| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:45 PM
You have to get the temperature right, Celia Lerum says, as she sticks a thermometer in a pitcher of hot wax.
After mixing the wax slowly back and forth with a pitcher of essential oils, she slowly pours the mixture into small jars, the wicks held up...
| Sep 5, 2012
Review: Belly Q
1400 W. Randolph St. 312-563-1010
Rating: !!!! (out of four) Already hot
There’s only one person who mentions the word "belly" more often than a gossip magazine’s celebrity baby-watch section. That’s Bill Kim, a fine-...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:21 AM
When dining out, call the restaurant in advance, and when traveling, contact the airlines and hotel, to notify them of your food restrictions.
Have an emergency plan in place in case you have an...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Vientiane Thai Cuisine
231 High St., Torrington, (860) 489-0758
See Vientiane Thai Cuisine's Restaurant Page on CT.com Places
If you find yourself craving some pad Thai or satay, headdown to Vientiane Thai Cuisine, a new restaurant in Torrington....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:35 AM
After a long day basking in the sun, you might be thinking it's time to cruise to a happy hour to grab a little grub and a tasty beverage. If your newly bronzed skin and sandy hair have you feeling ready for a night out, we have the spot for you....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Taste of Orange County, a premier food, wine and entertainment festival featuring more than 50 restaurants and wineries, will kick off at noon Saturday at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine.
The two-day event is back after a 16-year hiatus and...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:39 PM
I can't imagine how a cupcake could be the least bit healthy.Especially if it actually tastes good.But television talk show host Dr. Oz seems to think so. He likes this recipe for vanilla cupcakes with a raspberry filling and rich chocoloate topping. He...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:28 AM
With the temperature rising, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated, especially for those exercising out in the heat. But not all sports drinks are equally effective, and others have artificial add-ins that you may choose to avoid.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, the recipe for Junior's Original Cheesecake was a treasured secret of the Rosen family, which first made these treats at their Brooklyn restaurant in the 1960s.
Now they're prime desserts at other Junior's locations including in Times Square...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:07 AM
All y'all all know that we have an abundance of good actors in our fair city.
No, they aren't as famous as Magic players — and they certainly aren't paid as much — but they provide much more entertainment and they give much more back to the...