| Mar 5, 2009
Address: 5240 N. University Drive (Boulevard Shoppes II)
Phone/Web: 954-748-0001/ pastramiclub.com
Dining deal: A small early bird menu offered 3 to 4:30 p.m. includes entree, side dish, vegetable, dessert and beverage for $9.99. A menu of more than...
| Mar 9, 2009
I love reading books on integrative health—treatments that blend the best of conventional and alternative medicine—because they give me some semblance of control.
It's my body; I'm the one who should take care of it. And by researching my...
| Jan 5, 2010
| 6:43 AM
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
2 quarts of water
1 onion (with brown peel)
1/2 celery root, medium size
4 carrots, medium size
2 parsnips, medium size...
| Jan 14, 2010
While nothing stops a cold in its tracks, some of Grandma's remedies really do have the power to make you feel better.
You're sick. Your head is squeezed, your nose locked up and your stomach uneasy.
The bad news: There's still no quick cure for the...
| Jan 26, 2010
The results are in, and Kenny and Ziggy's Deli in The Galleria serve up the best cup o'noodles in town.
Over the weekend nearly 1,500 amateur chicken soup connoisseurs along with a handful of Houston's super chefs weighed in at the 9th annual Chicken...
| Feb 14, 2010
It's one thing to open up your favorite picture story book and start reading.
It's quite another to pretend you're inside, playing alongside the characters and experiencing some of the events depicted in its pages.
That's what a lot of kids are doing,...
| Oct 2, 2008
Our sagging economy is rough on all of us, but it's putting a serious squeeze on some of our most vulnerable neighbors: the homebound. They're so sick or elderly, they can't even access the food banks trying to help them. And now, the programs that try to...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 3:51 PM
Today's Birthday (02/27/12). You play a prominent role in the group. Direct traffic. Accept well-earned compliments. Step into greater leadership this year (which includes saying "no" sometimes). Attract influential friends. Expand your circle while...
| Nov 15, 2009
The book business is in the midst of an online price war over best-sellers, with Amazon, Wal-Mart and Target trying to undercut each other and alarming the entire industry. Among the books they're fighting over is Sarah Palin's "Going Rogue," which...
| Jan 28, 2004
Some vegetables are born to be stars; others are best suited to ensemble roles. There is no better example of this than winter's hardy cooking greens, a mainstay of farmers markets at this time of year.
While you can cook mustards, chards, collards, kale...
| Dec 8, 2004
Total time: 1 hour, plus about 6 to 8 hours simmering and overnight chilling
Servings: 8 to 10 (makes 14 cups)
Note: You may substitute chicken legs, thighs and wings if you can't get backs and necks. It will make a lighter-bodied broth.
| Jan 26, 2006
Funny thing, someone had just asked me if I knew of any contemporary Greek restaurants here, something on the order of Molyvos or Periyali in New York. I'd had to say, "No, we don't have anything like that."
It turns out I spoke too soon, because only...