| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:03 PM
If you can't make it to Italy this summer, you can find a little bit of Naples in a 50-seat corner restaurant in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
There, chef Luigi DiMeo kneads the dough and cooks the sauce used on his eponymous coal-oven pizzas. DiMeo follows...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
After RSVPing for an upcoming Band of Outsiders-hosted dinner in honor of fashion journalist, canning wunderkind and Grand Central Market consultant Kevin West, The Times' fashion critic and I decamped to the 97-year-old downtown landmark -- where we...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:53 AM
With the arrival of a meatball-loving black bear in August, a decade-old San Diego County animal sanctuary suddenly found itself in the spotlight....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:49 AM
Meal time can become an incredibly frustrating event when you are a parent of a picky eater.
"If you put a vegetable in front of a kid a dozen times, eventually he will eat it!" say well-intentioned friends and relatives, but it can be difficult....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Sunday, April 7
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, April 8
Boyne City Rotary Club...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria.
Large windows overlook...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:17 PM
2412 Spenard Rd.
$8-$24 per plate
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed weekends
While I usually chart a fairly independent course through Anchorage’s...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The coincidence was positively delicious.
Shortly after Swedish furniture seller Ikea found itself, shall we say, saddle-deep in a saucy mess that featured racier red meat in its Swedish meatballs than you’d normally get from the average...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:55 AM
New Haven Meatball House
1180 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 772-3360, nhmeatballhouse.com
Mon – Thurs open at 5 p.m., Fri – Sun open at 11:30 a.m., Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 5-7p.m., Sat-Sun 2 - 5p.m.
The up-scaling of comfort food in New...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:23 PM
On Monday, inspectors in the Czech Republic said they found horse meat in the meatballs made in Sweden for the IKEA furniture group.
The meatballs were distributed in the Czech Republic, Britain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Belgium. IKEA said none were...