| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Mark's — renamed ReMark's — recently reopened in Laguna Canyon on the site of his original restaurant that has been shuttered for two years. Mark DePalma tells us proudly that his 11-year-old daughter Ashley suggested the clever new moniker....
| Feb 8, 2013
One of the best things about Chicago's Restaurant Week is that it allows diners to experience, at low financial risk, interesting and new (at least to them) restaurants.
I've been meaning to visit Wood (3335 N. Halsted St., 773-935-9663) since it opened...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Antietam Creek Watershed will host a guest speaker Thursday at 7 p.m. at Funkstown Town Hall. The topic is Becoming Bay Wise: Creating Healthy Sustainable Gardens. The presenter will be Annette Ipsan, horticulture educator for the University of Maryland...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:03 PM
If you can't make it to Italy this summer, you can find a little bit of Naples in a 50-seat corner restaurant in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
There, chef Luigi DiMeo kneads the dough and cooks the sauce used on his eponymous coal-oven pizzas. DiMeo follows...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co. is holding a spaghetti dinner Friday to benefit company member Bill Wiegel, who has cancer.
The all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the fire hall, located at 2 S. Westside Ave.
| Feb 17, 2013
When I think of farm-inspired menus, what usually comes to mind are chefs of small, independent eateries forging relationships with growers and food artisans.
But several large resorts also are part of this eat-local movement, including Cascade American...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Valentine-themed dining and cooking specials have several twists this year. Cupid's options extend beyond dinner out on Feb. 14.
East End Market, a new Audubon Park Garden District development that will showcase food artisans when it...
| Jan 24, 2013
Seasons Restaurant and Tap Room
Avon Old Farms Hotel
279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon
860-269-0240 and www.avonoldfarmshotel.com
Sometimes, in the dead of winter, you want to feel pampered. Having lunch at Seasons, in the beautiful Avon Old Farms...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad.
Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season - after having pitched on the school's varsity...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Bear Paw Restaurant
415 E St.
11 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week
$6-$19 per plate
I usually consider visiting restaurants something of a break from my day job, since it’s not often that news and cuisine intersect. After a recent change...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:53 AM
A perfect night out in Irvine for the Markowitzes includes a nice meal, an art film and a shopping spree at Trader Joe's. What's even nicer is that you can do it all within walking distance of your car.
We begin by buying movie tickets at one of the few...