| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Princess Cruises officials on Tuesday reiterated some key features of the line's new 3,600-passenger Royal Princess Cruise ship during a media briefing at the 29th Cruise Shipping Miami conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center,
| Mar 14, 2013
There is no shortage of decent Mexican restaurants in the western suburbs, but far too many of them play down to their audiences, falling back on the standard Mexican and even Tex-Mex dishes that everybody prepares.
Today we look at two west suburban...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:03 PM
One thing to know about our book club
Our book club's name is "Reading Between the WINES." WINES is an acronym for "Women Interested in Nonfiction ExcluSively." All of our selections are nonfiction, which provides very lively discussions.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
found at: The Black Rose Tavern (Newington)
Do you serve a lot of CT craft beers? Which ones?
Yes, on draught we have Naughty Nurse, Blonde on Blonde, Thomas Hooker Irish Red, Cambridge Big Hoppy Double IPA, Ten Penny Ale, Two Roads...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:18 AM
While Orlando's city comissioners weigh the possibility of extended drinking hours and other incentives for downtown bars, there are other constants about the scene that factor a lot higher in my night-life decisions. The crowds, for one, and the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Alhambra craft beer destination 38 Degrees Ale House and Grill is turning 4, and owner Clay Harding and crew are celebrating on Saturday with a tap list overflowing with barrel-aged specialties, rare sour ales, and local favorites. Beginning at 1 p.m.,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:38 PM
So your sweetheart wants to go out on the town for Valentine's Day? Dinner can be pricey and reservations hard to get. How about cocktails, small bites and entertainment till the wee hours of the morning? Can this be found in Glendale? Absolutely. Here'...
| Feb 18, 2013
Though I spend a lot of time in bars (tough gig, I know), I'm not a judgmental drinker. As long as you tip your bartender and are sober enough to balance atop your barstool, I'm of the opinion that you can fill your glass with whatever your heart desires....
| Feb 17, 2013
Most bourbon distilleries have one mash bill, or grain recipe, and one house yeast. Even so, there are still a surfeit of variations within distilleries' output because of the variations that naturally occur from the bourbon-aging process. Elements like...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Light mist cloaked the ancient hills in Upper Normandy, and from somewhere within this tapestry of seaside cliffs and pastures of flowers, I expected a fire-breathing dragon or a white-haired wizard muttering ancient incantations would come bounding out...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
White-haired dudes walking around with canes. Skinny 20-something women in slinky outfits and four-inch heels. Wheeler-dealers in serious suits. Laughing soccer-moms-and-dads. A pot-bellied biker in ankle-length leather coat and motorcycle boots. Stone-...