| Oct 28, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Guest poster John Lindner expresses my potluck anxiety much better than I could. I want people to be impressed by what I bring, I just don't feel like spending time cooking for the peons my neighbors, who would just as......
| Jun 11, 2009
Before anything else, I want to say right away that this place makes the best sweet and savory muffins I think I've ever had. Really, really great muffins.
When Nicole and Peter Selhorst opened Lauraville's Red Canoe Bookstore five years ago, there were,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:52 AM
You can track the development of Hubbly Bubbly Falafel Shop, one of Orlando's newest restaurants on Facebook. The College Park eatery is renovating and moving into the space formerly occupied by Blackwater Bar-B-Q at 3405 Edgewater Drive. The casual...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Vassilis Coumbaros brought family recipes from Athens, Greece when he moved to the United States in 2000. About six months ago, Coumbaros used those recipes to create Healthy Greek Eats, which produces meze: products such as hummus, tzatziki, Greek yogurt...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria.
Large windows overlook...
| Mar 14, 2013
In the beginning, it was just the two of them: Falah Tabahi and his wife, Asma, a couple of Jordanian immigrants trying to make a go of a small Middle Eastern restaurant in Skokie called Pita Inn.
Back then, Falah himself cooked all the food —...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Nestled in a tiny storefront on Balboa Island is a new and charming, romantic little bistro called Trattoria Mediterranean. It is a treasure box, with its candlelit atmosphere, the sound of trickling water from the fountain on the terrace and the wrought-...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:49 AM
A chef from Universal City Walk is getting public school kids to eat quinoa.
The "Keen What Wrap?." which is made of quinoa, yellow and red peppers and hummus, was served to Camelot Elementary School students with positive results on Friday as part of...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's nearly summer, and that means picnic season (or, depending on where you live, you might call your outdoor gathering a barbecue or cookout). I love the traditional foods of summer: burgers and dogs, creamy salads, rich desserts. Unfortunately, these...
| May 23, 2013
As legends go in Chicago restaurant kitchens, Majed Diab resides in the deep underground, though within the Middle Eastern community he's something of a minor celebrity. In the 1980s he opened The Nile near 63rd Street and Kedzie Avenue , launched its...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
1561 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, (203) 220-9700, erensgrill.com
If you've forgotten that Ottoman cuisine is considered one of the three great cuisines, Eren's Grill will make you remember. Though tucked away in an easily...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Ethos Vegan Kitchen, a consistent go-to place for those who follow a strict vegan diet, has settled nicely into its new location in Winter Park, and quality home-style fare is still the mainstay of the menu created by husband-and-wife team Kelly and Laina...