| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Mecha Noodle Bar
1215 Post Road, Fairfield, (203) 292-8222, mechanoodlebar.com
Family is soul to the Phams and so is soup. After running Pho Vietnam in Danbury with his family for seven years, Tony Pham has opened Mecha Noodle Bar in Fairfield's...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Grilled Steak & Asian...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Q: Do you have a good easy recipe for ramps? What are ramps, anyway?
A: Glad you asked.
Ramps are wild baby leeks that grow exclusively between the Atlantic and the Mississippi from Canada to the Carolinas. A member of the Allium genus, ramps resemble a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Name of restaurant: Maruhide Uni Club
What dish represents the restaurant, and why? A bowl of sushi rice topped with uni (raw sea urchin "roe"), salmon roe and tuna sashimi, the kind of straightforward Japanese dish that you'd eat for breakfast at a...
| May 18, 2013
For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great.
"I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:14 PM
For the month of June, I am only buying food that has never left a 100-mile radius of my house and, for the most part, it has been pretty great. The produce tastes delicious, I constantly meet people passionate about food, and I am stepping out of my...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
When Empress Pavilion, a 25-year-old dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, announced it was being evicted, the reaction included plenty of nostalgia. Many Angelenos recalled marking life's successful moments and celebrating holidays in the 600-capacity...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
5 Bridge Square, Westport, (203) 557-9000, rainbowthaict.com
When someone told me that there was a good Thai restaurant in Westport, I didn't believe it. But it's true. Tucked into Peter's Bridge Corner, not looking like much from the...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The proliferating sizzle of grilled doner kebabs and scent of baked borek are heady signs of the growing number of Turkish restaurants in Southern California.
In Orange County, Doner G in Anaheim is expanding into Irvine. Another branch of Canoga Park's...
| May 18, 2013
Eggs, cheese, bacon and black pepper. Those are the components that go into pasta carbonara, a classic Italian dish that's a real crowd pleaser.
But what's pleasing to the public isn't always fulfilling for creatively inclined chefs. And so they come up...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Two weeks ago, you watched Austen and I suffer a pain unimaginable to those who've never put anything above 8,000 Scoville heat units in their mouths. (I think the pepper used in the Suicide sauce from Dew Drop ranks in at more than 1 million Scoville...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Looking for a tasty dish that's easy, full of flavor and great for the family? I give you Sicilian baked pasta gratin.
The best part of this recipe? You can make it ahead two days before and keep it in the refrigerator before baking.