| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:12 PM
More than 1 in 5 juveniles at a now-defunct Joliet youth prison reported being victims of sexual assault, one of the highest rates in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Survey results said 21...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sawgrass Mills mall, 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, 954-835-9070, Sushigami.net
Yoav Saffar has made it easy for shoppers to get back to hunting for steals and deals by debuting sushi on a conveyor belt for speedy service, priced by the...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The best thing about O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant is how tricky it is to describe.
Not so many years back, I'd have called O'Leary's eclectic, which became a byword for both a type of menu and the kind of place that served it. Offering a relaxed version...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The Saddle Ranch Chop House and El Corazón de Costa Mesa, two new restaurants at The Triangle, held small ribbon-cutting ceremonies earlier this week.
Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce employees, city officials and others posed for the grand-opening photos...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Alexa Fitzpatrick describes herself as a ski bum turned bartender. But her one-woman show is much more than just another girl's life.
"Serving Bait to Rich People" is Fitzpatrick's wry, candid look at her life from New Jersey to Colorado. The "bait"...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:26 AM
1) Fin Japanese Restaurant
1253 Post Road
219 Main St.
2) Tengda Westport
1330 Post Road E.
21 Field Point Rd.
| Jun 29, 2013
Soave. I love to roll that word around in my mouth. Pronounced "suave-ay," Soave Classico is perfect summer drinking, especially this example from third-generation winemaker Stefano Inama. The grapes for his Soave Classico come from 30-year-old vines, and...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at three South Florida restaurants and a caterer prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners, including one already shut...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:34 PM
It was a normal night in the 91011.The east La Cañada parking lots were full.
The Flintridge Proper waiters served flutes of champagne mixed with gin and flowers.
At Taylors, bartenders quietly cranked out gin and tonics while servers carried baskets of...
| May 9, 2013
Restaurant Michael in Winnetka feels a bit like stepping back into the famed Le Francais dining room in Wheeling, except it's cozier, a touch more casual, with brighter lighting and upbeat jazz gently playing on the speakers. It all makes sense because...