| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:28 AM
I'd meant to visit Nature's Grocer for months. I drive past the vegetarian-vegan-organic-gluten-free-etc. store every day and my veggie daughter was pestering me. So one day when we all wanted to try something different, we stopped in.
THE VIBE: You're...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:14 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit: Teresa's Low-Fat, Super-Easy Italian Recipes
The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Chicken with Bruschetta...
| Jun 26, 2012
Mini-review: Pecking Order
4416 N. Clark St. 773-907-9900
Rating: !! 1/2 (out of 4) Take it or leave it
The look: So darn cute. That’s the best way to describe nearly everything about Pecking Order, the chicken-centric eatery that former Wave...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Stout Barrel House & Galley
642 N. Clark St. 312-475-1390
Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start
The scene: If the atmosphere at Stout seems at once familiar, it's probably because you've been to Public House, Bull & Bear or Hubbard Inn lately....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:29 AM
House of Kabob Mediterranean Cuisine
1525 Stanley St., New Britain
860-223-1200 and http://www.connecticuthouseofkabob.com
There are many restaurants near college campuses that become favorites because they offer well-made, large and low-priced...
| Jul 8, 2012
Heading to Orlando's rock 'n' roll eatery can easily throw a hungry visitor to Universal's CityWalk into theme-cuisine overload.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Bob Marley — A Tribute to Freedom, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., NASCAR Sports Grill and...
| Jul 7, 2012
When Campanile introduced grilled cheese night on Thursdays with then-co-owner Nancy Silverton at the panini press, those casual evenings perked up the dining scene. Sometimes it seemed as if all of L.A. would stop by for her variations on the grilled...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:42 AM
It is toward midnight at the Pikey, the lights are fairly low and the Kinks are playing so loudly that you swear you can hear Ray Davies scratching his ears. You are seated beneath one of Ben Watts' photographs of aging Teddy Boys — tattooed...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The inside of 40 Love Café feels like a food court, the outside just the tiniest bit like Wimbledon courtside.
Within the Burbank Tennis Center, the café's interior is all large white floor tiles and pinkish walls, with the tables and white tubular...
| Jul 14, 2012
This Pinot Noir from cool climate Sonoma Coast is a marvel of fruit and finesse. Winemaker Bill Hunter is old school: No fining or filtering for his Chasseur Pinot. The 2007 unfolds like a flower in the glass, scented with cherries and raspberries with...
| Jul 12, 2012
Chef Samer 'Sam' Jabsheh
Fattoush Salad (serves two):
1 head of romaine chopped into bite size pieces
1 medium cucumber diced
2 large tomatoes diced into small pieces
1/4 cup chopped parsley (flat)
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Klay Oven Kitchen
131 North Clinton Street
Roasted Chicken Tikka
Once you make the tikka spice rub, simply coat your chicken with the rub and massage on some butter to give it that nice golden crusty skin. Preheat your...