| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:55 AM
"Troops march on their stomachs," Napoleon Bonaparte once observed. Arguably, travelers do too, and on getaways many gravitate to buffets. Florida, being synonymous with fresh fish and other delicious gifts from the sea, serves up some bountiful seafood...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Celebrate summer like a true New Englander with your choice of two lobster bakes taking place this week on the water. First, the Branford Chamber of Commerce (branfordct.com) hosts its 6th Annual Lobster Clambake on July 21 from 5-9 p.m. at the Owenego...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:13 PM
If you don’t yet know, I am proud to be a real San Diego native. No disrespect to transplants, but there is just something special about growing up in a vast and ever-changing city like San Diego.
As you smart transplants now know, bad weather...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:54 AM
While in San Diego for a little R&R, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying myself staying cool and renewing friendships.
My friends Jean and Marilyn and I had a long-awaited lunch date at the charming Rancho Bernardo Inn. Our friend Ellen who lives nearby...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The Mount Nebo United Methodist Men and Women will hold an old-fashioned barbecue chicken lunch/dinner fundraiser Saturday, July 23.
The menu includes barbecue chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, baked beans and an assortment of home-cooked...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:55 AM
This salad is a great way to enjoy the heat of the summer without heating up the kitchen.
Fire up the grill and prepare your vegetables, and then cut everything to bite-size portions to lay nicely across the salad.
Romaine is certainly not the only...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Today is July 15, the day that I have heard described as the point when summer goes downhill. Indeed, the days get noticeably shorter and hotter, and it is only a matter of time until the flowers fade and autumnal breezes dust the horizon.
| Sep 21, 2011
As summer winds down in north Texas the festival season heats up.
At Oktoberfest in Addison the beer flowed and so did the beef and strudel.
At Grapefest in Grapevine it was the wine.
Jill Hall and her family enjoy the festivals--especially the State...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:47 AM
Café Colombia opened in 1999 to serve transplanted Colombians. But the Burbank restaurant has plenty of rich comfort to go around.
The stew comes with corn on the cob standing in the middle of the bowl. That's the first clue that this is no run-of-the-...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Background: Rock N Roll Ribs is the brainchild of Nicko McBrain, drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and Mitch Tanne, a grocery wholesale business owner. McBrain and Tanne have been friends for 20 years. While celebrities often open restaurants...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:04 AM
This was an episode of Top Chef where no contestant screwed up so royally they had X’s branded on their foreheads. The losing team was the least best, and then, with zero sleep and already deflated spirits, the three bottom chefs were thrown into...