| Apr 22, 2011
First impression: It has been 10 years since I last dined at Pa D's and what a difference a decade makes. Old fashioned hospitality is still in place, starting with the greeting from the hostess to the professional wait staff, but somehow this Italian...
| Apr 28, 2011
Tweets and Facebook posts from the Market at Hartford 21 can be torturous at lunchtime if you're hungry and far from downtown Hartford. There's White Bean and Arugula Pizza with a lemon cream sauce, Chorizo and Escarole Soup; Veal Bolognese with rigatoni....
| Jul 14, 2010
| 5:18 PM
You are in for an Italian culinary treat. One of Orange County's most accomplished chefs, Franco Barone, former executive chef of Antonello Ristorante for nearly 20 years, and his wife, Donatella, are hosting their first wine dinner at 6 p.m. July 27 at...
| Sep 2, 2010
2008 Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto "Grecante"
Arnaldo Caprai is better known for his intense Montefalco rosso than for his whites, so this lyrical wine comes as a surprise. Made from 100% Grechetto, an indigenous grape, it is crisp and refreshing, all...
| Sep 5, 2010
By 10 o'clock on a summer night in Copenhagen the more than 3,000 lights that cover the Nimb Hotel in the Tivoli Gardens are aglow, but the sky is still a turquoise blue as the sun just begins to set. I have a view of it from the restaurant Herman...
| Sep 30, 2010
Before the Bravo network ever dreamed up "Top Chef," Tom Colicchio, the show's head judge, already had a remarkable career. He was chef and partner at New York's Gramercy Tavern in the mid-'90s, then in 2001 opened his own restaurant, Craft, a block away,...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 11:27 AM
MIAMI — For all the hoopla about the gourmet food on the Marina, Oceania Cruises' newest ship, one might think it is the house that Jacques built.
Guests can dine on Frog Legs with Parisian Herb Gnocchi in Riesling Sauce and Cassoulet au Confit...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:26 PM
PETA: HELP STOP MORE BABIES FROM BEING MICROWAVED
Arrest of Mother on Suspicion of Cooking Her Infant Daughter Prompts Billboard Urging People to Protect All Babies, Not Cook Them
Sacramento, Calif. — In the wake of Tuesday's arrest of a...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:52 PM
First impression: The inviting Cook'in Paris is the kind of restaurant you think you might fall for, but delve a little further and the disappointments start to add up.
Ambience: Stylishly understated with matching tablecloths and napkins, woven...
| Mar 10, 2011
Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof.
The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Inviting Italians who live here to come out to an Italian restaurant can be a daunting prospect, at least when we're talking those who can cook, and cook well. They have very specific ideas about how things should be done and don't suffer indifferent or...
| Aug 6, 2011
Tuna from Hawaii. Lamb and veal from Colorado. Shrimp and crab from the Chesapeake Bay.
Chef Peter Pahk searches far and wide — and close to home — for the foods served at his restaurants at the Kingsmill Resort. But it's not where these...