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  • Phil Vettel: Two stars for Bread & Wine

    Phil Vettel: Two stars for Bread & Wine
    To appreciate Bread & Wine, the 16-month-old restaurant in the Irving Park neighborhood, it helps to be less literal and more observant. For instance, you might be surprised, as I was initially, to discover that the kitchen doesn't set out much bread....
  • Gifts are grounded in fun

    This Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day, and I’m looking forward to spending the day relaxing with my family. We have learned to keep things simple. We’ve tried going out to eat, but a meal at a crowded restaurant always seems to take up...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Hollis Wilder's Cupcake Wars winning recipes

    Test Kitchen bonus: Hollis Wilder's Cupcake Wars winning recipes
    Jalapeno Shrimp Popper Cupcakes Cupcakes 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons baking powder 2 cups buttermilk 1/2 cup pickled jalapeno pepper juice 4 tablespoons minced pickled jalapeno peppers 2...
  • Having a little less to chew on

     Having a little less to chew on
    I've got two reasons to watch my weight over the next several weeks. First, it's the holiday season, when the national sport is overeating. Second, I've got another knee replacement coming up soon, and the lighter I am going in, the easier the recovery...
  • A quirky recap of fall's top films—in verse!

    A quirky recap of fall's top films—in verse!
    Thanksgiving was fast approaching, and the holiday blockbusters were about to start. But I still hadn't seen any of the big fall movies. How was I ever going to catch up? If I failed to make up the deficit, I wouldn't be able to outguess Roger Ebert in...
  • Counter Intelligence: Next Door by Josie

    Counter Intelligence: Next Door by Josie
    When friends tell you about Next Door by Josie, the first thing they mention is the popcorn. And the popcorn's pretty good — a small pail of caramelized crunch, lightly flavored with beer and bacon grease, neither as Cracker Jack-esque as the...
  • Counter Intelligence: A little crunch with your Chianti at Tar & Roses

    Counter Intelligence: A little crunch with your Chianti at Tar & Roses
    Any discussion of Tar & Roses must begin, as your dinner probably will, with what is probably its simplest appetizer, a concoction of popcorn tossed with brown sugar, lardons and chile, like a bowl of Cracker Jack with chewy cubes of bacon instead of...
  • 2012 MTV Movie Awards add power to the popcorn

     
    The 2012 MTV Movie Awards (MTV, June 3) feature some new categories with a few others retired. You’ve probably noticed by now that the MTV Movie Awards aren’t exactly the most respected accolades in all of cinema (see photo). The gala has...
  • Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Hydesville

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported 13 miles from Hydesville, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
  • Temperatures expected to rise after record-setting cold hits SoCal

     
    Record-setting cold weather hit Southern California overnight, but forecasters said temperatures should rise Thursday — after a chilly start, that is....
  • Robber smashes 2-inch-thick window, steals cough syrup

     
    A man left behind a trail of purple cough syrup after breaking through a Sacramento pharmacy's 2-inch-thick glass window to steal medicine, authorities said....