| Jan 2, 2014
When Chef Jared Van Camp's long-awaited Leghorn opens in January, it will take its place on the expanding list of chef-driven restaurants specializing in fried chicken. It's a trend that's been gaining momentum for a few years and hit its stride in 2013...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:13 PM
In a world where many independently owned and operated bookstores are closing their doors, Let's Play Books! in Emmaus aims to buck the trend.
The shop, which sells approximately 1,000 youth-oriented books (about 850 separate titles), opened Dec. 5 at...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Dec 3, 2013
Make your first meal of the year count at these hangover-healing brunches on Jan. 1.
65 W. Kinzie St. 312-836-0290
Eat: Choose from filling fare such as the the Breakfast Balboa--shaved prime rib, mozzarella and hash browns, topped...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Earth Wood & Fire, a new restaurant in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County, is testament to the wisdom of keeping things simple.
The menu offers a handful of salads, a selection of small plates and a daily special or two. But the partnership at...
| Dec 29, 2011
You can't count on snow for Christmas. You can't count on a 7-3 Bears team making the playoffs.
But you can count on my annual save-the-tables list, which provides dozens of last-minute, primo New Year's Eve reservations for procrastinating readers....
| Feb 9, 2012
The thing that gets people in trouble on Valentine's Day (besides forgetting the day entirely) is the unreasonable expectation. People book into restaurants they don't know, with prices they're not accustomed to paying, and expect some undefined,...
| Mar 1, 2012
Talk about your faith-based initiatives: Lenten season is here (has been, for a week now), and through April 6, observant Catholics are not permitted to eat meat on Fridays. With Catholics being rather abundant in the Chicago area, quite a few restaurants...