| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:42 AM
If the maitre d' at the year-old Bouillabaisse in Fort Lauderdale looks familiar, that's because Rudy Tachen was captain at Boca Raton's La Vieille Maison before it closed in 2008.
Much of La Vieille Maison's menu, but none of its historic charm, can...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
These days, when we are jonesing for pizza, we are confronted with a vast array of choices even before we think about toppings. Are you in the mood for thin crust, thick crust, stuffed crust, cracker crust, deep dish or even flat bread?
The oldest and...
| Dec 21, 2012
Overall impression: While South Beach was once Miami's coolest spot to live and eat, proof that the hipsters have moved to the mainland is on full display at Blue Collar, open since this past January. This is Miami's MiMo (Miami Modern) Historic District,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Like the phoenix, Prego Ristorante has risen from the ashes eight months after a devastating kitchen fire closed the restaurant. Chef Ugo Allesina and his staff seem very happy to be back, and so were we.
The lovely main dining area appears to be...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Picking out the perfect Valentine’s gift for your sweetie is easy. You can never go wrong with roses, chocolate, diamonds or a new fragrance.
They say food is the way to a man’s heart, but ladies have to eat, too. Either way, impress your...
| Jan 17, 2013
The sixth Chicago Restaurant Week runs Feb. 1-10 (and, if history is any indication, for a few days longer). First-time participants Balsan, bellyQ, Frontier and Nellcote join a virtual Who's Who of Chicago dining rooms, more than 250 restaurants offering...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:24 PM
First impression: The first thing I realized about Empire Pizza Cafe is that the woman behind the cash register was friendly and courteous and found a way to share a laugh. She knew the menu as if she owned the place. As it turns out, Robin Levy-...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK — Your $400 date at Carbone doesn't begin with anything fancy. No caviar, no foie gras.
Instead, your waiter appears in a red Zac Posen tuxedo, looking and sounding like Joe Pesci in "My Cousin Vinny." He pierces a chunk of Parmesan...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:45 AM
1412 South Bend Ave.
(Call for reservations)
Tuesday through Thursday — 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday through Saturday — 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday — 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Years in business:
| Apr 21, 2013
If you're looking for the big speech about the Boston Marathon bombings and the motivations of the Tsarnaev brothers, wrapping it all up like a nice veal roast in white butcher paper, don't worry.
You won't have to wait long. There's definitely a market...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:05 PM
What is your position at the restaurant?
I'm the executive chef. So I run the restaurant kitchen and create the menu options.
Tell us about Barcelona?
Our core menu is 'interesting stuff from Spain.' We have many tapas, chacuterie, and of course,...