| Feb 16, 2013
The prepared food vendors at local farmers markets cater to a world of tastes and ethnicities, from Filipino balut to halal shawarma, but until recently none served observant Jews who follow kosher dietary laws. It fell to a secular Jew, Michele Grant,...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Greatness is a tough gig. Now that President Obama has been sworn in for a second term, people are asking what he wants his legacy to be. Perhaps Obama asks himself: How will people remember me? This "me" component is alien to greatness and...
| Jan 13, 2013
Jennifer Meyer wears her jewelry in the shower. And she's built a business on that idea.
"I don't want you to take your jewelry off. I want it to become a part of you," says the designer over lunch, sweeping her hand across the subtle gold pieces on her...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:46 AM
We are greeted with another sunny Seattle morning, as the chefs debrief on the prior elimination. Josh confesses he isn’t the least bit disappointed in John Tesar’s departure, while Stefan is shown looking despondently off on the horizon as he...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Canter's deli, which opened in Boyle Heights in 1931 and moved to the Fairfax District in 1953, was once primarily a place of corned beef and pastrami. But since the 1990s, the menu has shifted with the tastes of the diner's customers, making it a sort of...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:03 AM
For those who prefer holiday music that's performed at a high artistic level, this will be a noteworthy weekend – as well as an historic one.
Specifically, a Christmas-music tradition in Chicago is coming to an end, while a Hanukkah musical...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Josh Marcus is single-handedly returning Jewish deli food to its roots. Homemade. Artisanal. Not produced in some commissary and reheated like much of today's deli fare.
He cures his own salmon and his own pastrami in a 14-day process. He makes pickles,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hanukkah begins at sundown Saturday, and the Isle Casino and Racing is offering distinctive holiday dishes in Myron’s Delicatessen and the Farmer's Pick Buffet.
Myron's offerings run from noon until 9 p.m. and Farmer’s Pick Buffet's are...
| Nov 15, 2012
Q: Could I get a recipe for a good Italian wedding soup? Thanks very much. — Ellie Daniels, Parkland
A: To answer Ellie's question, I reached out to chef-owner Andrew Bernardo, of Talia's Tuscan Table (4070 N. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton, 561-362-...