| May 7, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Caviar? When it comes to sending the wrong message, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will have to go some to top a lavish New Year's Eve meal at Max Downtown that was partially charged to a city credit card. Mr. Segarra and seven guests, including chief...
| Jun 20, 2013
"I never wanted an empire," says chef Carrie Nahabedian, in a massive understatement. For the past 12 years, she and her cousin, Michael Nahabedian, have been perfectly happy with Naha, one of the best contemporary-American restaurants in Chicago, as...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A lot of words have been used to describe L2O — minimalist, compelling, any superlative you care to name — but until recently, playful was not among them.
But the ascendancy of chef Matthew Kirkley at this highly regarded restaurant —...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Name: Capt. Frank's Seafood Market
Address: 435 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach
Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
A peek inside some of South Florida's unique food shops.
Wow factor: If you...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:17 PM
I sometimes try to imagine what it would be like to run a restaurant for five years. Or 10 years. Or the 25 years that Darrel Broek and chef Oliver Saucy have been operating their namesake Pompano Beach cafe.
At the risk of offending the restaurant's...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Steven Weiss is about to blow the culinary minds of White House military chefs.
"This is made out of carrots," he said, cupping in his hand what actually looked like small beads of caviar.
He'll be doing such magic tricks in the kitchen when he...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you've been around long enough to remember the 1980s, you know it wasn't just about Madonna, parachute pants and big hair.
In 1981, just after Ronald Reagan became president and called the Soviet Union the "evil empire," tensions between the two...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Picking out the perfect Valentine’s gift for your sweetie is easy. You can never go wrong with roses, chocolate, diamonds or a new fragrance.
They say food is the way to a man’s heart, but ladies have to eat, too. Either way, impress your...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:07 PM
You won't find AAA Five Diamond restaurants in the Florida Keys. Why, then, are mealtimes the highlight of every visitor's day?
To hopscotch island to island along the Overseas Highway is a voyage through unique cultural and culinary history. As...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:03 AM
When crew aboard private mega-yachts are in need of provisions to prepare special and lavish meals at sea for yacht owners or their guests, many turn to specialty food suppliers such as The Grateful Palate Yacht Provisions.
Since 2009, the Fort...
| May 26, 2013
NEW YORK — Your $400 date at Carbone doesn't begin with anything fancy. No caviar, no foie gras.
Instead, your waiter appears in a red Zac Posen tuxedo, looking and sounding like Joe Pesci in "My Cousin Vinny." He pierces a chunk of parmesan...