| Aug 25, 2012
When you are standing in line to order at Sycamore Kitchen, the new breakfast-lunch place in the La Brea design corridor, you are going to be distracted by the bakery counter, which stretches on for yards. Because in addition to the chocolate croissants...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Matthew and Joan Lallo never intended to open a restaurant in Baltimore. But considering the interesting menu and top-notch service at their Mount Washington spot, the Blue Sage Cafe & Wine Bar, Baltimore is lucky that they did.
Blue Sage opened in...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Someone — my great-grandfather, my grandmother, my dad, someone — told me how fathers announced the upcoming wedding of their daughters more than a century ago in the small, southern Illinois farming community where I was raised.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:28 AM
I'd meant to visit Nature's Grocer for months. I drive past the vegetarian-vegan-organic-gluten-free-etc. store every day and my veggie daughter was pestering me. So one day when we all wanted to try something different, we stopped in.
THE VIBE: You're...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:29 PM
As we begin this week’s episode of “Top Chef,” I have to ask: Did anyone really miss Beverly? Over the past few weeks I had rooted for her because I love an underdog, but let’s be real: The woman was annoying.
This week the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:31 AM
60 Plus Menu
Two eggs, toast and coffee or tea. Served anytime. No discounts or substitution. $4.49
Eggs Benedict $7.95
Country Skillet $7.85
| Feb 4, 2012
This almost never happens. Revivals, remakes and sequels are, by common consent, inferior products.
Every once in a while, though, something comes along — the recent staging of "South Pacific," or "Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole —...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Spartan Stores has issued a precautionary recall for a wide variety of products.
The products are being recalled over concerns of possible listeria monocytogenes contact. Listeria can have a number of symptoms, and can prove fatal in cases involving the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Grand Rapids-based Spartan Stores, Inc. began voluntarily recalling dozens of deli products Wednesday, as a precaution against selling food with Listeria monocytogenes -- a bacterium that can cause dangerous infections when consumed by infants and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Kerry, Chris, Lorena and Patricia remain. The Quickfire takes advantage of our even number of chefs left -- the kitchen is divided in half by a long line of red gaffer tape.
The chefs are paired off and tasked with creating a dish each, but one must...