| Jun 8, 2013
It may be time to get back on the Zinfandel wagon. I just tasted the 2010 Limerick Lane Zinfandel from Sonoma County and loved its subtle approach. Instead of the big bruiser Zins that have dominated the market for so long, this one is cool and focused,...
| Jun 6, 2013
Drive far enough for your radio presets to go fuzzy, where newspaper boxes and area codes look unfamiliar, and your car ride can now be deemed a road trip.
An hour from downtown Chicago is that placid slice of northern Indiana and southwestern...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:49 PM
For Vietnam War veteran Michael Read, Monday’s free pancake breakfast at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg was a great opportunity.
“At gatherings like these, you get to see a lot of other guys,” Read said before making a dent in the...
| May 30, 2013
This is troubling. I can count on one trotter the number of days in my life I've gone without eating meat. What's frightening is that it's more or less automatic; to not incorporate animal flesh into two of my three meals leaves something lacking, like an...
| May 30, 2013
From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment.
“A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek promotions for June:
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Eligible players who earn 50 points between 12:01 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. on Mondays will be eligible...
| Jan 9, 2013
"I hope you have a plan. Because if you don't, that half hog can kick your (butt)."
Thus came the warning from food writer Michael Ruhlman when I told him that, inspired by his new book, I planned to buy and butcher my first half hog.
In "Salumi: The...
| Jan 11, 2013
Karen D. Cook is the new executive director at Memorial Recreation Center in Hagerstown.
She replaces Loretta Wright at the North Avenue youth center.
Cook said she has received support and encouragement from previous and current staff, board...
| Jan 12, 2013
If you want to understand Bestia, you should probably take a look at the cassoeula, a version of a traditional cabbage stew popular in Milan.
At Alfredo de Gran San Bernardo, the Milanese businessmen's restaurant where I first tried the dish,...
| Jan 16, 2013
I've heard it happen a number of times. When people first learn of the Meatloaf Bakery in Lincoln Park, they ask, "There's a meatloaf bakery?" It is as if the idea that the quintessential comfort food could actually be the basis of a whole shop is...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:58 AM
We approached Native Foods Café with a bit of trepidation because our previous encounters with faux meats had been regrettable. However, word-of-mouth has been very good for this casual vegan restaurant, so we headed for the Camp in Costa Mesa and...