| May 23, 2013
Best made with fresh local ingredients. For more recipes find Robin Street Provisions on Facebook
1.5 cups fresh sliced strawberries
3 cups fresh spinach leaves
4 slices uncooked bacon
.75 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 oz sweet...
| Jun 23, 2013
In the middle of the day I drove to the middle of nowhere, where I had to wait until midafternoon.
If I'd had a stack of novels I might have read one. If I had the ability, I might have written one.
Instead, I went shopping. Middle Nowhere has a...
| 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 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Gluten-free has become a serious eating choice for many, not only those diagnosed with celiac disease but also people who are sensitive to wheat products. There are many books out on the subject. What sets "Weeknight Gluten-Free" apart from the others...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Charred Corn Tacos With Radish Zucchini Slaw combines the crunch of grilled corn with herbs and spring radishes. The dish is topped off with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and creamy cheese. Locally fresh sweet corn is available from Long & Scott Farms,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The River Room at the Duke of York Hotel in Yorktown will present its third annual Greek Night from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3.
Chef Jimmy Krikales, formerly of Nick’s Seafood Pavilion, will be serving up traditional Greek foods,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
My parents visited Sicily last fall (lucky dogs!) and brought back a wonderful recipe to accompany any main dish at dinner. I've riffed on the combination of blood oranges, mint and red onion, and added my own spin. The results? Shockingly good in color...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of slightly bitter escarole and radicchio, but any type of salad greens will work.
Chicken and White Bean Salad
Makes 4 servings, about 2 cups each....
| Apr 14, 2013
It's spring; time to plan the extravagant garden. I always go for some English fantasy with pleached hornbeam walls, mazes carved from boxwood and tall topiary sculpted into hound and hare, then neglected, Edward Gorey style. A gothic mystery in green....
| Apr 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Four Café in Eagle Rock feels a little like walking into a pal's kitchen. (OK, if your pal had a glass dessert case and a cash register right by the kitchen door.) The vibe is friendly and relaxed and the locavore food is worth lingering over.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month in April (yes, this is a thing,) The Counter offers five specialty sandwiches throughout the month, featuring a different creation each week. All are priced at $7.
The Greek (April 1...
| Mar 30, 2013
Pizza may be the best known and best loved flatbread in the world, but there are plenty more delicious additions to the flatbread canon. Just pick up a copy of Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Daguid's "Flatbreads & Flavors" to learn more. Or head into any Middle...