| May 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
If you were over at the Home Depot on Hershberger Road, you were in luck.
They were giving away dogs, hot dogs that it is.
Observing Memorial Day , the store handed out the American favorite to customers for free.
They lined up, and were grateful...
| May 30, 2013
In the late 1960s, when restaurant meals were less common and restaurant hamburgers were an even bigger treat, my grandmother would pile us grandkids in her sedan and head to what she called a drive-in restaurant.
There, at an outdoor picnic table, we'd...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:05 PM
There are a lot of ways to waste your money. That investment in your second cousin's side project that was sure to make millions; those markers to write over the scratches on your car but never seem to work; that last-minute trip to Atlantic City, N.J....
| May 22, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Anthony Weiner, I'm looking at you, so stop tweeting for a minute and put the cameras away. Mark Sanford, I don't care if you won, you should listen, too. And so should anybody else running for office, because I'm about to explain The Five Rules...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:10 PM
International House of Hot Dogs
407 E. Northern Lights Blvd. (outside Trend Setters)
$6-$6.50 per plate
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday
I don’t often discuss my plans for Lunchbox...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The Kings' Stanley Cup banner won't have to share space on Staples Center's wall of honor with the banners that commemorate the Lakers' NBA titles. Tim Leiweke, the Kings' governor and chief executive of their parent company, AEG, believed a singular...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:25 PM
East Coast Dog
126 Ann Uccello St., Hartford, (855) 486-5399, eastcoastdog.net
Sometimes a hot dog is not just a hot dog. Sometimes it's, like, way more than a hot dog. The dogs at East Coast Dog have the potential to be those kinds of uber-dogs,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:17 AM
First impression: While it seems every Mexican fast casual restaurant calls its food "fresh," I still think too much of what they serve is made in some central kitchen far far away. But if you peak into the kitchen at Salsa Fiesta, you can actually...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It's as traditional as a glass of champagne, party hats and watching the ball drop in Times Square.
Pork and sauerkraut is the New Year's dinner of choice in western Pennsylvania, an inheritance from the Pennsylvania Dutch belief that the meal brings...
| Jan 5, 2013
OK, we've all had our holiday fun and feasting. And somehow another roast turkey or standing rib roast doesn't sound as appealing as it did on Day One or Two or Three. At this point, it's hold the gravy, the rich desserts and the bubbly and get down to...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 2:34 AM
As we reflect on the past outdoors season, it’s time to think about what the New Year will bring.
Overall, I’d say 2012 was a good year for outdoorsmen although the hot dry weather certainly impacted our time on the water and in the woods....