| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:03 AM
For those who prefer holiday music that's performed at a high artistic level, this will be a noteworthy weekend – as well as an historic one.
Specifically, a Christmas-music tradition in Chicago is coming to an end, while a Hanukkah musical...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hanukkah begins at sundown Saturday, and the Isle Casino and Racing is offering distinctive holiday dishes in Myron’s Delicatessen and the Farmer's Pick Buffet.
Myron's offerings run from noon until 9 p.m. and Farmer’s Pick Buffet's are...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Josh Marcus is single-handedly returning Jewish deli food to its roots. Homemade. Artisanal. Not produced in some commissary and reheated like much of today's deli fare.
He cures his own salmon and his own pastrami in a 14-day process. He makes pickles,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:40 AM
For seven of the eight days of Hanukkah, Jessica and Michael Fish observe the Jewish holiday with their two young sons on a smaller scale. “We light the menorah and sing some songs so it’s a really festive holiday for us,” she says....
| Nov 15, 2012
Q: Could I get a recipe for a good Italian wedding soup? Thanks very much. — Ellie Daniels, Parkland
A: To answer Ellie's question, I reached out to chef-owner Andrew Bernardo, of Talia's Tuscan Table (4070 N. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton, 561-362-...
| Oct 11, 2012
To publicize one of her latest stints in a hospital, Chan Marshall posted an Instagram photo on Sept. 22 of a meal she was served at Mount Sinai Medical Center: matzo ball soup and chicken breast with peas and potatoes.
Marshall, better known as indie...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
MONTREAL — For a certain kind of traveler, no visit to a new city is complete without a bellyful of local culinary delights.
And though the Internet has made it easier to zero in on regional specialties, it also has amplified local food rivalries...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
For twelve years Kenny and Ziggy's Delicatessen has been serving up New York food as authentic as the owner's accents. Now the excitement over their matza balls has reached an all-time high.
So what's a matzo you ask?
"A matzo ball is very simple,"...
| May 27, 2012
| 2:50 PM
LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless.
Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up appetites, the city needed...