| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:38 PM
This was the kind of September slide the South Side embraced rather than feared, one that brought the White Sox nearer the playoffs instead of farther away.
This was right fielder Alex Rios, the team's most valuable player, proving it yet another way by...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Chef Mark Littleton has groupies.
During his stints at a string of pubby Baltimore restaurants, including Simon's, Lulu's and Annabel Lee Tavern, Littleton developed a strong following, thanks to his inventive take on comfort food.
In July, Littleton...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:12 AM
2nd Street Bistro
1825 Second Street Highland Park (847) 433-3400 www.2ndstreetbistrohp.com
Thick Cut Skirt Steak
Yield: 2 portions
1# fresh Midwestern skirt steak (trimmed)
1 tablespoon transglutaminase RM available online at...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:48 AM
First impression: The crowded Boca Raton Italian restaurant market has another player in Raffaele Ristorante. Raffaele Esposito, originally from Naples, Italy, sold his Raffaele in New York's Upper East Sideafter 20 years to get away from winter. The Boca...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
The Pissaladiere Nicoise, an onion tart studded with black olives and anchovies, is being passed around to the dinner guests while the Navets a la Champenoise, a turnip casserole, and braised stuffed breast of veal finish in the oven.
A French Frisee...
| Mar 8, 2013
Q: What's the difference between ragu and ragu bolognese?
A: A ragu can be any meat mixture, from anywhere on the Italian peninsula (or elsewhere, I suppose). Ragu bolognese is specific to the city of Bologna in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:20 AM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Mancini Modern Italian
401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 150, Fort Lauderdale, 754-200-8602, ManciniLasOlas.com
This time, restaurateur Jack Mancini — a seasoned pioneer on Las Olas —...
| Feb 21, 2013
On menus across the country, rabbit dishes are multiplying like — do I have to say it?
All manner of restaurants are embracing the bunny. Food & Wine restaurant editor Kate N. Krader heralded rabbit as "the great new sustainable meat" for 2013....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Nestled in a tiny storefront on Balboa Island is a new and charming, romantic little bistro called Trattoria Mediterranean. It is a treasure box, with its candlelit atmosphere, the sound of trickling water from the fountain on the terrace and the wrought-...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Maryland Live Casino has opened its version of the Prime Rib, the iconic Baltimore steakhouse that has flourished almost from the second of its founding in 1965 by the Beler brothers.
The new steakhouse is operated by the casino and is technically...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Anna Di Pierno's little charmer of a restaurant has been around for about seven years, operating under the name Pasta Blitz. If you go looking for it, though, look for Il Basilico.
Di Pierno has taken a deliberate approach to the name change, but the...