| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
By Steven Raichlen for Oneforthetable.com
In many families, grilling and barbecue are rites of passage. Son or daughter reaches the age when he or she can handle fire without disaster. Dad passes the tongs and secret family recipes, and a new barbecue...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:47 AM
It’s summertime, and the living is easy, even for the most hectic breed of professionals: chefs. We caught up with some of Chicago’s top foodies as they prepare to host Korean BBQs or serve gazpacho at home, and asked where they stock up on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In my restaurant kitchens, we have grills fired up all year-round, ready to cook steaks, seafood, poultry, and vegetables to perfection. We treat our grills as one of many key appliances. And, for any given dish or meal a guest might order, we may make...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When television audiences met Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, she was presented as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on "Girls Next Door." Now married to wide receiver Hank Baskett, the 27-year-old California native is a mom, author ("Sliding into Home,"...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:00 PM
As part of its 75th-anniversary celebration, Lawry's the Prime Rib is adding a rib-eye steak to the menu. It's the family-run restaurant's first new menu item in more than 20 years.
The rib-eyes will be available at the Beverly Hills location Aug. 6 and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When a city, or a state, loses its daily newspaper, something of its soul is lost with it. It's as if ancient Athens had lost its agora, the forum at its center where scholars taught and great debates were held. Or if Jerusalem lost its Western Wall,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Nutrient-dense and savory, mushrooms complement nearly any meals.. Follow these tips to be sure mushrooms taste as good as they should. Mushrooms are low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free and very low in sodium, yet they provide important nutrients,...
| Jun 26, 2013
When we were younger, we ate more steak. My son, home from college this summer, reminds me that he is still "younger" and needs steak regularly. Especially during grilling season.
The steak of his dreams is inspired by Goodwood Barbecue Co., one of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
It's not surprising hotels are unleashing special perks and menus aimed at dog owners.
Pet owners are an attractive demographic, last year spending more than $50 billion on their four-legged friends, a 73% increase in the last decade, according to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:06 AM
I find it curious that those who advocate abortion on demand would lament Hoag's decision to stop performing elective abortions.
I wonder what their response would be if they went to their favorite steak restaurant only to find that it had been...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey.
After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...