| Sep 27, 2010
The annual State Fair of Texas will be the stage for the unveiling of the "Top 100 Moments in North Texas Football History" each day during the first week of the fair, with a countdown from 100 to 1 on display in the Hall of State. Also on display is...
| May 22, 2010
If you are looking for a simple, nondescript, affordable place that has good Thai food, head over to Saraya Thai in Burbank. Look closely because it's tucked in the corner of a strip mall, far from the trendier parts of town, making it a nice respite away...
| Mar 24, 2011
A foodie rite of passage here in Los Angeles is to walk the pupusa mile: that stretch of Beverly Boulevard where Koreatown's northeastern fringe pans to a scramble of auto services, a hostess club or two, and Central American restaurants and bakeries....
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:53 AM
It's time to hang up the whisks. After 40 years in the newspaper business — 34 of them with the Chicago Tribune as a food writer and editor — I will be retiring April 1. It has been a 40-year feast, to say the least.
In 1973, when I started...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 3:57 AM
I never got around to posting my grocery spending last week, so this week we'll look at two weeks of trying to feed a family of five (well) on $100 a week in Chicago. But first: After my last grocery budget post, a friend sent this question:
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:08 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jon Cryer was born in New York City on this date in 1965. This birthday guy has found a home on TV since 2003, portraying Alan Harper on the hit series "Two and a Half Men" with Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen. He's recently appeared...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Dec 5, 2010
"Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:03 PM
I still remember the first time I saw my name in print. It was the spring of my freshman year in high school, and I submitted an essay on the Major League Baseball strike to a Los Angeles Times column, "My Turn," that featured work by local teenagers....