| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Today is July 15, the day that I have heard described as the point when summer goes downhill. Indeed, the days get noticeably shorter and hotter, and it is only a matter of time until the flowers fade and autumnal breezes dust the horizon.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:55 AM
"Troops march on their stomachs," Napoleon Bonaparte once observed. Arguably, travelers do too, and on getaways many gravitate to buffets. Florida, being synonymous with fresh fish and other delicious gifts from the sea, serves up some bountiful seafood...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
The moment is here. Summer vegetables are abundant and at their peak flavor. The best way to prepare them is to do almost nothing to them. This was evident at a recent "farm-to-fork" dinner prepared by Barcelona's (barcelonawinebar.com) executive chef...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:47 AM
Café Colombia opened in 1999 to serve transplanted Colombians. But the Burbank restaurant has plenty of rich comfort to go around.
The stew comes with corn on the cob standing in the middle of the bowl. That's the first clue that this is no run-of-the-...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Background: Rock N Roll Ribs is the brainchild of Nicko McBrain, drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and Mitch Tanne, a grocery wholesale business owner. McBrain and Tanne have been friends for 20 years. While celebrities often open restaurants...
| Sep 21, 2011
As summer winds down in north Texas the festival season heats up.
At Oktoberfest in Addison the beer flowed and so did the beef and strudel.
At Grapefest in Grapevine it was the wine.
Jill Hall and her family enjoy the festivals--especially the State...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:04 AM
This was an episode of Top Chef where no contestant screwed up so royally they had X’s branded on their foreheads. The losing team was the least best, and then, with zero sleep and already deflated spirits, the three bottom chefs were thrown into...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:11 PM
- 1 ¼ C corn meal
- ¾ C flour
- 2 T baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- ¾ C butter
- 1/3 C sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 T milk
- 16 oz creamed corn
- 1 ½ C roasted jalapenos (medium dice)
- 8 oz cheddar shredded
1) In large Mixing bowl, combine cornmeal,...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:13 PM
If you don’t yet know, I am proud to be a real San Diego native. No disrespect to transplants, but there is just something special about growing up in a vast and ever-changing city like San Diego.
As you smart transplants now know, bad weather...
| Feb 4, 2010
Dear SOS: I had the most wonderful corn bread at the Hotel Condon in Condon, Ore. Is it possible to get the recipe?
Gold Beach, Ore.
Dear Bea: This corn bread is packed with flavor. It is made with cheese and chopped chiles and is finished...
| May 19, 2009
| 8:43 AM
$5 Burker Week
The special Burker Week menu is available at Lunch only from 5/25 - 5/30, from 11:30am to 3pm. Reservations are highly recommended.
David Burke's Primehouse
616 N Rush St.
| Aug 21, 2008
Jason Collin and Matt Brodeur, chefs at Firebox Restaurant in Hartford, don't have far to go to find just-picked seasonal produce. Twice a week, they can walk to an enclosed grassy area next door to the restaurant and visit the farmers' market at Billings...