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  • Three Forks Chop House: It's prime territory

    WATCH as prime, aged meats -- steaks from the Midwest, Wagyu beef from Australia, true Kobe from Japan, Colorado lamb chops -- sizzle over an olivewood and charcoal fire. A waiter trots by with someone's "tomahawk," a 23-ounce dry-aged Nebraska rib-eye...
  • Edwards puts on a brave campaign face

    CLEVELAND — John Edwards, the second-try presidential candidate with the third-place campaign, walked on to Mariah Crenshaw's lawn this week, surrounded by a mini-circus of reporters and cameras. The mannequin-perfect looks of 2004 were still...
  • No on Prop. 2

    The egg industry is rife with cruelty to animals. Millions of hens in California are kept in cages so small that every natural instinct is thwarted: They cannot perch, walk or spread their wings. On some farms, cages are stacked and hens on the bottom...
  • Watching L.A. grow

    HER gray hair is piled primly atop her head. She wears a simple print dress, clutches a basket of avocados and demurely casts her eyes away from the camera as if she doesn't know what to do with the attention. The headline explains why: "The fascinating,...
  • Tropical forests: Will the U.S. ride to the rescue?

     
    Saving the rain forest is no longer just about helping such countries as Brazil and Indonesia preserve their exotic fauna and flora. Now it is about benefiting American corporations too. A report released today by a blue-ribbon panel estimates that......
  • Jonathan Safran Foer Q&A: You gonna eat that?

     
    Jonathan Safran Foer asks, what did you do when you learned the truth about eating animals? A take on that truth can be found in his occasionally inspiring, occasionally gruesome book "Eating Animals." It's the first major work of nonfiction......
  • Philip Hersh: My favorite passport stamp in 25 years of globetrotting -- Iran

     
    To mark my quarter-century of roaming the world for the Chicago Tribune, I have -- with help from the newspaper's electronic archives -- embarked on a trip down memory lane for a three-part series in this Blog. The first covered......
  • Book Store Owners Arrested for Selling Radical Literature

     
    “Oh, Man!” by Clare Briggs. Unfortunately, Google maps street view is a little broken at the moment. The area of the Red International Book Shop, 508 S. Maple, is here. Dec. 13, 1919: The Times publishes three stories about arrests involving...
  • Claremont Museum of Art to close doors on Dec. 27

     
    Bowing to continued financial pressure and a lack of donations, the Claremont Museum of Art said today that it would close its doors to the public on Dec. 27 and move its permanent collection to a warehouse. Officials said its......
  • Sepulveda Boulevard is getting some love

     
    When Sepulveda Boulevard's namesake reigned in the 1840s, the present-day road was part of a huge cattle ranch with grazing land and canyons studded with oaks and sycamores. Few motorists who now crawl along the Westside thoroughfare know about Francisco....
  • Wolf attacks on Montana livestock spike, stirring backlash

     
    Gray wolves killed livestock in Montana at the rate of an animal per day in 2009, stirring a backlash against the predators in rural areas and depleting a program that compensates ranchers for their losses. The sharp increase over 2008......