| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
People tend to think of January as the only time they usually make big resolutions to eat more healthily, lose weight, and get slimmer. But, as you might imagine, the start of bathing suit season actually brings a whole new round of resolutions. With...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The first few times I tried kimchi it was not, I must admit, my favorite food. Then I met my Korean-American partner, Gregory, moved in with his mom -- a superb cook -- and within a few months I was wholly converted. These days my mouth waters at the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With sincere apologies to, and selective quotations from, Finley Peter Dunne, creator of the immortal Mister Dooley, the Irish barkeep and political sage who first noted that politics ain't beanbag.
Francis X. Hennessey looked even more confused than...
| Apr 23, 2013
One of the joys of gardening is sharing your bounty.
Increasingly, though, gardeners are not only providing tomatoes to the people down the street, but entertainment as well — in the form of giant vegetables.
Handing out a few beefsteaks is...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Consider brunch. As far as meals go, it has certainly proved to be a versatile little sucker, a real workhorse, able to adapt to almost anything you can throw at it.
It’s been classed up with oysters and Champagne. It ’s been roughed up with...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
By Joseph Erdos for Oneforthetable.com
The flavors and spices of Middle Eastern foods, especially the grilled kebabs and koftas, are some of the most interesting and unique, with influence stretching from the Himalayas to the Mediterranean. Koftas,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:17 AM
"Ham vs. lamb" may not rise to the level of theological debate, but when it comes to Easter dinner, the issue can divide celebrants into zealous partisan camps.
Whose meat reigns supreme? We put the question to two passionate chefs.
"You know ham...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Michael Martinez and Michelle Davilla of L.A. Compost make their rounds in West Covina once a week — he on a Cannondale hybrid, she on a single-speed. Both have cargo trailers attached to their bikes’ frames.
They stop first at a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Nothing says summer like a fresh salad served al fresco.
Pack your picnic basket with a bottle of wine, a fresh baguette and one of these summery salads, favorites of local chefs. From a simple concoction of crab and cantaloupe to an intriguing mix of...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like this Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage. And whether you're Irish or not, there's no denying that this is one tasty recipe!
Cooking Time: 3 hr 20 min
What You'll Need:
- 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) corned beef...