| May 3, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Members of the local business community who turned out for the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's monthly government affairs breakfast unwittingly took part in a little experiment.
Midway through his talk Thursday about public safety in the city,...
| Apr 18, 2013
A year or so ago, not long before chef Ryan McCaskey opened Acadia in the South Loop, he began thinking about what his soon-to-be restaurant might serve at brunch. A lifelong Deadhead, he was traveling around the country, following what remains of the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Inside a hangar on the edge of the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport sits one of the best lunch spots in Fort Lauderdale.
Two weeks ago, I wouldn't have believed I'd ever write that sentence. But then, I found myself at Jet Runway Cafe....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Easter is just around the corner and several places are hosting special events. Here are a few hopping ideas on how to celebrate the holiday.
Easter Family Fun in H.B.
In Huntington Beach, the Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place form...
| Mar 21, 2013
When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Orange County Fashion Week has been in high gear, and the annual event finishes up this weekend in Laguna.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, a "Haute Dog N The City" catwalk will take place at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S Coast Hwy., and benefit the Greyhound Rescue...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:15 AM
78 Southfield Ave., Stamford, (203) 817-0700, dolcecubano.com
Walk in to Dolce Cubano and try not to say, "Wow." It's a knockout of white carrera marble, red leather banquets, contemporary, Murano glass chandeliers, antiqued mirrors,...
| Jun 19, 2013
There are two types of drinking: Drinking to get drunk, and drinking to enjoy flavor. I have certainly done the former (file under: awkward weddings, boring family gatherings and most parties before I turned 23), but now I find myself mostly drinking...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Restaurants are luring families in on Father's Day with cigars and golf bags and by dry-aging anything that's not nailed down.
Here are some Father's Day dining options around town:
RA Sushi is offering an all-day "manly-sized" happy hour menu...
| Jun 13, 2013
Time to show dear old dad some of the love you showed mom last month (you did remember mom last month, right?). Here are more than two dozen Father's Day dining options, including one event taking place the night before Father's Day, and one that will...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday:
What to do for Father's Day?
So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...