| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:28 AM
W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
| Sep 11, 2012
2 for $25: Covo Gyro Market
1482 N. Milwaukee Ave. 312-626-2660
On an early date, you may not yet know whether your paramour is a picky eater. Should you take him to an ethnic restaurant, there's a chance he'll spend more time fussing with the food...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:56 PM
A Chicago Heights bakery employee filed a lawsuit against his co-workers Wednesday alleging he was unfairly cut out of his share of the winnings from a recent $118 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Chris Tzinis claims he has been part of a lottery pool...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 17 at Melgaard Park.
The exhibitors will come from 14 states.
Entertainment will be provided by the Amazing Budabi Brothers, Paul Imholte and Mogen's Heroes....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Turkey & Peaches in Pita Pocket Sandwich
1 pita pocket whole grain, cut in half
5 ounces Eckrich Applewood Smoked Turkey Breast with Bacon Deli Meat
¾ cup mixed baby greens and/or spinach
1 large peach, seeded and cut into slices
1 to 2...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:46 AM
You won’t believe how easy it is to turn out this Greek restaurant and festival favorite at home. Our delicious Chicken Gyros topped with traditional cucumber-yogurt sauce can be on your table in no time.
- 1 cup plain...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Is there a vegetable subtler than the cucumber? Well, maybe cauliflower, but when used in a way that maximizes its grassy flavor, the cucumber can prove to be a great buy at your local farmers' market. From May until November, the cuke is used mainly as a...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:05 AM
The list of Pita Pan bakery employees claiming they deserve a cut of a $118 million Mega Millions jackpot grew Tuesday after Wouter de Beuckelaer filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court.
De Beuckelaer claims he contributed to a lottery pool that won...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:58 PM
If life is hectic between work, taking kids to and from school, sports and after-school activities, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may feel as if there’s no time to eat healthy. But if you have a schedule like this, it is even...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Chefjacklee.com or Chinoisecatering.com
Recipes to post Online:
Red, White & Blue Pizza
| Jul 2, 2012
Negev Desert, Israel — It was night in the Negev Desert, and our bus driver Mich'ael had just turned onto a narrow dirt road. I was on Day 6 of a 10-day culinary Birthright trip and was exhausted.
My 29 colleagues and I had spent the earlier part...