| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
McDonald's has introduced a new durian crunch McFlurry flavor to its dessert kiosk menus in Singapore. But for anyone who's actually smelled the spiky fruit, you may be scratching your head and asking why?
Some people love the stuff. Some people...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It's been a good week for Connecticut on the burger front.
Two of the state's most noteworthy burgers made it to The Daily Meal's 40 Best Burgers in America list, announced Wednesday. Taking honors were the hyper-regional steamed cheeseburger at Ted's...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Robb Alvey of Orlando found the perfect job as roller-coaster expert on "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination." He travels the world in the series, which begins its second season at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Travel Channel.
Alvey, 43, says his favorite...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Travel Channel's "Xtreme Waterparks" will visit Orlando twice this season, but Central Florida didn't make the season premiere.
The show returns at 8 p.m. Sunday with stops in Vail, Colo.; the Jersey Shore; Tignes, France; and the Caneva water park in...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:35 PM
If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention.
"A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The May TV schedule is filled with finales, but don't think you won't have anything to watch. The Bluths are back! Yes, on May 26 Netflix with offer up all 15 episodes of the new "Arrested Development" with all the sitcom's original cast intact. Can't...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
| Apr 27, 2013
Used to watch that terrific show "Twin Peaks," and I remember the Kyle MacLachlan character saying we should all treat ourselves to a little something — or someone — every day.
In his case, it was a nice piece of pie.
In my case, it's a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:31 AM
No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Ramblings and a semi-rant of a Theme Park Ranger:
•I can't get over the outpouring of love for Orange Bird, the cartoon character that returned to Magic Kingdom last month. Some Disney fans have been jubilant ever since.
His appeal could be...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:40 PM
In a city of thousands of humble taco stands and family-run Mexican restaurants, El Tepeyac Cafe in Boyle Heights gained legendary status for the gargantuan, chili-spiked pork burritos created by owner Manuel Rojas.
In the kitchen at 3 a.m., seven...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well.
On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...