Mesa. Temakira, 259 E. 17th St., specializes in temaki, a type of sushi eaten by hand that is wrapped in seaweed and made into a cone shape, according to a news release. The restaurant combines styles...
  • Retail Therapy: A gem of a deal at Ruby's

    Shooby-dooby down: Ruby's Dinette, 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary by selling a classic RubyBurger for 32 cents from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Guests also will receive a return incentive. The RubyBurger...
  • Darden reports $32.8 million loss

    Darden reports $32.8 million loss
    Darden Restaurants reported a $32.8 million quarterly loss Tuesday, with the new management conceding that the makeover of the casual-dining giant is going to take more time. "These initiatives are not a quick fix," said interim CEO Gene Lee....
  • Year in Review: 2014 in Lake Forest, Libertyville, Grayslake and Mundelein

    Year in Review: 2014 in Lake Forest, Libertyville, Grayslake and Mundelein
    Across greater Lake County, this past year brought with it a controversial water rate hike in Lake Forest, a ban on video gaming in Libertyville restaurants and an ongoing controversy over a proposed big rig outpost in Grayslake near Mundelein. Water...
  • State inspectors cite 11 restaurants

    State inspectors cite 11 restaurants
    Violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 11 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations, according to the...
  • Ukrainian-style caviar

    IKRA Restaurant & Lounge 16850 Collins Ave., Suite #106-a, Sunny Isles Beach, 305-974-0081, IkraMiami.com If you can't find child care for a night out, not to worry. A playroom with a complimentary weekend babysitter is just one element of this new...
  • Swim with the manatees on Crystal River

    Swim with the manatees on Crystal River
    The Plantation on Crystal River has two winter packages giving guests the chance to swim with the West Indian manatee in Crystal River. Starting at $230 for two guests, the one-night Swim with the Manatees package includes: accommodations in a renovated...
  • Christmas dinner with all the trimmings

    Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
    On a holiday, dinner out can be the best gift of all. Local hotels and resorts are always good bets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining, and many restaurants are planning lavish menus as well. Here is a sampling of what's on the menu Dec. 24 and...