| Jan 10, 2013
To reach Rip's Tavern, drive about two hours west of Chicago on Interstate 80, and take the exit for the village of Ladd (population 1,283).
You can't miss the place: It's on Main Avenue, just down the block from Ladd Lanes, the Ladd Public Library, Joe'...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:32 AM
[Pre-recap recap: Last week, the chefs dug up their own oysters, Micah won the Quickfire, the Rat City Roller Girls had a "Top Chef"-catered skating party, Padma wowed us with her roller disco moves, Josie got on everyone’s last nerve, team Brooke/...
| Dec 18, 2012
Burger review: Edzo's Burger Shop
2218 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-697-9909
Rating: !!! (out of 4)
As a fearless seeker of fine burgers, The Great Burgerelli makes a concerted effort to stay attuned to what local burger lovers are buzzing about. It is for...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Redding Roadhouse
406 Redding Road, West Redding, (203) 938-3388, reddingroadhouse.com
The decline of the country inn makes nostalgists sad, but let's face it: most of Fairfield County's shuttered inns served food as outdated as the old-timey...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Julius F. "Pickle" Deal, 72, Salisbury, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at his home after a lengthy illness. Pickle was the son of the late Frank and Edna (Bittinger) Deal and he was also preceded in death by a brother, Norman Deal. He is survived by his wife...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A grilled cheese sandwich is as American as American gets. But other countries have their favorite form of cheese sandwich. The Swiss have the tradition of eating melted raclette cheese spread on toasted bread. The French have the cafe favorite, the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Pickle Barrel Deli
1565 S. Bragaw St.
$5-$10 per plate
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
With more news coming in and less time to leave the station for lunch, I’ve been...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Like many Americans, I keep a wary eye on Canada, just as a teenage girl keeps her eye on a talented younger sister. Sure, we’ve been in the lead for a long time now, but Canadians keep narrowing the gap.
They have better bank rules than we do, so...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Over the past week, I've learned that many people love tartar sauce, and that a lot of people make their own.
Lois Fischer, for instance, believes that fish has no taste. “It's all in the tartar sauce,” she wrote in an email.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:29 PM
If you detest the monotony of your workouts or the way you look in last year's swimsuit, Steel Caliber CrossFit in Bethlehem may be the solution to your problem.
The fitness facility at 250 E. Broad St., next to The Original Kunsman Roofing and Siding...