| Mar 1, 2012
I once had a friend in Paris who assiduously followed neighborhood bistros' plats du jour (daily specials) around town. And when I first moved into the arrondissement, he presented me with a scribbled crib sheet of his favorite dishes, which night they...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's 14-Inch/35 & Over Slow Pitch
at North Complex
6:30 p.m. - Subway/DSS vs. AFCU/Miller Lite (A); Double D Body Shop/Hagen Ins. vs. Jimmy's/CorTrust Ins. (B); Aberdeen Pharmacy vs. PFG (C); Lager's/AmericInn vs. Circus Sports Bar...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:28 AM
A man has been charged in connection to a string of break-ins in Lexington.
The Lexington Police Department has charged Paul Veal of Myers Street with 18 felonies and three misdemeanors.
Police say Myers committed the burglaries and break-ins over the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Yields: 8 Servings
Roasting the Duck and Duck Stock
1 whole Duck Roasted and Pulled
.5 cup Celery, Medium Dice
.5 cup Onion, Medium Dice
.5 cup Carrot, Medium Dice
5 each Whole Black Peppercorns
1 each Bay Leaf
.25 ounces Parsley...
| 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 21, 2012
"Grammel schmalz," says our waiter, setting down a small bowl of pristine whipped white pork fat sprinkled with bits of pork crackling. I lift up the napkin wrapped around the bread and pull out a glossy brown braided pretzel. Breaking off a piece, I...
| 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...
| 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 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....