| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Beer geeks are already wringing their hands that the sale of Goose Island Beer Co. to Anheuser-Busch -- better known as Budweiser -- will compromise one of craft beer's leading lights.
But Goose founder and Chief Executive Officer John Hall said the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 PM
A couple of years ago I was in a craft-beer bar in Helsinki and felt more than a little pride when I spied Bourbon County Brand Stout on the menu.
I didn’t order it — the thick, black Goose Island brew was close to $40 for a 22-ounce bottle....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Monday is the 4th of July and folks will be celebrating with lots of food, plenty of cold drinks and an arsenal of fireworks to let scream across the sky. These days, thanks to supermarkets and restaurants that never seem to close, one can pull together...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Lavish but louche hosts have known for generations that nothing sparks a party like something illicit: A woman in a velvet swing in the 1900's, bathtub gin in the 1920s, foie gras in Chicago just a few years ago. But cheese?
| Sep 8, 2010
Sometimes it pays to play it cool; just ask President Obama, Lauren Bacall, Johnny Depp and the grape growers and winemakers of Chile's Casablanca Valley.
Located 11 miles from the Chilean coast, bathed in cool breezes and morning fogs from the chilly...
| Dec 10, 2010
On the way to work one day this week, I heard Eric Ferguson (of the morning show "Eric and Kathy") mention that a man in Oregon legally changed his name to "Captain Awesome."
"The judge that granted the request made him swear he wasn't changing his...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 3:59 PM
All Miami Columbus players had heard all week was how they would finally lose to rival Belen Jesuit. Talk was centered how the defending 3A state runner-up would waltz over Christopher Columbus.
Well, it didn't happen, and other than a 7-0 lead on a...
| Jul 8, 2011
Our story about the do's and don'ts of attending a wedding brought in some hilarious e-mails and Facebook comments. Here were some of the highlights:
"One of my high school friends had a reception with no alcohol," wrote David. "Her husband had some...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 1:01 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Whole Foods Market, which specializes in organic and healthy-lifestyle foods, is recalling seven kinds of cheese because listeria and E. coli bacteria were discovered in the products.
The cheeses are Sage Cheddar, Silver Mountain...
| Nov 30, 2010
What if, instead of making a $10 insurance copayment for your cholesterol lowering drug, your employer provided it and other drugs to manage chronic conditions for free? What if your company also paid for weight management and smoking cessation classes?...
| Jan 25, 2011
Q: I have diabetes and high blood pressure. Is the combination of lisinopril and amlodipine a good choice?
A: Your combination of drugs to treat high blood pressure is one of the best. Many experts consider this their first choice for treating high blood...