| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Wednesday is World Population Day! Why does that matter? Unlike Slurpee Day — also Wednesday — or National Hot Dog Day (July 21), population growth has a direct effect on you, your children, your future and the health of our planet.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Some diners expressed disappointment last month to hear Dick and Cheryl Copeland would be leaving downtown Mishawaka.
"I drove by and my heart stopped when I saw you were closed. Total relief that you are just moving," Andre Jungermann, of South Bend,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Harold Lauer from Spearfish, S.D., was looking for a recipe for the Coney dog sauce that was served at many A&W drive ins in the 1960s.
John Van Meter from Dickeyville sent in a recipe for the sauce that was given to him by his late sister. He said...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As the night grew darker, a cold wind whipped across the asphalt expanse of the vintage Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre in Riverside. A howling gust banged open the door to the snack bar, where hot dogs glistened on metal spits and the black-and-white...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Having the Ravens in the post-season has been great for bars and taverns but not always for restaurants. The Jan. 16 divisional game against Denver, for instance, took a bite out of Saturday-night profits when it went into overtime.
A Sunday night...
| 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...