| Jul 6, 2011
NEW YORK — The new state Marriage Equality Act is putting a fresh spin on this city's traditional role as a wedding destination, with special offers aimed at same-sex couples under the new "NYC I DO" campaign.
The newly renovated...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:54 AM
There are tons of details that go into making your wedding day a perfect day. Keep this checklist handy as you count down to the big day. Nine To Twelve Months Before The Wedding
- Announce your engagement in the South Bend Tribune
- Determine what...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:00 AM
“The Food Lover’s Guide to Wine” is not so much about wine, insist authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg. It’s a book about flavor, they say, and the goal of this new book (Little, Brown and Co., $35) is to help readers use each...
| Feb 7, 2012
Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990
Hang in there, Jackie.
If you managed to wait...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Her career as a CBS desk assistant and obituary writer, the estate sales of items belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Diana, and the 1992 presidential campaign have all served as inspirations for books written by bestselling mystery...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:11 AM
February is a romantic month, thanks to Valentine's Day. But, because it specializes in weddings, the Casa Marina Hotel in Jacksonville Beach focuses on romance year-round.
Built in 1925, the Mediterranean-style oceanfront hotel offers couples a choice...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 10:44 AM
It's easy to describe the ideal Christmas cookie: kid-simple to make, rich but not really sweet, a good keeper but so buttery-crunchy you want to eat the whole batch before they cool.
Deciding on a name for this perfection is apparently a little...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for today's Top Ten Tuesday list comes, once again, from Dining@Large reader Alexander D. Mitchell IV. Just the idea, mind you, not the list itself.So if you don't like it, please don't blame him. I'll take the fall......
| Jun 10, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The Times of London is having some fun with some first-lady fashion-showing on a sightseeing trip through Westminster Abbey for Michelle Obama and her daughters. The president has defended the first lady's "right to bare arms,'' which......
| Apr 13, 2009
| 7:36 AM
Better Philly's Megan Gunning talks to Chef Meg Christensen of The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College about an event called "Let Them Eat Cake", a competition among pastry chefs for best wedding cake. Proceeds of the event benefit "City of Hope", an...
| Apr 14, 2009
| 12:27 PM
According to The Wedding and Bridal Association of America, couples will spend an estimated $30,860 on their wedding in 2009. But in a down economy, many couples are on a tight budget.
In fact, David's Bridal's annual "What's on Brides' Minds" survey...