| Nov 30, 2008
You have dinner at Feast@4East for the same reasons you might stay at the bed and breakfast it's in. Some people like the impersonal comfort and anonymity of a hotel room when they travel. Some prefer the homeyness of a B&B.
Likewise, dinner at the 4...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The only mention of "The Big Bang Theory" in Mayim Bialik's new cookbook, "Mayim's Vegan Table," is in her brief bio on the back cover. She doesn't prepare meatless meals for her colorful cast mates on the popular sitcom. "Everybody is pretty set in their...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
When the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee met last month in Washington, most Americans were unaware of the proceedings. But all Americans should know that the committee's agenda may give them indigestion, as the government increases control...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:03 PM
You might know Claremont as that town with five liberal arts colleges and two graduate schools within its city limits. What you might not know is that it boasts a vibrant downtown, called Claremont Village, where more than 150 mom-and-pop restaurants,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Whether you want to enjoy a salad at your favorite restaurant, breeze through a salad bar for a quick and nutritious lunch, or stock your fridge and pantry so you can make a bountiful salad at home, one thing is for sure: Now is the time to do it....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:57 AM
While veganism may be considered a hip and progressive trend in modern dining, the practice of abstaining from animal products is a centuries old practice, dating to the ancient civilizations of India and Greece.
And yet, only in the past decade have...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
West Hollywood's new Gracias Madre comes from the folks at Cafe Gratitude, but with a dash of Mexican flavor and without the kooky names. Wood plank floors, festively tiled counters and banquettes livened up with colorful Mexican textile pillows make a...
| Mar 23, 2014
Dr. Justin Levisay, a cardiologist at NorthShore University HealthSystem, knows that when a big study makes headlines, he's going to be busier than usual.
That was the case last week when new findings were published in a respected medical journal that...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:56 AM
From the very beginning of their career, Los Angeles-based noise-pop duo No Age has dug into rock's past, while side-stepping many of its clichés. The band, which consists of guitarist Randy Randall and drummer/vocalist Dean Spunt, was spawned from the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If the words "plant-based foods" make you uneasy, I have a restaurant recommendation.
Green Bar and Kitchen, opened one year ago in Fort Lauderdale by life and business partners Elena Pezzo and Charles Grippo, serves only vegan and gluten-free foods....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:11 PM
J.C. Penney's announcement last month that it would close 33 underperforming stores, including its Phillipsburg Mall location raised an obvious question: "What is the future of the Phillipsburg Mall?"
In recent years, the mall has been hemorrhaging...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy.
People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...