| Mar 29, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A woman known for her work among the homeless in Logan Square has died, a day after being knocked down a stairwell at a Lincoln Park "L" station by a fleeing robber, according to police and friends.
Sally Katona-King, 68, suffered head injuries when...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 12:03 AM
The task was simple. OK, it was as simple as feeding 70 people on 24 hours notice could be. Having made it to the final, Mike and Richard were told to show what would be at the restaurant of their dreams in the form of a four-course tasting menu.
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:42 PM
When was the last time you feasted on blinchiki with red caviar, freshly made burrata cheese, real sacher torte, house-made chorizo or live crabs just picked out of the tank? We have the good fortune to live in an area of great ethnic diversity, and...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 7:33 AM
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| Oct 28, 2010
Braised red cabbage
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: Recipe (and commentary) from Stefan Richter of Stefan's at L.A. Farm
2 pounds red cabbage
1/2 pound shredded apple
1 cup orange juice
1 cup apple...
| Oct 31, 2010
San Francisco has a way of grabbing hold of its visitors and taking them for an incredible ride, whether they're dangling off the side of a cable car or maneuvering the steep hillside curves of Lombard Street.
But that doesn't mean they want to feel as...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Nov 26, 2010
Purple variants of common vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus and potatoes have been increasingly popular at farmers markets in recent years, but none is as intriguing as the red Brussels sprouts just now showing up at the Santa Monica...
| Dec 2, 2010
Now that we're done with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we can get down to the real Christmas shopping, and for me that means buying toys.
For some reason, the kids haven't even made their wish lists yet. Last year was a different story with both...
| Dec 7, 2010
Louisiana's strawberry farmers worry that covers spread over their plants for the past week may not be enough to protect tender blossoms and ripening fruit from this week's deep freezes.
Strawberries are Louisiana's leading fruit crop. The LSU AgCenter...
| Apr 21, 2011
I used to know a guy who would drive up to Santa Barbara just for the afternoon to visit with an old man he respected. I couldn't believe it. In my mind's eye, the Central Coast city seemed much farther than a couple of hours away. Yet it's really not...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Casa Noble Crystal Tequila Glazed Fish Tacos with Mango Tomato Salsa
There’s nothing more exciting than discovering that the whole world of “organic”
and “sustainable farming” extends to the farms that grow the very...