| May 16, 2013
| 8:04 PM
We all have the nightmare of being late to class, forgetting to study for the exam or being late to a test. At three score and four, I have now lived that nightmare.
I did not awake in a sweat. I did not leap from bed, throw on clothes and run...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're wondering where to celebrate with Mom, here are 24 restaurants offering options such as free Champagne with brunch, blueberry French toast, squash blossom enchiladas and, of course, the bottomless mimosa.
| May 7, 2013
| 11:12 AM
This dish has been served at South Florida restaurateur Tony Bova's various restaraunts. A version using flounder is now the menu at his Mario's Osteria, 1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton. (561-239-7000, mariososteria.com)
| May 9, 2013
| 11:17 AM
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade, or so the adage goes. The clever tippler knows to take that pragmatic advice one step further: Give those lemons a twist — be it a clever garnish, an unexpected flavor pairing or, even, a bright shot of...
| May 12, 2013
In the love triangle that is "The Great Gatsby," Champagne is like the hypotenuse, a thread that runs long and strong opposite the namesake star of the new movie. Bottles upon bottles of Moet & Chandon are swilled and spilled at the movie's Jazz Age...
| May 15, 2013
Well, look who's jumping on the bandwagon. That's what I thought when I heard that Martha Stewart had compiled a vegetarian cookbook. Yet the book, "Meatless: More Than 200 of the Very Best Vegetarian Recipes" (Clarkson Potter, $25), from the kitchens...
| May 1, 2013
Sweet! The kids are coming home for Mother's Day weekend. I'll do the grocery shopping, and they'll cook (well, one meal anyway). They plan on making Sunday brunch — our family's favorite. However, these young adults stay out late on Saturday...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Paris-based gastro-fest Le Fooding alighted on the courtyard of the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA for two days over the weekend, all strung lights, French DJs and celebrated chefs from the City of Light. It was the first Le Fooding event in Los Angeles,...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Scallops are an easy and underrated weeknight meal, and I know this from experience: I never seem to think about them as a dinner option, but when I do it's always a slap-hand-to-forehead kind of moment. Scallops sear in mere seconds. And although...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:52 AM
In honor of FlowerMart and its signature lemon stick treat, Ryleigh's Oyster in Federal Hill is featuring a limited edition Lemonstick Crush special Friday and Saturday.
The Lemonstick Crush ($8) is made with Voli Lemon Vodka, a fresh squeezed lemon,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
It's probably no surprise that a 90-seat neighborhood restaurant is packed on a Saturday night. But on a Wednesday night? In late April?
Even more surprising is that Timo this month celebrates its 10th anniversary. If you want to see a successful...