| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Name of restaurant:†Saint Martha†
Chef:†Nick Erven, who can sometimes be found wearing a Pabst Blue Ribbon hat behind the chef's counter under a glowing neon sign that reads "hipster." He's also the co-owner along with Jim Hustead and Ellen and Peter...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.
The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:16 PM
1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500.
The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
What a way to start the day!
My daughter Reggie, a San Francisco teacher, and I are soaking in a piping hot mineral pool -- one of four at different temperatures -- at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn‚Äôs expansive spa. The picturesque hotel, spread...
| Jun 12, 2014
Father's Day is Sunday, and if you haven't figured out what to do for Dear Ol' Dad, Chicago restaurants are eager to assist.
Barbakoa: Father's Day prix-fixe menu, $45, includes five-course dinner and beer or sangria flight. 1341 Butterfield Road,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Summer is here and with it, the need for a supply of summer whites. With people stopping by on the spur of the moment, invitations to impromptu picnics and such, having a bottle or two on hand won’t be enough. This is the time to lay in a case or...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Duff Goldman’s West Coast cake shop, Charm City Cakes West, is holding cake-decorating classes led by the bakery’s team of professional decorators. The first class is at 11 a.m. Saturday and will teach students ages 14 and up how to make cakes...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
When your 11-year-old restaurant continues to garner accolades, including favorite place for seafood in Lehigh Valley Style's Decadent Dish Awards (2013), you know you're doing something right.
This is the case for the Beck family, who has operated...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:18 PM
There's nothing like a Chablis. In this northern reach of Burgundy, Chardonnay takes on an entirely different character. A good example, such as this premier cru "ForÍts" from Domaine Louis Michel, is characteristically lean and chiseled yet has a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:47 PM
It is one of the longest-standing children's charities in Southern California. The Children's Bureau, which was founded in Los Angeles a century ago, celebrated with its Orange County contingent June 14 on the upper Newport Bay with an annual summer...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
By some accounts, Italian is the most mellifluous of the world's languages. But when it names the wines of Italy, it also may be the most misunderstood. An Italian wine may sound beautiful, but what do the words on its label mean?
"Italy is the most...