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  • Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows

    Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows
    Some days come down to this: the perfect mixture of autumnal sunlight and crispness, the throaty renditions of a jazz quartet, the elegance of dining under a tent - and the backdrop of a red house brimming with historical significance. For Joan Thorne...
  • Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park

    Civil Coffee finds a home in Highland Park
    Brothers Alex and Alan Morales, both of whom worked at Handsome Coffee Roasters when it started, are set to open Civil Coffee this summer in what is getting to be a highly caffeinated neighborhood of Highland Park. The shop is on Figueroa Street near...
  • Chef Brendan Collins of Birch in Hollywood picks hard work over play

    Chef Brendan Collins of Birch in Hollywood picks hard work over play
    Brendan Collins, chef-owner of the recently opened Birch in Hollywood, credits Margaret Thatcher for his restaurant career. Well, sort of. When Thatcher closed British mines in the '80s, Collins' father, once a mine worker, became a relief pub landlord....
  • Berries to barrels, when Journeyman says local, it means local

     Berries to barrels, when Journeyman says local, it means local
    Drink local. That's the motto you often hear when talking about craft spirits. But the odd thing about craft spirits is, they often have little connection to the place where they were distilled. Regardless of where they're produced, the raw...
  • The complicated simplicity of spaghetti carbonara

    The complicated simplicity of spaghetti carbonara
    Spaghetti carbonara is one of the simplest dishes to make — it takes only five ingredients, not including seasoning, and is done in less time than it takes for the noodles to cook. But sometimes the simplest dishes are the hardest to get right,...
  • Lost pasta brand sparks Test Kitchen pot-boiler to find best dried spaghetti

    Lost pasta brand sparks Test Kitchen pot-boiler to find best dried spaghetti
    For a busy weekday cook, having a good dried spaghetti in the pantry is about 90% of having dinner made. Dress it with butter and Parmigiano Reggiano, or chopped fresh tomatoes and olive oil, and you have a memorable meal with little more than the time...
  • Mozza alums to open two Spanish-themed restaurants

    Mozza alums to open two Spanish-themed restaurants
    David Rosoff and Chris Feldmeier, who worked together for many years at Osteria Mozza¬†and Campanile, are reuniting to open not one, but two Spanish-themed restaurants — one in the Short Order space at the Original Farmers Market and the other at...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Key West flavors Visitors can taste their way through the history and flavors of Key West with Made in Key West Food Tours. The current food circuit is the Southernmost Food...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Chef Chrissy Camba's pop-up series takes on brunch

    Chef Chrissy Camba's pop-up series takes on brunch
    Chrissy Camba made waves helming the erstwhile Laughing Bird restaurant, with her Filipino-influenced cuisine garnering nods from Tribune critic Phil Vettel and others. But it was short-lived. Just five months after it opened, it shuttered. "The owners...
  • Menu items claim to put the over in 'hangover'

    Menu items claim to put the over in  'hangover'
    While there's no cure (yet) for the morning-after misery that comes from a night of too many drinks, there are a few popular coping mechanisms. One of these is indulging in a comforting, alcohol-absorbing meal during this suffering, which usually...