| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Bloody Mary connoisseurs might weep when they find out what's available at Max Fish's Bloody Mar Bar ($9.95), open for business every Sunday for brunch: beef jerky, jalapeno olives, white anchovies, Old Bay spice, pickled haricot and a bunch of other...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:23 PM
NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine many a sea captain sprawled out on the charred oaken floors of the Breslin, knocked cold after a brawl. The smell of smoking pig's feet wafts across black, wood tables. A bowl of onion soup floats past, oily with bone...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Overall impression: Saltimbocca is, traditionally, a method of preparing a veal or chicken cutlet so irresistible that it "jumps in the mouth." The food at Saltimbocca Italian Bistro in Delray Beach is, indeed, irresistible. Why, then, has so little...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Frog n Snail (3124 N. Broadway, 773-661-9166) makes its debut. Dinner service won't launch until Wednesday, April 4.
Dubbed "a midwestern bistro," Frog n Snail is the latest collaboration between chef/partner Dale Levitski and owner Mike Causevic, the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In a world of advancing technology and declining map-reading skills, some GPS navigator users blindly over-rely on the devices, and News of the Weird has reported enough of their predicaments to mark the category "no longer weird." However, three Japanese...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Made in Italy
Tiramisu Al Vin Santo
Lazy Man's Tiramisu
If you can't get your hands on Vin Santo liqueur or cantucci cookies, you can substitute with regular biscotti and a Port wine or even a Grand...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 10:08 AM
I don't remember what I got for Christmas when I was 8.
What I do remember is that Santa crashed his sleigh on Clarion Heights that year.
At least that's what my Uncle Johnny told me.
Uncle Johnny was a successful business type who lived out of state,...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:08 PM
If you ask someone whether they like fast service at restaurants, they will almost certainly answer yes. It’s worth thinking about, because some things really can’t be rushed.
These thoughts came to mind after dinner at Michael’s Bar...
| Dec 29, 2011
Molotov had his cocktail; I have mine — a fiery Bloody Mary, three parts tomato juice, 1 part vodka. Crumble in bits of crispy bacon, add a splash or two of horseradish and hot sauce for extra tingle. There's more to this classic drink, but that's...
| Dec 29, 2011
Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2012.
Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...