| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:57 PM
There’s really nothing I like more than a restaurant that offers really good gourmet food and also sells really good gourmet products. The Market on Holly in Pasadena has been one of my favorite spots since it opened a few months ago.
| Aug 16, 2011
Tasty discovery: Ham sub special
Where: The Pizza Shop, Washington Square Shopping Center, Route 17, York County; 757-898-4301
Price: $5.69, with chips and drink
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday
When Ken and I want our favorite...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Lentil Salad with Greek Flavors
- 1 c. dried French green or brown lentils, picked over and rinsed
- 1 small garlic clove, crushed and peeled
- ¼ t. salt
- ½ c. fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 c. extra-virgin olive oil
- ¼ t. pepper
- 2 c....
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:18 AM
First impression: When it comes to standard Greek restaurant fare, the only thing unexpected about Taso's Greek Taverna is that its name isn't Acropolis or "Parthenon. That said, the food—all prepared on the premises—is of high quality,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Travelers at John Wayne Airport will get a taste of Laguna Beach starting early next year with the addition of two local concessions in the newly renovated terminals: the Fresh Market and the Hobie Sand Bar.
The Laguna Culinary Arts' Fresh Market, a...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Vary a couscous salad with chickpeas using any fresh vegetables you like.
Couscous salad with garbanzos and vegetables
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Note: For better value, purchase couscous from bulk grocers, especially natural-food...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
What does a chef do after he has trained at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and worked under haute cuisine celebrities such as Daniel Boulud in New York and Wolfgang Puck in Beverly Hills?
If your name is Yianni Koufodontis, then you...
| Oct 24, 2011
Who eats: A mix of suits, tourists looking for a Chicago experience and locals.
Why eat: Miller's Pub has been around since 1935, first as a bar and then as a restaurant and bar. It has become a Loop institution, drawing big crowds from the nearby...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:55 PM
First impression: It's 8 o'clock on a Saturday night and the 2-month-old M Bar is … well … empty. Meanwhile, the spot next door is packed. It puts a damper in what we'd hoped would be a fun night at this new "global tapas eatery" with a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:59 PM
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — The Greeks started filing into church about 8 a.m., but I'm neither Greek nor churchgoing, so I spent the morning walking.
I started where everyone would be in a few hours: the bayou just off the downtown, where more than...
| Dec 1, 2011
The menu at Kentro Greek Kitchen might as well be a manifesto. The downtown Fullerton restaurant is practically revolutionary, a stereotype-smashing example of what a Greek restaurant can and should be. Here there are no azure murals of the Aegean, no...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:22 AM
6 oz lowfat yogurt (1 container)
1/4 cup granola
1/2 cup seasonal fruit (We'll use berries)
Layer ½ the yogurt in a glass or a cup, top with ½ the fruit and then ½ the granola. Repeat the layers with the remaining...