| Apr 30, 2008
| 1:52 PM
Chad Martin cooked at 99 Main and as chef-owner of Blue Hippo in Norfolk before opening Create Bistro in October 2006 near Hilton Village in Newport News.
His menu choices mix local favorites such as crab cakes with more exotic fare like bison meatloaf...
| Apr 30, 2008
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Servers at Akasha wear organic cotton jeans and hemp aprons, takeout containers are biodegradable, coffee is fair-trade, and the wine list is almost exclusively composed of wines grown in either an organic...
| Jun 25, 2008
In early May, Southern California shoppers stalk farmers market stalls, impatient -- some might say a little fruit-crazed -- for the season's first cherries
By now, with California's cherry harvest reaching its end and reinforcements arriving from the...
| Aug 30, 2006
Seems like we waited forever for great summer produce, and now it's abundantly here -- too abundantly, if you're a fruit-tree owner, overly enthusiastic vegetable gardener or incorrigible farmers market shopper. Got plums, ripening all at once?...
| Dec 12, 2007
LIVING in a city with such an original sense of fashion, Angelenos are style-savvy to the bone. So why is restaurant design in such a funk? It's as if every new restaurant is showing up at the party wearing the same dress -- yards of votive candles, black...
| Dec 12, 2007
"SO what's Afghan food like, exactly?" someone at our table wants to know. The answer is drowned out by the laughter from a birthday celebration across the room, but it's soon evident from the extravagant spread of dumplings, breads, pilafs and kebabs...
| Mar 4, 2010
A lot of folks will probably compare the newly minted Slaw Dogs with the year-old Fab Dogs, the anointed champion of the Southern California hot dog scene. After all, they're both trying to kick an old American street-food classic up to the next level....
| Mar 5, 2010
| 11:43 AM
Apple Chips with Pork Tenderloin and Cherry Chutney
Make Ahead Tip: Up to 3 days ahead, make chutney.
1 day ahead sear tenderloin.
Refrigerate both until ready to use, then allow to come to room temp.
If you want to assemble ahead of time, rub the...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 12:06 PM
Hop Haus Franklin
646 N. Franklin
Hop Haus Clark
545 N. Clark St
Hop Haus Wild Skillet
2 1/2 oz ea kangaroo, ostrich, wild boar
1 order skillet potatoes
3 oz cheddar sauce...
| Nov 19, 2009
There are at least a couple of ways to deal with the fact that you have yet to plan Thanksgiving dinner: reservations at any of the dozens of restaurants that will be celebrating the holiday, or takeout.
In addition to the listings below, check your...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 10:56 AM
Pan Seared Edamame Ravioli and Nashi Pear Salad Soy Wasabi Beurre Blanc
Edamame Ravioli Recipe Yield: 30-40 ea
1 pkg. Edamame ( out of pod ) ½ ea Onion ( julienne ) 1 Tbl. Fresh Ginger ( minced ) 1 Tbl. Sesame Oil 1 qt. Water
1. Place the above...