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  • The entrance to the Sinatra restaurant in Las Vegas
    Sinatra in Las Vegas
    Sinatra in Las Vegas, the restaurant, is an appropriately Vegas-style, well, contemporary Vegas-style tribute to the singer who is still equated with the raffish, heady days of the city as it grew into a gambling and entertainment Mecca....
  • Legal Sea Foods
    Legal Sea Foods Kicks off the New Year with The Shrimp Classic
    WHAT: The award-winning restaurant, Legal Sea Foods, invites guests to take part in its Shrimp Classic. Beginning January 14ththrough February 10th, three of Legal Sea Foods’ Washington area restaurants are celebrating all things shrimp with...
  • Joe Fish
    Rosebud restaurants open for Christmas and New Year's: 20-pound lobster anyone?
    An array of Chicago's own Rosebud restaurants offers seats at their cozy tables this holiday season. With several Rosebud locations in the city and suburbs open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can treat friends and family to the tasty...
  • Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition
    Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition hearkens back to speak-easy days
    I like scotch. Single malts such as Auchentoshan (read my review)can be most enjoyable. But recently I tasted Cutty Sark's Prohibition Edition blended scotch whisky and am unquestionably a fan. This blend is made and bottled to recall the...
  • Verde Pizza - Baltimore
    Dishing on the Baltimore restaurant scene: Family Meal, Bagby Pizza, Ryleigh’s
    A recent visit to Washington DC for a private party hosted by www.StarChefs.com, a precursor to their Rising Star Gala, was held at Chef Bryan Voltaggio’s Range restaurant. Chef Voltaggio, definitely qualifies as a ‘star chef’...
  • Miller's Pub in Chicago, Ill.
    Miller's Pub still has what it takes in Chicago's Loop
    Miller's Pub is going strong. After a stay at Chicago's Palmer House Hilton, a visit to the restaurant, which opened in 1935, proved it still has what it takes. Since my days as an evening student at Roosevelt University, I've always...
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    Mars Cafe owners to open Mars Coffee Bar; Chef Sam Auen readies for two openings
    The owners of Mars Cafe (Mark Movic, Angela Johnson, Amedeo Rossi, Justin Schoen, and Daniel Bosman) announced yesterday that they will be opening a second location in late March of next year. Mars Coffee Bar will go in at 505 East 5th Street,...
  • Commonwealth Tavern
    New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at Commonwealth Tavern in Roscoe Village
    At Commonwealth Tavern in Chicago’s Roscoe Village, the concept merges local-sustainable, sophisticated food with a sports bar. The menu sources from River Valley Ranch for greens and mushrooms, Ellis Family Farms for fruit, and Slagel...
  • NYE 2014
    New Year's Eve 2014 Dinners
    If you’re looking for a scrumptious meal to ring in the New Year, you have plenty of options. From sushi, to pizza, to elegant prix fixe menus, San Diego is rolling out its best cuisine this holiday. Take a gander at this list, to find the...
  • whole foods buche de noel
    Whole Foods Market news: lobster special, holiday selections, and raffle prizes
    Whole Foods Market in Northern California, including stores in Santa Cruz and Capitola, has lots of selections for the 2014 holiday season including food and gifts. Also, just for today, Friday, Dec. 19, the Capitola and Santa Cruz locations are...
  • A taste of Maryland wines for the holidays
    The perfect holiday gift for the wine enthusiast
    Whether you are a holiday gift procrastinator, the conscientious gift giver finding the ideal gift for friend or family or blinded by all the choices – look no further for that special gift for the person who loves wines, enjoys tasting...
  • Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Peshawar Attack
    Dear Pakistan: I'm Sorry.
    Dear Pakistan,I have very few memories of you. I guess the main reason is that mine was a developing cranium storing new information and blurring the old. I left a bit early and didn’t hold you close enough to my bosom to maintain but a few,...
  • We like all kinds of Mexican food in Houston....
    Uberrito….It’s just Mission Burrito
    In case you are wondering what this new sign, Überrito, is doing where Mission Burrito used to be, it’s that Mission Burrito is now called Überrito. It’s the same thing with a new name, which was mandated after Mission Burrito lost a...
  • Man and Fire
    The Evolution of Coctivors and the Art of COOKING
    In his TED talk, Watzke (2010) explains that we should call ourselves Coctivors (from coquere, Latin for 'to cook') rather than vegetarians, carnivores or omnivores; as we are the animals who live on cooked food. He elaborates further that our...
  • Chef Jake Addeo
    Jake Addeo Named Executive Chef at Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca
    Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2014)-Ashok Bajaj is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Addeo as the new executive chef of his award-winning Italian restaurant, Bibiana-Osteria Enoteca, located at 1100 New York Ave, NW, (entrance on...