| Feb 15, 2010
| 9:22 AM
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Having been regular visitors to Tucson for many years, my husband and I had seen most of its well-known attractions. So on our most recent trip, we decided to check out what might be called "the other Tucson": less well-known places whose...
| Mar 11, 2010
Long before "Twilight" and "True Blood" and the Modern Age of Vampires, garlic was used as a talisman: a panacea against bad spirits in the Middle Ages and against illness during the Crusades. Even those of us who happily load our soups and stews with...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 12:02 PM
Celebrate the man of the house at Sapphire Laguna, which is offering a prix-fixe brunch for Father's Day. Chef Azmin Ghahreman's three-course menu features international tastes for every palate. (And if your dad likes gourmet food, there's a great...
| Jun 3, 2010
2009 Parador Tempranillo Rosé
Tempranillo, the grape that goes most famously into Riojas, isn't very common in California wine country. But Steve Ventrello of Parador winery has created a terrific California rosé made with the Spanish grape. The Napa...
| May 4, 2010
| 3:36 PM
Like a great little black dress, Mother's Day brunch is a classic that never goes out of style.
Whether you want to pamper Mom with an elegant champagne brunch or treat her to something more hip, like brunch and a live band, you'll find something to suit...
| Apr 19, 2010
In honor of Earth Day, let's do a recycling exercise. Yes, you've been diligent with the paper and plastic that piles up every week, but open the fridge and look inside. C'mon, stick your head in there so you can see what's lurking behind the pickle jar...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 1:11 PM
Fourteen world-class resorts hug the rugged coastline of Hawaii's Big Island. Scores of pricey, high-end restaurants cater to the well-heeled guests staying in them.
So what's a budget-conscious family supposed to do in the face of the $35-a-person...
| Apr 4, 2010
Recently I met a chicken. She was the fluffy, pecking, chatty sort of chicken, keen on her afternoon snack of fresh thyme and stale graham cracker. I believe she said her name was Clark. Though, to be honest, I'm not sure I could distinguish her from...
| Mar 28, 2010
| 10:31 AM
Penny Pollack, Dining Editor at Chicago Magazine shared some ideas for Easter and Passover meals at restaurants in and around Chicago.
Penny's Easter Recommendations
Shaw's Crab House 21 E Hubbard St. 312-527-2722
Shaw's Crab House is offering a Sunday...
| Jul 22, 2010
SOUTH GLENDALE— Seven-year-old Andy Garcia sank his teeth into a soft taco, saying the tomatoes he diced were only OK.
He said the meat and cheese prepared by his colleagues in Glendale Unified's summer camp Wednesday were much better.
| Feb 23, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The Perfect Omelet with Watercress & Roasted Mushrooms
Pair with Alexia Roasted Red Potatoes & Baby Portabella Mushrooms
Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence
Yield: 6 servings
1 stick butter
18 eggs (3 per person)
1/2 cup heavy...