| Jan 13, 2013
Jennifer Meyer wears her jewelry in the shower. And she's built a business on that idea.
"I don't want you to take your jewelry off. I want it to become a part of you," says the designer over lunch, sweeping her hand across the subtle gold pieces on her...
| 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-...
| Apr 13, 2013
As a kid I rarely found reason to venture beyond L.A.'s Westside. But as a new college graduate, I found my birthplace suddenly felt vast, unwieldy. I wasn't yet sure who I wanted to be or what I wanted to do, much less whom I wanted to do it with. The...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:41 PM
A rainbow of neon colors flooding through the plate glass window of Valley India Cafe radiates from a sign on the Bollywood DVD rental shop across the parking lot. The San Fernando Valley's mini Little India also boasts a spice market around the corner,...
| Apr 14, 2011
I've always loved Passover, ever since I was a little girl. Long before I understood it as the Festival of Freedom that celebrates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt, to me it was the holiday of difference. Indeed, it was — and...