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  • Restaurant openings and coming soon

    Restaurant openings and coming soon
    Craving something new? A host of new eateries – ranging from a sushi restaurant to a chocolate shop – and expanded locations are opening this spring in Chicago. Here’s a list of recently launched as well coming soon spots. Recent...
  • Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

    Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand
    They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don't want it to taste like it's good for them. That's a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the...
  • You asked for it: French apple pie is an old favorite

    You asked for it: French apple pie is an old favorite
    Q: Would you please find a recipe for French apple pie? As a little girl growing up in Baltimore, it was my favorite dessert when we went out to eat. I remember it had lots of raisins and nuts, was two-crusted and had a white icing. I have looked and...
  • Tapping into tapenade: 7 delicious things to do with the olive spread

     Tapping into tapenade: 7 delicious things to do with the olive spread
    Tapenade, the robustly flavored olive condiment from our friends in Provence, France, is gaining popularity in these United States. As well it should. Once you see how easy it is, and more importantly, how versatile it is as a flavoring ingredient, you'll...
  • Fun, Food And Technology: Are These Kitchen Tools For Real?

    "Don't play with your food." Sure, we all heard that as kids. But today, the kitchen is everybody's playpen. And food is fun personified — worthy of TV channels and specialty gadget shops celebrating food-as-entertainment. Lots of exhibitors at...
  • Kitchen gadget: The grill pan/griddle

    Kitchen gadget: The grill pan/griddle
    On those rare Southern California days when the weather is not glorious and warm and absolutely perfect, there are alternatives to cooking outdoors. Grillmeisters, meet the grill pan. A flat pan -- sometimes square, but most often rectangular -- the...
  • Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wine

     Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wine
    Legendary for its more than 400 wineries and numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, Napa Valley also is welcoming to families. "It's not just about the wines or an adult-only destination," said Mike St. Jovite, a Bay Area travel adviser with Protravel...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday
    If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muņoz has some ideas, as she explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes: "Meatless dishes actually have a long history in Mexican cuisine," she...
  • Family Meals Matter: Eat a variety of foods from all groups to improve mood

    Family Meals Matter: Eat a variety of foods from all groups to improve mood
    Just like there’s no magic bullet for weight loss, there’s no certain food you can eat to boost your mood. However, eating balanced meals at regular intervals can go a long way towards keeping your blood sugar levels steady and hunger (and the...
  • Mark Bittman's 'How to Cook Everything Fast' rewrites the recipe

    Slaves to the recipe, listen up. If you think everything has to be perfect, that instructions must be followed to a T, that any deviation might result in total tasteless disaster, a more easygoing approach could do you good. I found one in Mark Bittman's...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Beef Stroganoff

    Hearty beef served over noodles in a creamy sauce is pure comfort food. One of the classic dishes that fit this bill is beef stroganoff. A Russian dish, stroganoff pairs sauteed beef with onions and mushrooms, and mixes them in a sour cream sauce. The...