| Oct 24, 2010
The enclave that is Lotte Plaza is situated on an island, a roughly triangular plot formed by the confluence of highways 29 and 40 that feeds a hurried Ellicott City commercial district. Anchored by a Korean grocery store, the plaza is home to a...
| Nov 4, 2010
"Well, hello," coos one of the svelte babes on either arm of an elegantly attired gentleman crossing the tongue of red carpet in front of Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. A young manager in a suit is right there to greet the trio, sweeping them off...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:07 PM
We asked Chicago and suburban residents: 'What holiday tradition are you most looking forward to?' Here's what they had to say:
Grace Alfano - 75, Willowbrook - "For Christmas Eve my husband dresses up as Santa Claus. We used to have a lot more of the...
| Dec 9, 2010
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Tartine Bread" by Chad Robertson.
3 cloves garlic
6 olive oil-packed anchovy fillets
1 egg yolk
2 cups olive oil
To make the dressing,...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:56 AM
Italian Home Cooking
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Italian Home Cooking: 125 Recipes to Comfort Your Soul
Anna Amendolara's Baked Chicken with Tomatoes and Garlic
3 1/2-pound whole free-range chicken
8 fresh vine-ripened plum...
| Feb 24, 2011
Dear SOS: I'm hoping the chef at PizzaVino, a lovely little restaurant on the plaza in Sebastopol, Calif., will share his secret for the most delicious crunchy croutons I've ever tasted. It seems as if many of us "Hail, Caesar"!
| Apr 20, 2011
Easter means eggs, lots of eggs. But what to do when Easter is over?
Here are five dishes in which you can use hard-cooked Easter eggs that you've safely refrigerated when not on short-term display:
1. Asparagus mimosa
Sprinkle chopped egg yolk over...
| Apr 25, 2011
The best way to get to know the culture of any place is to eat your way through it. This is especially true in Barcelona, the epicenter of Catalonia. Perhaps it's because Catalan food is such a good reflection of the culture. Historically, Catalans have...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 2:42 PM
Someone asked me recently if this was the year that the tapas trend was finally going to go away. In fact, it's not a trend anymore; it's the way many of us prefer to eat. Even with a restaurant like Tapas Teatro, which does so many things right, there...
| Jan 2, 2011
If the slippery sustainable-seafood issue still leaves you unsure about the right fish to eat, join the club.
The situation remains complex and its explanation could make for a long, boring treatise. Fortunately for seafood fans, journalist Paul...
| Jul 14, 2010
July 14 is Bastille Day in France, and it truly is, as the French call it, "La Fete Nationale."
The celebration marks the day in 1789 when angry mobs stormed the notorious Bastille prison in Paris and symbolizes the start of the French Revolution....