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  • Brother Timothy Diener: Wine industry legend

    Brother Timothy Diener: Wine industry legend
    Brother Timothy Diener helped transform the wine industry of California's Napa Valley, ravaged by Prohibition, into a global player. Over his 54-year career, Diener became both the public face of the Christian Brothers wine and brandy operations and a...
  • Wine Find

    Wine Find
    From: California Price: $16 Serve with: Thai cuisine, fried chicken This is a wonderfully spring-like wine — dry but also very fresh, fruity and lively. There are hints of pears, apples, tropical fruit and citrus. It would match up well with...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Paella makes a perfect one-dish meal

    Easy dinner recipes: Paella makes a perfect one-dish meal
    Paella's always a perfect choice when you want to dazzle dinner guests but don't want to spend all your time in the kitchen. Many versions can be made ahead of time, giving you ample time to enjoy your company as well as the meal. Paela de mariscos:...
  • Heritage pork, Tablas Creek wines, this is no ordinary wine dinner

    Heritage pork, Tablas Creek wines, this is no ordinary wine dinner
    Wine dinners come and go. Some are fabulous. Some are lame. But here’s one that seems destined for the fabulous category, a collaboration between the Culver City gastropub Waterloo & City and the French-accented Central Coast winery Tablas Creek...
  • Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code

    Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code
    Just behind the Sahara stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, in a corner of the rose garden VIP area, a long table with white table cloths, wine glasses and fine dishware was set for a dinner party of almost 200 guests. As...
  • Comings and goings: Bakery to open cafe

    Comings and goings: Bakery to open cafe
    Sisters Beth Fahey and Becky Palermo, who've operated Creative Cakes for 22 years in Tinley Park, can hardly wait for their newest venture to open. They just moved the bakery from 16649 S. Oak Park Ave. into new space inside Rubino's plaza while they...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Capital in chaos after major plot twist

    'Game of Thrones' recap: Capital in chaos after major plot twist
    Joffrey haters rejoice! The king is dead! Long live whoever poisoned the tyrannical teenager! Much-loathed Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleeson) succumbs to his untimely but well-deserved fate in Episode 32 (“The Lion and the Rose”) of HBO’s...
  • What's for dinner: Chicken Stewed with Red Wine and Mushrooms

    It's getting harder and harder to sit down for Sunday dinner with my daughters, who in just a few months will graduate from high school and are busy juggling part-time jobs with school and boyfriends. So when the stars finally do align for a family meal,...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Keep canning jars on hand for casual road trips

    The Thrifty Traveler: Keep canning jars on hand for casual road trips
    With all the talk of plastic waste these days, many people are turning to glass canning jars as their food storage option of choice. Turns out, they're also good for travelers who need a plug-and-play solution to handle transport, dining and other...
  • Museums, good food, scenic wandering are draws to historical Skagit Valley town

    Museums, good food, scenic wandering are draws to historical Skagit Valley town
    Nearby tulip fields aren't the only reason to visit this little town. But with the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival running the whole month of April, that's undoubtedly why many visitors will make the drive in coming weeks. But even after flowers wilt and...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: The Purple Wedding gives viewers a satisfying kill

     'Game of Thrones' recap: The Purple Wedding gives viewers a satisfying kill
    It’s just not safe to get married in Westeros these days. Ever since he ordered the beheading of the heroic Ned Stark in the first season of “Game of Thrones,” viewers have been patiently waiting for the insufferable boy-king Joffrey...