| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:54 AM
It seems there is nothing Dana Goodyear won't put in her mouth. Pig ears, beef hearts, crickets, stink bugs and ox penis are just a few of the things she knowingly chews up and swallows.
In her new book, "Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Mike Tyson made an unexpected splash on Broadway last year with his one-man show, "The Undisputed Truth," directed by Spike Lee, written by Tyson's wife, Kiki, and inspired by Chazz Palminteri's "A Bronx Tale." A film version of the play, taped this...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...
| Dec 15, 2013
Re "FDA to phase out antibiotic use by farms," Dec. 12
Not giving antibiotics to healthy animals is a good first step, but not raising animals for food is an even better solution.
Antibiotic-free or not, meat tends to be high in cholesterol and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
What is a trans fat, and why is it so dangerous that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants it removed from the food supply?
These are just some of the questions on the minds of diners as they digest Thursday’s FDA action. Although...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When the fallen leaves begin to crunch under your boots, you know fall is coming. For many, it's the best time of year. It means back to school, Halloween candy, cozy coats and the return of the coveted Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes. But not if you're...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads.
Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker uses Twitter more than the typical politician.
He tweets cheesy maxims; replies publicly to just about everyone who mentions his name, and relentlessly catalogs his schedule of ribbon cuttings, football games...
| Oct 13, 2013
We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The government shutdown has furloughed federal employees, who’ve been left to figure out how to survive on no paycheck. (Thankfully, there are some good Samaritans out there.)
It’s hurt the economy around D.C., where restaurants and...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
What's an author assigned to sit next to a much more famous person (Gwyneth Paltrow) at a book signing to do? Write about it, of course.
"Due to the inflexibility of the alphabet I had the questionable good fortune to be seated directly beside Gwyneth...