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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...
  • Searching for pound cake like grandma used to make

    Searching for pound cake like grandma used to make
    Q: I am looking for a pound cake recipe I originally got from my Grandma Rowe, who was the best baker in our family. She even won a newspaper recipe contest for her Jack Horner coffee cake in the 1970s. I also have letters written to her personally from...
  • Florida travel calendar for June

    Florida travel calendar for June
    Check out festivals and events in June 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 15 - June 14: Disney Star Wars...
  • Intro review: Erik Anderson brings out the beast

    Intro review: Erik Anderson brings out the beast
    I am officially jealous of Minneapolis. Erik Anderson, the current chef-in-residence at Intro (the restaurant changes chefs and menus every three-four months), already knows where he's headed next: Brut, the restaurant he's building in downtown...
  • Drink this: The Great Gambino at Barley & Brass

    Drink this: The Great Gambino at Barley & Brass
    Cold and refreshing draft beers are a consistent go-to for bar patrons, especially when summer heat waves strike, but what about draft cocktails? At Barley & Brass, a cozy, upscale gastropub near the corner of Damen and Division, the kegged cocktails...
  • Eat this: Pulled pork sandwich at Q-BBQ

     Eat this: Pulled pork sandwich at Q-BBQ
    Pulled pork sandwich, Q-style: At Q-BBQ, a Southern-inspired barbeque restaurant with locations in La Grange, Naperville and Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, the menu is loaded with mouthwatering meats and other savory, down-home fare. But despite the...
  • Next review: 'Tapas' menu is a party, inside and out

    Next review: 'Tapas' menu is a party, inside and out
    Ever-changing Next restaurant has explored serious Spanish cuisine before, in its "El Bulli" menu in 2012. With "Tapas," the menu that debuted in mid-May, the approach is far lighter, both in the complexity of the dishes and in the overall dining room...
  • Norovirus outbreak shut down Long Beach restaurant for four days

    Norovirus outbreak shut down Long Beach restaurant for four days
    An upscale Long Beach restaurant temporarily shut down last month after several patrons and employees fell ill in a norovirus outbreak, authorities said Monday. The Sky Room voluntarily closed for four days starting May 22 in order to sanitize the...
  • Review: Dumpling obsession at Tumanyan Khinkali Factory in Glendale

    Review: Dumpling obsession at Tumanyan Khinkali Factory in Glendale
    Meet khinkali, your latest obsession. Khinkali are soup dumplings from the mountains north of Tbilisi, Georgia. When you check Google Maps for the mountain village in which they may have been born, khinkali is the only word you will be able to read on the...
  • Cooking up plots at Printers Row Lit Fest

     Cooking up plots at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Chefs and authors will share their favorite recipes and stories on the Good Eating stage at this year's Printers Row Lit Fest, from debut cookbooks to those following a string of previous tomes. Ask the questions you've always harbored about wine pairings...
  • Get your fill of Negroni

    Get your fill of Negroni
    In its third year, Negroni Week celebrates the classic Italian cocktail while benefiting charities chosen by participating restaurants. This year it takes place June 1-7, and more than 100 area bars and restaurants are partaking in the events. While the...