| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:14 PM
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
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
As years go, 1984 turned out a lot better than George Orwell's vision had it. In American film, it was a lull between the stylistic breakouts of the '60s and early '70s and the commercial mushrooming of indie films in the late '80s. It also marked the...
| May 2, 2013
In the last six months, three highly regarded restaurant chef/operators — Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat, Graham Elliot of his eponymous restaurant, and David Flom and Matt Moore of Chicago Cut Steakhouse — have opened sequel restaurants,...
| May 3, 2013
On the edge of the Everglades is a refreshing new spot for Spanish cuisine, a place that embraces as much of Spain's modernity as it does its rich tradition.
Entretapas, located just off I-595 in Weston, is three-quarters restaurant and one-quarter...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Sunshine State practically invented the laid-back, casual seafood restaurant. So why go to Joe's Seafood Shack when there are so many authentic spots around?
Joe's replaced Brick House Tavern + Tap in March. Both chains — more than 130 Joe's...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach are key to the global economy: crossroads where billions of dollars in cargo arrive and depart each year, floating on board thousands of vessels from all over the world.
Increasingly, however, large ports are also...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
George's, the restaurant at the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel in Mount Vernon, is a sleeper. It hasn't completely shrugged off its hotel-amenity feeling, but it's getting there.
George's is making an effort to reach out. There's a good sampling on the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Jim Reichenberg of Rockville wrote for help locating a recipe that he said ran many years ago in The Baltimore Sun for cioppino, a seafood stew that was developed in the late 1800s by Portuguese and Italian fishermen who settled in San Francisco.
| Apr 27, 2013
Regular readers of this column know that my travels are often motivated by food.
Whether it's the roadside barbecue of B.C.'s General Store in Yalaha, a fried grouper sandwich with a view at one of the two iconic fishing piers on Anna Maria Island or...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
"Come casual … dine fine."
That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...