| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Mecha Noodle Bar
1215 Post Road, Fairfield, (203) 292-8222, mechanoodlebar.com
Family is soul to the Phams and so is soup. After running Pho Vietnam in Danbury with his family for seven years, Tony Pham has opened Mecha Noodle Bar in Fairfield's...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Writing is a tough business. After an author writes that perfect book and manages to sell it to a publisher (or self-publish), the hard work begins: He or she must become a name amidst the thousands who have done the same.
When we launched Writers'...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jun 15, 2013
Shortly after Chipper Pastron opened the first Juice Farm in Pasadena in January, a developer asked if he'd be interested in setting up another in the same neighborhood. No way, Pastron said, thinking there wouldn't be enough demand.
Six months in and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The next time I have a recipe that calls for cooking greens until they are wilted, I'm going to use twice as much as i think I need - and even mix up the greens. I used all the kale from my CSA pick-up this week to make this recipe for Sausages with...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Carolynn Spence, the executive chef at Chateau Marmont and Bar Marmont, already has big plans for summer produce. Expect to find cherries and peaches working their way onto her menus at the swank Sunset Strip hotel and its sister bar down the street....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Editor's note: This is the first entry in a summer-long series of posts reflecting Catherine's adventures with her CSA. Enjoy!
My son, Jack, was the first to suggest I join a CSA. It was a couple of years ago, and he had just joined one while he was...
| May 30, 2013
Chicago has seen vegetarian restaurants before, and vegetable menus before, but nothing, not even the vegetable tasting menus that Charlie Trotter offered during his long career, compares to the Vegan menu currently featured at Next. In more than 20...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Quinoa. It's a South American grain-like crop that has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though its seeds resemble and are similarly used like grains)...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A Dodge City native is now a part of the coaching staff at the University of Kansas. Kale Pick was recruited as a quarterback for the Jayhawks but ended up playing wide receiver.
Here is the full release from the University Athletic Department:...
| May 4, 2013
Dear SOS: I recently visited the beautiful little town of Capitola, next to Santa Cruz on the California coast. Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria is a special place. Along with mouth-watering baked goods, I enjoyed two delicious dishes: a kale and quinoa salad...