| May 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table.
Protein that stacks up
Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Forget Rosso Italia's difficult-to-find location inside the Wyndham Garden Hotel. Forget that the field of Italian restaurants in Boca Raton is mighty crowded. Because behind the doors of Rosso is a sleek, stylish restaurant with the kind of simple but...
| Jan 16, 2013
I've heard it happen a number of times. When people first learn of the Meatloaf Bakery in Lincoln Park, they ask, "There's a meatloaf bakery?" It is as if the idea that the quintessential comfort food could actually be the basis of a whole shop is...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:58 AM
We approached Native Foods Café with a bit of trepidation because our previous encounters with faux meats had been regrettable. However, word-of-mouth has been very good for this casual vegan restaurant, so we headed for the Camp in Costa Mesa and...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Sunday, April 7
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, April 8
Boyne City Rotary Club...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The Hollywood Diner reopened with a new operator in early November. The diner, which is owned by the city of Baltimore, is in great shape. The tile floors are shining and the chrome is gleaming.
The diner, which was built on New York's Long Island,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Cañada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The coincidence was positively delicious.
Shortly after Swedish furniture seller Ikea found itself, shall we say, saddle-deep in a saucy mess that featured rac-ier red meat in its Swedish meatballs than you'd normally get from the average European cow,...
| 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 20, 2013
| 10:20 AM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Dubliner Irish Pub
210 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-1213, Sub-Culture.org
After eight years of bringing live music and plenty of Guinness to Mizner Park in Boca Raton, Dubliner's...
| Apr 25, 2013
There are many things I don't understand about the restaurant business. I don't see why small plates are "shareable." I don't get the appeal of communal tables. And I don't understand why Storefront Company isn't crowded all the time.
| May 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Food Network personality Donatella Arpaia has her life scheduled to the minute.
After all, these days the 41-year-old restaurateur has a lot on her plate.
When she’s not opening up a restaurant, whipping up some of her award-winning meatballs,...