| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Q: We were at Tavolino restaurant and ordered the Escarole and beans. It was simply delicious. I have made it at home, but it never tasted that good. We would all appreciate it so much if the chef would give us the recipe. I would love to make it for...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MILWAUKEE Melissa Taylor stirs a steaming pot of soup atop the stove in her north side Milwaukee kitchen.
There are lentils and carrots, tomatoes and celery, a bay leaf that bobs to the surface with each turn of the wooden spoon. It's a feast, by some...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Shankara, a new vegan restaurant and juice bar, will open with an all-inclusive Valentine’s dinner at 5 and 8 p.m. Feb. 14-16 at 201 E. Third St. (former space of Hard Bean Cafe) in south Bethlehem, next to Essence Hookah Lounge.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
You've probably heard that eating more vegetables and less meat is healthy. Maybe you're even feeling inspired to try eating a vegan diet--which excludes all animal products, including dairy and eggs--to improve your health or lose a little weight. A...
| Feb 6, 2014
The Feb. 3 article, "A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy," showcases the disease-fighting properties of plant-based foods. When we stick to the healthy basics —vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes — and cut back on added...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Chandra Gilbert is the executive chef of the newly opened vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre. Gilbert moved to Los Angeles from the Bay Area, where she opened the original Gracias Madre in San Francisco with Cafe Gratitude founders Matthew and...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance
While birth defects is not a subject parents-to-be are especially keen to discuss, it's vital to open this conversation as early as possible. In the U.S., about 3 percent of babies are born with...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
There's something about a spoonful of chocolate pudding that unleashes a comforting sense of nostalgia. And the pudding many of us enjoyed as kids came from the grocery store, packed neatly in a plastic cup, with a foil lid. But a new food truck launching...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:28 PM
So you’re planning a romantic dinner at home for Valentine’s Day. Whether this is your first time cooking for someone new, or you’ve celebrated with the same special someone for years, this is one meal you want to be special. And we're...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Perhaps you have just realized that there are a few days left to go in Restaurant Week, the twice-yearly celebration of Los Angeles restaurants mounted by DineLA, under the auspices of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. Perhaps, like so many...