| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Cafe Flora Spring Nettle Ravioli
Recipe Yields 4 servings
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
½ yellow onion
½ pound nettles (Foraged and Found sells them at the U-district farmers market on Saturday or you can put some gloves on and forage for...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Radishes are lucky to be at any American table. Used in salads as filler and crudités plates for color they are always the last to be eaten (if they're eaten at all). It's understandable, though, because the varieties we buy from the supermarket are...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Chef Bryan Opiela
CORK Catering and Special Events
Children's Oncology Services, Inc. 5th Annual Campfire Ball
Saturday, May 19
1044 West Randolph Street
To buy tickets or for more information:
| May 10, 2012
Mexican-Style Steak Salad w/ Guacamole
Ensalada de Dzik
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound well trimmed skirt steak
2 garlic cloves (1 roasted with skin on, 1 minced)
1 small red onion, sliced
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:21 AM
For Bryan Voltaggio, this holiday season is about beginnings.
His latest restaurant venture — and the first outside Frederick — is slated to open. It will be his family's first Christmas in their new Urbana home. And with a son age 5 and a...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:11 AM
For 6-8 guests
For the crostini topping
1 bunch large or jumbo asparagus spears
1 bunch radishes
1 bunch scallions or spring onions
When choosing asparagus, I like the fatter ones as opposed to the skinnier ones. They are juicier and tenderer. Look...
| May 30, 2012
Mini-review: The Peasantry
2723 N. Clark St. 773-868-4888
Rating: !!! (out of four) Off to a good start
The gist: A brick-and-mortar restaurant dedicated to "elevated street food" isn't a new idea (see Xoco and Belly Shack), but it sure is a tasty one....
| May 30, 2012
| 2:05 PM
It was while she was serving dinner to her kids in 2008 and their dad was out campaigning for president, that Michelle Obama hatched a modest daydream: a vegetable garden on the White House grounds.
She'd recently had a conversation with her children's...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:03 PM
There are quite a number of Korean restaurants in the Irvine area and new ones seem to be opening every week.
This is a cuisine with which we are less familiar and so we asked a Korean friend for a recommendation. She suggested Korea House, and off we...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Cooks today don't have to rub two sticks together to get smokin'. A battery of new products lets one easily – and cleanly – fire up a meal with smoke without burning down the kitchen, balcony or yard. A fun, sci-fi smoke "gun" delivers that...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
You can't mess up a vegetable tray, so for special feasts my wife trusts me with the carrots, radishes, green onions, celery and all the rest.
It isn't long before the stainless steel sink is half-full of the tailings of carrot tops, radish leaves,...