| May 27, 2009
Dear SOS: I am a huge fan of cioppino and have tried many versions in restaurants far and wide. But the best Italian fish stew I have ever tasted (which I don't think would qualify as cioppino, as it didn't have a tomato-based sauce) was served by a...
| Nov 26, 2008
The restaurant at the fabled Chateau Marmont, the towering emblem of Old Hollywood that has sat perched above Sunset since 1929, has had its ups and downs through the years. It was up -- way up -- when Mohammad Islam was the chef. Now he's gone (back to...
| Oct 1, 2008
Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus braising and chilling time for the pork.
Note: Adapted from Chef Judy Han of Mendocino Farms Sandwiches & Marketplace in Los Angeles. The restaurant uses Kurobuta pork belly, also known as Berkshire or...
| Sep 30, 2009
As we squeak past the last days of summer, it's never too late to make one more trip to the beach. Dinner at the Sunset on Zuma Beach could be just the right antidote to stave off the inevitable sadness as fall comes on with its shorter days and longer...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:12 AM
720 South Bar and Grill
720 South Michigan Avenue
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Cucumber-Fennel-Radish-Slaw, Horseradish Aioli
Ingredients:Worcestershire 1# jumbo lump crab meat, cleaned &...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Need reasons to wake up early?
Zimzala, a laid-back bar and eatery at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, just debuted a grab-and-go breakfast/coffee shop called Zim a Go Go. It is open from 6 to 11 a.m. and offers items like breakfast burritos,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week 2012 is on its way. This year's promotion runs from Jan. 20 through Jan. 29, 2012, and there are a couple of switch-ups. Participating restaurants can now offer a three-course dinner for either $30.12 or $20.12 (but not...
| Jan 5, 2012
Burgers, you've come a long way, baby.
Sure, there's been a veritable explosion of burger joints in the Hartford area the past few years. But few have taken it to the level of indulgent detail at Burger Baby, the city's first modern burger bar. The...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Celebrate the grand opening of Beauty Cirque at the OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
You can meet owner and founder Rianna Loving, receive a gift with a purchase and enjoy cocktails. The beauty and grooming shop for men and...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
The slogan that Big Daddy's Fire Grill plasters on its menu doesn't offer much hope. “We put excitement between your buns,” the words blare over a photograph of a silver-eyeshadowed woman getting ready to bite into a massive burger. The man in...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...