| Aug 28, 2013
Californians are justly proud of their winemaking prowess with the grapes cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. Yet, for decades before California even had its name, winemakers in Bordeaux and Burgundy had made notable wines from these same grapes.
| Sep 3, 2013
Mini-review: Burke's Bacon Bar
610 N. Rush St. 312-660-7200
Rating: !! (out of 4) Give it some time
Chef David Burke (of Primehouse plus many NYC-based restaurants) is the P.T. Barnum of chefs. As evidenced by his current survival on "Top Chef Masters,"...
| Aug 29, 2013
After a summer out in the sun, your hair can use a little pampering. The right hair products can help restore your locks after the rigors of the season.
"Sunlight is very damaging to the hair and very drying," says Julie Campbell, general manager of G...
| Aug 25, 2013
We don't rotate our stock of hair products that sits on the wire baskets on the walls of our shower. The nearly empty bottles get shoved back by the new bottles, such that the baskets are always crowded even though we have only three or four shampoos...
| Aug 22, 2013
Every woman has her essential cosmetic item, the one beauty supply she’ll never be without.
For most of the women we talked to in our completely unscientific online poll, the one essential item is lip balm.
Everyday, ordinary lip balm....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:25 AM
As the new school year begins, students are concerned with looking their best. That doesn't only mean buying the latest looks in fashion, but also taking care of your skin in the safest (read: least-chemical-filled) way possible.
Here are some...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Politicians traditionally like to make their way to the Brown County Fair, and that remains true even though this isn't an election year.
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., will be at the fair today, according to a news release from her office. She doesn't...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Just about any woman would agree that if there was a product that removes steps from your beauty routine, it’s at least worth a try. Couple that with antioxidants and other skin-loving ingredients, and you’ve got yourself a keeper. Short for...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:55 PM
It seems there are countless anti-aging products available today, which can be both a good and bad thing. Good because all those options mean just about any age-related skin issue can be addressed, and bad because all those choices can be overwhelming....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Anyone who's bitten into a ripe apricot, peach or plum understands the juicy scents of summer. But today's perfumers have created fragrances that make fruity essences available all year long.
Fancy an olfactory plate of ripe figs? L'Artisan's Figuier...
| Jun 26, 2013
Writers on wine often assign personalities to wine grapes and to the wines made from them. Cabernet sauvignon, for example, I think of as Rex Harrison: high-toned and austere but you quite know when he's around. Zinfandel is Harrison Ford, all-American,...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Basketball is over (not counting "The Draft That Everyone Says Is Worthless") and apparently hockey never ends, but we can't be bothered.
Last week I forgot to mention football.
Today we talk about the strangest team in NFL history: The...