| Jan 10, 2014
The folks at Health Fitness Revolution looked at the world's heads of state (and a few former) and picked 11 they thought qualified as the fittest.
I was surprised to see our cheeseburger-loving ex-president on the list. But Bill Clinton is there....
| Dec 4, 2013
No matter what sort of year you've had, chances are you're going to bid 2013 farewell with plenty of food and booze. The guilt of overindulging might not set in until you're in the grips of your first hangover of the New Year, but you can make your...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Bill Nye might rightly be called a swing-dancing fanatic. So he sounded none too pleased at having to leave the floor after a stint on "Dancing With the Stars" left him with a painful tear to his quadriceps tendon.
Weeks of physical therapy and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh less, and have healthier diets. They even have a lower carbon footprint. These were the impressive findings from the landmark study Adventist...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
No animal products? No problem.
R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
| Oct 26, 2013
In the last 35 years, Harry Hamlin has been in and out of the spotlight; the heartthrob, toga-clad Perseus in "Clash of the Titans" in the early 1980s reigned over prime time as hunky lead attorney Michael Kuzak on "L.A. Law" in the mid-'80s. (Equally...
| Jan 8, 2014
Burger review: Parts and Labor
2700 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-7040
Rating: !! 1/2 (out of 4)
A man cannot live on one type of burger alone--certainly not a beef-obsessed man like Burgerelli. Thick char burgers certainly are satisfying, but my tummy...
| Jan 9, 2014
It's so easy to get stuck in a lunch rut. Frequenting the local eateries quickly wear out, and your midday meal becomes an unenjoyable chore.
Sandwich shops are convenient and generally let you pick exactly what you want between the bread, but maybe it'...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Bacon is an American obsession, up there with the bikini and binge TV watching.
Strips of delicious, smoky pig are no longer just a humble companion to eggs.
Last year Central Florida hosted two bacon festivals, with bacon Popsicles and bacon jam....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Name of owner: Christy Kabbani
Name of business: Two Mothers Foods, 1659 N. Route 59, Naperville
Describe what you do: Health is our focus. We're an in-house cafe that seats 12 and also provides catering, custom meals,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Moonshine Molly's Country Saloon
6450 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, 678-776-1501,
Country's come to Boca. The new barbecue spot in the former Player's Sports Lounge features moonshine, bourbon or whiskey in...