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  • One night in Florence, for a steak

    One night in Florence, for a steak
    "Where are you headed today?" the front desk manager asks as I check out of my hotel in London. "We're headed to Florence tonight for a steak, and then we're off to Southern Italy first thing tomorrow morning," I say. "What an extravagant life you lead,...
  • Wine review: 2012 Enkidu 'E' Old Vine Field Blend

    Wine review: 2012 Enkidu 'E' Old Vine Field Blend
    This old vine field blend from Enkidu's owner and winemaker Phillip Staehle is 60% Zinfandel, 24% Carignane and 8% each Alicante Bouschet and Petite Sirah, a proportion that reflects the way vines were planted in the three vineyards that go into this...
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

    British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most. He said he was not discouraged about playing poorly ever since he won that title at...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three great chicken ideas for weeknights

    Easy dinner recipes: Three great chicken ideas for weeknights
    Why is chicken so popular? Well, it cooks pretty quickly. And depending on what you buy, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. Did I mention versatile? Chicken lends itself to so many flavorings and preparations. Check out these ideas: Old Venice'...
  • Group drink

    Group drink
    Group cocktails are a summer no-brainer. A friend unexpectedly drops by the bar, your co-worker brings a new summer fling along and suddenly your three-person meet-up becomes a mini-party. Chicago bars have taken note and want to fuel your communal...
  • Train travel connects the destination dots in Europe

    My wife, Laurel, and I had laid out an idiosyncratic European itinerary for our trip last fall: to London for theater, to Paris to scout Ernest Hemingway's long-ago haunts, to Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the Zeppelin Museum, and finally to Hamburg to...
  • The Valley Line: Hillsides H100 is ready for the next century

    The Valley Line: Hillsides H100 is ready for the next century
    It was an exquisite summer evening when nearly 100 guests gathered near Descanso Garden's famed rose garden for the Hillsides H100's fifth annual "Farm to Table Dinner" fundraising event. Hillsides H100 is a philanthropic support group of Hillsides...
  • Restaurant review: Food, music just right at Ginny's Bistro and Wine Bar

    Something transformative happens when there's a duet of live music and a good meal. Dinner at Easton's Ginny's Bistro and Wine Bar proves that. At this intimate restaurant, with its dozen or so tables, we got up close to jazz singer Carol Broughton...
  • Orlando's Funky Monkey is now Funky Monkey Wine Company's Nicks Italian Kitchen

    Orlando's Funky Monkey is now Funky Monkey Wine Company's Nicks Italian Kitchen
    Orlando's Funky Monkey is now Funky Monkey Wine Company's "Nicks Italian Kitchen." The menu brings together the best of both the Funky Monkey and the restaurant group's former eatery in the South Eola District near downtown. "We have many of the same...
  • Is $4 happy hour at Open Air Kitchen + Bar the best deal in L.A.?

    Is $4 happy hour at Open Air Kitchen + Bar the best deal in L.A.?
    Name of the bar: Open Air Kitchen + Bar Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday at the newly converted West Hollywood restaurant, which was originally opened by the Broseph's Restaurant group (Brick + Mortar) as Fatty's Public House. The name...
  • Review: Smoke.Oil.Salt brings back a paella master

    Review: Smoke.Oil.Salt brings back a paella master
    Have you ever tasted real paella? And by "real," I should specify that I mean not the stuff you eat with sangria down by the beach or even the lovely yellow rice with seafood that you have to order a day in advance at Cuban restaurants, but the real...