| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop
$3-10 per plate
1343 G St.
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; closed Monday and Tuesday
We’ve had a lot of news coming through the station for an early summer and it&...
| Jun 24, 2012
There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Twenty years ago, I'm told, Bistro Mezzaluna was the hottest ticket in town. Diners waited hours for tables. They ate solid steaks and seafood and pasta and salads. It was a restaurant built for regulars who treated it as a kind of private club.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 11:35 AM
In southwest suburban Palos Heights, regular visits to Baumann's Bakery has been a cherished ritual for locals for years.
So when Bryon Farmer, who works at the nearby Salon “L,” reached his hand across the cookie counter for the last time...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The problem with restaurants with a view is that their customers don't want them to change. We want to freeze them in time so we can always remember the big anniversaries, the bigger birthdays, the graduations and holidays exactly as they were celebrated....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:11 PM
"If you are lucky enough to drink wine by the sea … you are lucky enough."
That is the motto of SeaLegs Wine Bar, a new hip spot in Huntington Beach. "By the sea," in this case, means just a few blocks up the street.
This attractive and...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Charlie’s Bakery and Chinese Cuisine
2729 C St.
$5-$16 per plate
11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sunday
Anchorage restaurants have a long tradition of combining multiple cuisine specialties under one roof, from the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:05 PM
When you are told not to do something, doesn't that make you want to do it even more?
Did you always make your parents' curfew time?
Did you want to eat all of your Halloween candy at once even though your mom told you not to? If somebody puts a...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Island View Waterfront Cafe is the kind of place that's made for summer. But that doesn't mean a wintertime visit is a bad idea.
On a recent Friday night — cold and rainy — the summertime crowds were nowhere to be found. But the service was...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Forget Rosso Italia's difficult-to-find location inside the Wyndham Garden Hotel. Forget that the field of Italian restaurants in Boca Raton is mighty crowded. Because behind the doors of Rosso is a sleek, stylish restaurant with the kind of simple but...