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  • Lemons, twisted

    Lemons, twisted
    When life hands you lemons, make lemonade, or so the adage goes. The clever tippler knows to take that pragmatic advice one step further: Give those lemons a twist — be it a clever garnish, an unexpected flavor pairing or, even, a bright shot of...
  • Sassy summer drinks from Orlando bars

    Sassy summer drinks from Orlando bars
    Sunshine, friends and a welcoming patio are the perfect ingredients for a summer party. But what about the drinks? Used to be all you needed was a bottle of the cheapest liquor to go with that random bottle of juice you found in the back of the...
  • Dining Review: A Favorite Place for lunch in Glendale

    Dining Review: A Favorite Place for lunch in Glendale
    Favorite Place restaurant is a kind of wonderful enigma. Is it an elegant tea room or is it a quaint lunch place? Is it a spot for finger food or hearty sandwiches? The answer is, it is both. Plus, it is completely unique. Favorite Place, nestled...
  • 6 favorite L.A. juice bars

    6 favorite L.A. juice bars
    Lately it seems like there's no L.A. neighborhood without a juice bar. They're expanding faster than you can say kale-avocado-cilantro-lemon-cucumber-caraway-jalapeno-celery smoothie. It's no wonder. Fans of juice -- the kind often made with a press and...
  • A fresh look at chopped salad

    A fresh look at chopped salad
    Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Chilled soups and other ideas

    Easy dinner recipes: Chilled soups and other ideas
    Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen: Mild yet...
  • Fill up on fattoush salad

    Fill up on fattoush salad
    Want to reduce calories before the summer bathing suit season but still enjoy foods that satisfy hunger and please your taste buds? Eat your salad first, as the main dish, filling up on the lower-calorie, healthier-for-you vegetables before you're...
  • Tofu grace

    Tofu grace
    This is troubling. I can count on one trotter the number of days in my life I've gone without eating meat. What's frightening is that it's more or less automatic; to not incorporate animal flesh into two of my three meals leaves something lacking, like an...
  • Icky or delicious? Maryland's complicated relationship with soft-shell crabs

    Icky or delicious? Maryland's complicated relationship with soft-shell crabs
    Third in a three-part series. There's no denying that soft-shell crabs are a little weird. They're slimy and slippery when raw. Cooked in a sandwich, their spindly legs and grabby claws poke out from the slices of bread and make some people wonder,...
  • At Almawal, a master of fire, meat

    At Almawal, a master of fire, meat
    As legends go in Chicago restaurant kitchens, Majed Diab resides in the deep underground, though within the Middle Eastern community he's something of a minor celebrity. In the 1980s he opened The Nile near 63rd Street and Kedzie Avenue , launched its...
  • Backyard gardeners can grow apart from the busy world

     Backyard gardeners can grow apart from the busy world
    It's not a garden yet, just the promise of a garden now, a large square of mud bordered by timbers to keep the dirt from washing out over the backyard grass. But with all the heavy rain lately, it would have been foolish to stand out there on the edge...