| May 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table.
Protein that stacks up
Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Pink nylon net fell out of her mouth with every step she took, making her an easy mark to find and bring her to justice.
"What were you thinking, young lady?" Big liquid brown eyes gave no indication as to what she was thinking. If history was any...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:34 PM
This time of year, bars and restaurants start putting away the dark spirits to make room for light, citrus-flavored drinks, depriving drinkers of hearty cocktails. Pinon Grill in Boca Raton, however, has rolled out its summer vodka drink along with a...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Maddy's Food Truck
Griot: a French word for the traveling poets, musicians and storytellers of West African. Griot: a Haitian dish of morsels of tender, spicy, fried pork. I haven't yet figured out how these two meanings are...
| May 15, 2013
Pho (say: fuh), that mesmerizing Vietnamese beef soup, takes time. Even Nancie McDermott's superb recipe in her "Quick & Easy Vietnamese" (Chronicle) — itself an express version — requires first making a broth with a pound of round steak.
| May 14, 2013
| 11:26 AM
When Fat Rice's owners chef Abraham Conlon and general manager Adrienne Lo bring Spring to the tables of their West Diversey restaurant, it's seasoned with their family histories. Conlon traces his to Portugal, via Lowell, Mass.; Chicago-born Lo to China....
| May 15, 2013
| 4:01 AM
Get a free Key Lime Doughnut at Krispy Kreme when you check-in on Foursquare on Wednesday and May 22.
You and a friend wil lget a free Key Lime Cake or Key Lime Cheesecake Doughnut at participating locations when you check-in using the popular location-...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Chef Rich Matthews, of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, likes to serve this salad with a starch. He simmers purple Peruvian potatoes in lightly salted water until knife-tender. Each salad gets a few slices.
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Memorial Day weather can be unpredictable at best. While many of us think of this as the day we break out our outdoor barbecues for the season, I can attest to a few holidays when cooking indoors was preferable. Just to be on the safe side this year,...
| Jun 22, 2013
Have you learned the difference between mezcal and tequila? After much research anticipating the summer, I've determined mezcal is tequila's smoky, delicious cousin, and the two get along very well.
Summer drinks tend to be light and fruity: sangrias,...