| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:32 AM
Episode two starts off right to the point -- there will be no quickfire this week, we have no time for such nonsense! Right to the elimination challenge, which, if you watched last week's preview (or saw the title of this episode), is no surprise. ...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Smoothies are an easy and healthy breakfast option.
Just throw a few ingredients into your blender and in five minutes you're ready to eat.
Just about every fast food restaurant has caught on to the smoothie fad and added them to menus. If you...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:58 AM
This time of year, when Old Sol is having his way with us, we often turn to the tropics for culinary inspiration. The tropics, that is, of sandy beaches, blue oceans and cooling trade winds making the palm trees sway.
One reason, of course, is our innate...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The Sayers Club, which opened in Hollywood nearly two years ago, is expanding to include a new front room and bar with a menu of pizza, salads and snacks.
The club, which is backed by Sam Nazarian's SBE hospitality group and run by the gregarious and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:44 AM
By Anne-Marie Denicole and Pam Brandon Ah, for the divas, the New Year starts out with lots of promises – and lots of salads. But we don’t always start with lettuce, sometimes a sunny bowl the color of the tropics can be more satisfying....
| Jan 26, 2013
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: Adapted from "Vietnamese Home Cooking" by Charles Phan. Rau ram, also known as Vietnamese coriander and hot mint, is available at Vietnamese and many Asian markets. Fish sauce is...
| Jan 3, 2013
From Phil Vettel
Tagliolini nero, Balena:
Squid-ink pasta, pearl-white crabmeat and vivid-orange sea urchin. A song of the sea.
Duck breast, Baume & Brix:
A slab of sous-vide duck breast topped with crispy skin, brightened with pickled squash ribbons...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Salads get a bad rap. Often the obligatory first course at a dinner, a plate of greens drenched in dressing is easy to overlook. But sometimes, if you get creative, a salad can be the real star of a meal or even a meal in itself.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
5 Bridge Square, Westport, (203) 557-9000, rainbowthaict.com
When someone told me that there was a good Thai restaurant in Westport, I didn't believe it. But it's true. Tucked into Peter's Bridge Corner, not looking like much from the...
| Mar 30, 2013
15 minutes. Makes about 1 cup vinaigrette
1/2 cup fish sauce, preferably Red Boat brand
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons (1 ounce) shrimp paste
7 ounces coconut palm sugar, grated (about 1...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:59 AM
It turned out to be a bummer for a dude who wanted birthday sex -- but got papayas.
When Vero Beach cops responded to a report of a disturbance, they were met by a "very intoxicated" Suzanne Evlarina Wasden, whose pants were partially down exposing...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you were fed infant formula as a baby, or have eaten fast food, breakfast cereal, margarine, frozen yogurt or artificial sweetener, chances are you've consumed genetically modified organisms. GMOs are ubiquitous in the food supply--present in 75 to...