| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Gia Daniella learned to cook from her mother, Giovanna Blattermann, a first-generation American who moved from Sicily to Baltimore's Little Italy as a girl. Today, Gia passes along that knowledge to her children in the kitchen of Café Gia, the Little...
| Jun 9, 2013
Gigi's Italian Restaurant is a small culinary outpost in Lake County. Tucked in a very small strip of retail stores, the eatery is easy to pass by when you are heading east on State Road 46 from Mount Dora to Sanford.
One of a handful of restaurants...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Enjoy free or $1 family movies and discounts on concessions at South Florida theaters on Mondays through Thursdays through August.
Summer film festivals at Frank, Muvico, Regal and Cinemark theaters will economically entertain the kids with great...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:53 AM
A perfect night out in Irvine for the Markowitzes includes a nice meal, an art film and a shopping spree at Trader Joe's. What's even nicer is that you can do it all within walking distance of your car.
We begin by buying movie tickets at one of the few...
| 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 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The fruit beer: a beverage that can either be pandered to women and non-beer drinkers (sexist, but true) as a sweet alternative to the belchy, watery summer beers, or an artfully brewed real beer incorporating fruit as part of the process, creating a beer...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:37 AM
When someone says, "Hit me" at Martorano's restaurant, it can mean another drink, another meatball or another card.
The over-the-top eatery is now serving up blackjack along with its signature pasta dishes. Martorano's, just a short stroll from the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:31 PM
ALPINE, Calif. -- The fate of the 400-pound black bear captured last month near Los Angeles is on hold until officials from California and Colorado sort out differences.
The meatball-loving bear who frequented the Glendale and La Crescenta–...
| Oct 27, 2012
Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The meatball-loving bear that was spotted Monday in La Crescenta returned to his roots in Glendale early Friday, but left trash cans untouched....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A 300-pound black bear with a taste for Middle Eastern food may have returned to Chevy Chase Canyon for more Thursday night before being chased out, police said....