| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Aladdin Halal Restaurant and Pizzeria
544 Deming Road, Berlin, (860) 829-8284, aladdinhalal.com
In this age of mega-marketing, cross-platform leveraging and multimedia blitzes, most businesses find a million ways to shove their products down our...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:19 AM
From sliced bread to wraps to sandwich thins, there’s no shortage of bread options when it comes to making a sandwich. But some are better than others when it comes to fiber-rich whole grains, and many options that seem oh-so-nutritious really...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:44 AM
- 1. Protein/Dairy
- 2. Whole grain
- 3. Fruit/Veggie
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Soy burger and low fat cheese ||
wheat bun ||
lettuce/tomato and 100% juice blend ||
Mozzarella cheese ||
Whole grain English muffin...
| Jul 2, 2012
Negev Desert, Israel — It was night in the Negev Desert, and our bus driver Mich'ael had just turned onto a narrow dirt road. I was on Day 6 of a 10-day culinary Birthright trip and was exhausted.
My 29 colleagues and I had spent the earlier part...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:35 PM
Lauraday Kelley Talks about How Healthy Foods Could Hurt your Weight Loss Efforts
Mindless snacking is a habit and behavior that can wreak havoc when trying to lose weight. Even healthy snacks, like nuts, hummus and low calorie ice cream treats, have...
| May 13, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I began my "Great Old Broad"...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
This list is not all-inclusive.
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Andrei's Conscious Cuisine is unusual in several ways.
For starters, it is a not-for-profit restaurant that donates funds to the Andrei Foundation, named after Andrei Olenicoff, the owner's brother, who died in a car accident at age 32. The foundation...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Avocado Goat Cheese Dip
3 ripe avocados
2 gloves minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
4 ounces cream cheese
4 ounces goat cheese
2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
1. Mix all ingredients at once with a large spoon or hand-mixer in a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:15 AM
We're no strangers to the constant struggle between wanting to eat something on the go and not wanting to further clog your arteries or give McDonald's any more American dollars. If a cheap, healthy and portable meal sounds like what you're looking for,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Stout Barrel House & Galley
642 North Clark Street
For more about the restaurant:
2 racks of lamb
1 cup yogurt
1 cup creme fraiche
1/2 English cucumber, small...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Sunrise Pita and Grill was the perfect spot to discover on the week of Yom Kippur. At this restaurant, you can get a bellyful of kosher food that will leave you satisfied while leaving your wallet similarly stuffed.
Open since 1988, Sunrise Pita sits...