| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Clams, crabs, calamari and a plethora of other ocean fare will once again be satisfying starved seafood lovers beginning Monday at a new and improved Youell's Oyster House in west Allentown. The popular restaurant, which was destroyed by fire last year,...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that being deficient in vitamin B-12 is common. Should I take a supplement? I'm 78 and in good health.
ANSWER: Vitamin B-12 deficiency is more common with increasing age, and affects 5 to 15 percent of adults. Some of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The business of Hollywood this time of year is looking fabulous. Behind every red carpet and the near-endless stream of awards season events is a lot of hardcore physical prep. Dedicated pros are on call to assuage the stress as well as amp up a nominee...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Panna cotta may just be the perfect dessert: It's easy, quick, practically foolproof and accommodating to many dietary adjustments, being naturally gluten-free and adaptable to dairy-free and vegan diets.
It also happens to be luscious and...
| 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....
| Jan 9, 2014
Is Jay Z like you and me?
Does he misplace the keys to his hovercraft? Lock himself out of his private island? Have trouble deciding what to watch now that "Breaking Bad" is over? Need a month before he stops writing "2013" on his checks?
Jay Z, who...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:27 PM
An Orland Park restaurant that focuses on fresh, health-conscious food and offers vegan and gluten-free items was the brainchild of a mother of six who has named some of the menu offerings after her family and friends.
"It was something I felt was...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A year ago, if you had asked what my favorite foods were, I would have replied, bread, butter, bread, almonds, bread ... and did I mention bread? I pitied my gluten-intolerant friends and rolled my eyes at the trendiness of "everything-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Hello, cashew-cheese-topped tacos and organic tequila cocktails. Vegan Mexican restaurant and bar Gracias Madre, from the team behind Café Gratitude, is set to open on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood on Friday.
It's the Southern California follow-up to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Sweet Dreams Organic Bakery and Café shut its doors for good on Dec. 31 after nine years in downtown Glenview, surprising many of its customers with the abrupt closure.
Efforts to reach the café's owner, Mary Sopcic, through her son, Lju Sopcic, were...