| Feb 28, 2013
Burger review: Kuma's Too
666 W. Diversey Parkway 773-472-2666
Rating: !!!! (out of four)
It is a widely held belief that the best burgers in Chicago are found in a heavy metal bar on the far northwest neighborhood of Avondale serving patties named...
| Mar 8, 2013
From the get-go it has a primal ooze that shifts the body into comfort-zone overdrive. At its essence are two ingredients: a carb crunch followed by a liquid blanket of calcium. And now the humble grilled-cheese sandwich is evolving from home-style to...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — No matter whether you're a fan of the White Sox (who train west of here, in Glendale) or the Cubs (who tune up east of town, in Mesa), chances are you will wind up here in the middle, in Scottsdale, with others, like me, who...
| Feb 23, 2013
The first thing anybody is going to tell you about the Hart & the Hunter, the restaurant in the new Fairfax District Palihotel, is that you should get the biscuits, which come four to an order and are served on a board. And you should get the biscuits,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Cast your vote for your favorite entry in our third annual Los Angeles Times Battle of the Burgers. Your precious democracy is at stake!
Well, that might be a little overstated. But Pasadena media are abuzz about a local kid who has entered the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joes are on the menu at the San Diego County Fair, serving up an extra-extreme layer of gluttony.
Now, we all know fair food is bad for you. It's supposed to be. It's often deep-fried, wrapped in bacon or covered in enough powdered...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:04 PM
1 tbs. canola oil
1-1/2 lb. ground or diced chicken
1 small onion, chopped
1 celery rib, diced
1 small carrot, grated
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
1 bottle (12 oz.) Buffalo Wing sauce
1/2 cup water
1-1/2 tsp. Italian...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Mary Quinn from Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the Louisiana Ring Cake that was made by the long-ago closed Rice's Bakery. She said the tube cake had a crunchy outer crust and the cake itself had a slightly orange flavor. The bakery cake clearly...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Have you entered your burger yet in our third-annual Battle of the Burgers? There's still time -- submissions end June 3 at 5 p.m.
In the meantime, check out the competition with this submission from Richard Ameil of Santa Cruz, Calif.:
| May 30, 2013
In the late 1960s, when restaurant meals were less common and restaurant hamburgers were an even bigger treat, my grandmother would pile us grandkids in her sedan and head to what she called a drive-in restaurant.
There, at an outdoor picnic table, we'd...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner? Probably not. Which is why we've included not one, but three mac 'n' cheese recipe options for your dining pleasure. You're welcome.
We ran this recipe for "really the best-ever mac 'n'...