| 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-...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Corbin F. Veal, legal age, of Aberdeen, and Laura Veal, legal age, Aberdeen. The couple was married Oct. 10, 1987. The decree was recorded Dec. 19.
Roberto L. Holmes, legal age, of Aberdeen and Kimberly K. Holmes, legal age, of Aberdeen. The couple...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant
17 Whiting St., Plainville
860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com
Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
| 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,...
| Dec 4, 2012
Q: See if you can find out if the Villa Girgenti passed their pizza recipe out to anyone when they closed their place on Paulina. It was a '60s North Side high school hangout, and they had the best thin crust pizza ever. What a waste to no longer sell it....
| Dec 5, 2012
2049 W. Division
Friday, December 7
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Shepherd’s Pie with Ten FIDY Stout Gravy
| Dec 6, 2012
This pasta dish is inspired by the region of Abruzzo, among the most mountainous regions in Italy and home of some of the country's most interesting cooking. In the forests of Abruzzo, foraging reigns supreme. And because mushroom season lasts a little...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:19 AM
For restaurant chefs, every day presents an opportunity to create a new dish, an inspired combination of flavors, textures and ingredients to wow their guests.
As the holidays approach, however, professional chefs have more in common with the home cook....
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"The Marling Menu-Master for France" is a comprehensive manual for translating the French menu into American English....