| Nov 27, 2008
With a name that conjures up white tablecloths, lobster tanks and snooty waiters, Sapore di Mare sounds a lot fancier than it is. It's not fancy at all, and that is its greatest strength. Sapore di Mare is the kind of place you'd come to when nobody feels...
| Oct 2, 2008
Fins on the Square takes over the old Rick's Cafe Americain space on Canton Square from Granite Bar and Grille, which tried to make it with a (tired) industrial theme, a concept that lasted less than two years. Fins, under the same ownership, is going...
| Oct 5, 2008
Over the years, a few brave souls have opened restaurants in Little Italy that aren't Italian - not many, but some. India Rasoi and Mo's Seafood come to mind.
I can see why it might be tempting. You're guaranteed there will be a lot of foot traffic...
| Jul 24, 2008
Think back to another time, Canton in the late 1990s. We thought morning would never come, and the next shooter was always the best one, because we knew we'd still get up in time for Tae Bo class. Somehow we always ended up at the Gin Mill, probably...
| Jun 14, 2009
When people ask me to recommend a French restaurant in the area, I never think of Crepe du Jour. I didn't realize until I ate there recently how much the Mount Washington creperie, which started as a cart in the Village Square at Cross Keys, had turned...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An environmental group said Wednesday it has sued the federal government, contending that recently established regulations for ships to treat ballast water before releasing it into U.S. waterways aren't strong enough to...
| Jul 21, 2013
Mitchell's Fish Market splashed onto the scene in 2010 with a nicely restrained nautical motif and an informal yacht-club tone. The menu's signatures were straightforward seafood and beef and humongous desserts such as a towering seven-layer carrot cake...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Q: I'm wondering if you could locate a recipe from Pistache French Bistro for me? I get their Moules Frites "Mariniere" every time I'm there with a glass of Rosé. It brings me back to the summers I spent in the south of France. I would love to know how to...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Divers and scientists who combed a section of northern Lake Michigan for a 17th century shipwreck have retrieved a wooden beam that could belong to the long-lost Griffin, expedition leaders said Wednesday.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A lot of words have been used to describe L2O — minimalist, compelling, any superlative you care to name — but until recently, playful was not among them.
But the ascendancy of chef Matthew Kirkley at this highly regarded restaurant —...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fresh-cooked pasta tossed with olive oil, basil, garlic and tomatoes ... local fish grilled with lemon and capers ... fresh figs and pistachios for dessert ... a glass of red wine ... Sounds easy and delicious, right? This style of eating is the very...