| 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 31, 2013
| 3:35 PM
I walked into a fresh and maybe even still warm wheat roll heaven.
Instantly my tastebuds snapped to attention as my nose registered the savory aroma. Before my eyes were two long tables ladened with homemade wheat rolls.
It's probably one of the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:25 AM
In its quest for total world domination through savory meat and fluffy buns, Umami Burger has announced that it will open a branch of its popular SoCal burger chain in Burbank during the first half of this year.
The restaurant will be located in the old...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
BALTIMORE — As long as there are 8-year-olds, there will be baseball.
Bud Selig has produced revenue-sharing and value-escalation. He deserves much credit. The mothers of this country have produced a never-ending supply of baseball customers. They...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In regard to your article about the hot dog stands at Home Depot ("Home Depot tells owners of hot dog stands to relocate," May 17), I am appalled that the Big Box Bully would crush a small business owner in this environment. To throw out a long-time...
| May 21, 2013
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (or as convention-goers say, "No, not that NRA ...") is the yearly confab of food and hospitality professionals at McCormick Place that began Saturday and ends Tuesday. As national...
| May 9, 2013
The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:57 PM
A few notes from the second day of C2E2 - a.k.a., the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo - which runs though Sunday at McCormick Place, and in its fourth year, shows signs of not only getting bigger (attendance wise), but becoming comfortingly...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:43 PM
As the beats of a live mariachi band blared through the intersection of Broadway and Olympic at the start of Wednesday's May Day march, Susana Gonzalez focused on her sizzling bacon-wrapped hot dogs.
"Hasta ahorita, nada," she said, shaking her head...
| Jan 31, 2012
One first date ended when he got so drunk he went in for a kiss and knocked her off her bar stool. After she regained consciousness, he skipped out on the bill — only to reappear in the parking lot, begging forgiveness: "Don't blame me! Blame the...