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  • Music to my ears: Not!

     Music to my ears: Not!
    A freak for fitness, I decided the other day to concentrate on what trainers call the "core muscle groups," the very struts of the human body. In my case, the core muscles are the tongue and the schnitzel. The schnitzel is unfamiliar to many folks, but...
  • Eating in Spain: Sustenance for the soul

    Eating in Spain: Sustenance for the soul
    My guide, Roberto, met me at Madrid's airport, we rented a car and minutes later we were southbound on the freeway, immersed in the vastness of La Mancha. It's a tough terrain. A windmill -- weathered into a rough little useless nub -- still capped its...
  • Chefs ready to celebrate Mom

    Chefs ready to celebrate Mom
    More than 75 million diners will be making reservations for Mother's Day dinner, according to the National Restaurant Association. Central Florida has many options for celebrating on May 11 with family and friends. Here is just a sampling of local...
  • National Obession With Bacon Is No Flash In The Pan

    I thought our national obsession with bacon was over. I was wrong. Bacon has not lost its sizzle. Bacon was not a flash in the pan. I was reminded of this at a Mother's Day brunch, where herds of pigs, if pigs do travel in herds, gave their all to...
  • Ossobuco you can actually make at home

     Ossobuco you can actually make at home
    Oneforthetable.com Have you ever tried to make something once (twice, three times, with three different recipes from three different cookbooks) and it never quite came out the way it was supposed to. And your husband, who's a better cook than you are (or...
  • Scare up some pumpkin soup

     Scare up some pumpkin soup
    Nothing draws my kids home for the weekend better than the promise of their favorite dishes. During the Halloween season, pumpkin soup sways their plans toward our table. Same for extended family and neighbors. Our soup starts with fresh pumpkin —...
  • Mills Brewpub in Orlando joins the frothy fold

    Mills Brewpub in Orlando joins the frothy fold
    I like a good plate of food. I love a good craft brew. "Conflicted" should not have been my primary emotion when I heard about a new bar and eatery that promised both. Yet I'll admit that I walked into Mills Brewpub with a bit of baggage. For one thing,...
  • Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place

    Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place
    It was supposed to be a simple way to update my aging kitchen. Instead, it felt like a commentary on my messy life. The project was straightforward: Decrepit cabinet fronts would be replaced with stylish wooden doors. The preparation was not: I had to...
  • Shuck and awe at new oyster restaurants

    Shuck and awe at new oyster restaurants
    Chicago's love for oysters dates back to the mid-1800s, when trains from the East Coast made oysters accessible to rich and poor alike. Today, specialists such as GT Fish & Oyster and Shaw's Crab House shuck thousands of oysters each week, and oysters...
  • A 'one-size-fits-all option' in Easton

    For some people, gift cards are lazy and impersonal. For others, they are convenient and practical. For Easton Main Street Initiative, which debuted its Downtown Easton Gift Card program in late September, they are an innovative way to explore and...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Passover dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Passover dining
    Passover begins at sundown Monday, and of course many of Chicago's restaurants are eager to help. Here are a few options; unless noted otherwise, special dinners are available Monday and Tuesday. Di Pescara: Seder plate and traditional dinner; kosher...