| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Nothing quite says summer more than topping off a hazy afternoon spent at the beach with some cold drinks, a cheesy, crispy pizza and some tunes by Jimmy Buffett. Mango's Wood-Fired Pizza Co., located in the tourist destination of Olde Mistick Village...
| Jul 25, 2012
Anupy Singla scored big in 2010 with her first cookbook, "The Indian Slow Cooker," which used that most humble of American appliances to render delicious Indian dishes at home. Now the former broadcaster-turned-entrepreneur is back with a second book,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Medano Beach is the waterside Times Square of Cabo San Lucas - a sandy, wet, crowded, noisy, naughty world of wall-to-wall suntan-oil-slathered flesh.
Up from the water's edge are a string of sand-hugging bars where Jell-O...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Smoothies are an easy and healthy breakfast option.
Just throw a few ingredients into your blender and in five minutes you're ready to eat.
Just about every fast food restaurant has caught on to the smoothie fad and added them to menus. If you...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Mango Chile Lime (cold soup)
2 cups water
1 each: lemon, lime and orange
1 cup sugar
1 can coconut milk
6 cups mango, peeled and diced
1 tsp red chile pepper flakes
Juice and zest of 2 additional limes
Cayenne pepper and sugar to taste...
| May 4, 2012
| 2:05 PM
After 15 years, Mango Grove shut its original Columbia location last August and reopened nearby on Valentine's Day. That's only six months — a quick turnaround in restaurant time — but it must have felt like much longer for fans of Mango...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Pastoral's Artisan Producer Festival
Saturday, April 28
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Chicago French Market
131 North Clinton Street
Hosted by Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine and Chicago French Market
For more information on Pastoral's Artisan...
| Apr 25, 2012
Chef Julius stopped by WGN to give some healthy and easy grilling tips just in time for summer.
Check out Chef Julius on his website taleof2chefs.com or in person at some of his upcoming appearances.
"Grilling Season Kick-Off"
Home Depot - Oak Lawn...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:43 PM
We were flabbergasted. We found ourselves eating possibly the best shrimp we had ever tasted.
Caught in the wild, the shrimp were jumbo in size, incredibly tender, moist, juicy and tasting so fresh.
We chose the shrimp with honey garlic from a selection...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Back in the '90s, frozen yogurt was all the rage.
For a few years, yogurt shops seemed to be on every corner. Everyone from high school kids to Jerry Seinfeld (who was then also all the rage) went wild over its low-fat creamy goodness.
But then the...
| Aug 2, 2012
Graham Elliot is hot.
The much-decorated chef owns three Chicago restaurants and will be inducted into the Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame in two weeks. He shares screen time with Joe Bastianich and Gordon Ramsay judging "MasterChef" (just renewed for a...