| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:12 AM
First impression: The Palm is the country's first steakhouse chain, and I believe it's the most-consistent steakhouse experience in South Florida. Great steaks, top-notch service and a comfortably no-nonsense interior combine to create a memorable meal....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Wedding date: May 4, 2013
Her story: Ashley Valis, 31, grew up in Baltimore. She is the assistant chief of staff for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Her mother, Beth Russell, is a director of marketing and sales, and her father, Jim Valis, is a sales director....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:07 PM
You won't find AAA Five Diamond restaurants in the Florida Keys. Why, then, are mealtimes the highlight of every visitor's day?
To hopscotch island to island along the Overseas Highway is a voyage through unique cultural and culinary history. As...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Soon after opening Stout Irish Bar & Grill 13 months ago, the owners changed the name of their restaurant to Stout Sports Bar & Grill.
Owner Ed D'Ottavio and his three partners — all of them Irish — realized that customers were looking for...
| Apr 12, 2013
The Grateful Palate does casual dining, but the dinner menu's deconstructed Key lime pie and Australian lamb shank don't suggest the post-work drinking atmosphere found at the 17th Street location during happy hour. From 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through...
| Apr 14, 2013
This is one of those reviews I really don't want to write. It's about a great little place, tucked out of the way in suburban north Orange County.
I want to keep it my little secret. I don't want hundreds of people to descend on it and overwhelm the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:47 PM
CRUZ BAY, St. John (Reuters) - The tiny island of St. John is the smallest, most pristine of the U.S. Virgin Islands, with two-thirds of its land mass given over to national parkland thanks to a 1956 donation from philanthropist-conservationist Laurance...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:03 AM
We all have those certain dishes we get from restaurants that we love so much, we wish we knew how to make them ourselves. Well, you're in luck because we've uncovered the secret to some of our favorite restaurant recipes and you won't have to make a...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Springtime may be the time for our first taste of just out-of-the-garden asparagus, peas and fava beans. Sweet strawberries seem to pop up in markets everywhere. What I am particularly aware of is the spectacular array of colorful citrus that I see in...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Savory pies, sweet pies, any kind of pie will do to aid in the celebration of National Pi Day. Here are a couple of recipes for a variety of pies from our Los Angeles Times test kitchen....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Rick Scott is at it again, betting a Florida key lime pie on the outcome of Saturday night's FSU-Clemson game between two teams ranked in the nation's Top 10. His South Carolina counterpart, fellow Republican Nikki Haley, is putting up some South...