| Nov 29, 2011
Chicken Fajita Tacos and Chicken Tortilla Soup
Make two meals with one set of ingredients. The Blue Bonnet has created a recipe that can work for both a chicken tortilla soup and chicken fajita tacos. Both meals can be made in just a few minutes and...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:55 PM
300 E. Dimond Blvd.
$9-$14 per plate
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday
Editor’s note: Lunchbox is a new series from Channel 2 staff reviewing single lunches, rather than restaurants&...
| Dec 8, 2011
"Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas From an Improbable Restaurant" is as much a book with which to spend a few hours on the couch as it is a book that inspires your next meal. And it'd be an entertaining few hours.
The book tells the story of Mission...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:45 PM
It's become our tradition to publish a year-end list of favorites.
These are the dishes we've most enjoyed from more than 300 or so that we've tasted (for better or worse), in the past year. Rather than a top 10 or any other numbered list, these appear...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Three-Seventy Common Kitchen + Drink is a wonderful new addition to the Orange County dining scene. Well, not entirely new because it is in the former home of Sorrento Grille. New owner, Executive Chef Ryan Adams, and his Chef de Cuisine Mitch Gillam...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:47 AM
I hadn't officially declared a challenge for myself.
I didn't wake up one day last week and say, "Morning, Alicia. Let's see how many amazingly cool things you can find to do around town this week that are totally free. Ready. Set. Go!"
My not doing...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Vic and I spent a fantastic day at the Orange County Fair this past Sunday. We went with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three preschoolers, Allison, Lauren and Megan. This was the girls' first visit to the O.C. Fair, although they've...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Boathouse At Saugatuck
521 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 227-3399, saugatuckrowing.com
Food writer's confession: I rarely get to a restaurant more than once or twice. On duty, there's always new places to try. Off duty, I'm cooking in my own...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Weight Watchers: Shrump Avocado Appetizers
1/4 cup(s) reduced-carolie mayonnaise
1 tsp wasabi poder or wasabi paste
1/2 tsp. soy sauce
1/2 large cucmber(s), seedless, cut into 24 1/4 inch thick slices
1/2 medium avocado, quartered and...
| Mar 17, 2012
For all of the hundreds of restaurants in L.A.'s Koreatown, tucked behind untranslated signs and inside barely marked skyscrapers, in sleek malls and dusty strip centers, the area has never had much in the way of recognizable chefs. Generations of Los...
| Feb 24, 2012
In the fall, fresh-cut flower gardener Lisa Ziegler plants a cover crop of Daikon Radishes at her farm in the Denbigh area of Newport News, Va.
The radishes grow mammoth size, 30 inches or more deep, and are grown them to loosen compact soil, she says....