Eschewing the downhome look and feel of many barbeque places—don’t look for ribs and white bread served on a piece of wax paper here—True BBQ …
At the newly opened Latitudes Waterfront Dining at Marina Shores, Executive chef Dave Hemdal mixes more than three decades of working in resta…
The culinary partnership between Joe Scalzo, owner of Ciao Bella in Schererville and the restaurant’s executive chef, Luis Hernandez, began ye…
I had always wanted to go. Then the ads pushed me, inescapably, in the right direction.
In the lushness of autumn, the farms bordering Lake Michigan in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan abound with a cornucopia of fresh fru…
Enjoying the kitchen craft is one of Missy Lavender's favorite pastimes.
1 1/2 cups egg substitute
We generally assume two things about salsa that we shouldn't.
The merry, magical land of Oz came to life at one of Chicago's iconic hotels.
Diners who have a taste for everything from pizza to pasta, seafood, entree salads or broasted chicken will find all of that and more on the m…
Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the …
Wouldn't you love to start your day with something tastier and more substantial than that all-too-typical bowl of cold cereal?
With summer at its peak, it's time to move beyond grilled burgers and cold corporate brewed beer by taking it up a couple of notches and then …
Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Cherries and Shallots
Fruit lovers know mid-summer brings blueberries to the forefront.
Sure they're safe to eat but we don't often munch on them; instead we push them aside to get to the main course. But edible flowers come in al…
1/4 cup light sour cream
Strawberry season is upon the Region. Produce fans will find there are many opportunities to pick and purchase the juicy red fruit.
2 cups 2 percent reduced-fat milk
When chefs develop standout recipes for special wine dinner menus, a blend of artistic and even scientific factors come into play.
Mike and Karen Jesso have been offering creative Italian recipes to dining fans for nearly three decades.
For Chris Lemmon, stepping into the kitchen is a real joy.
Preservation is a way of capturing the tastes of the seasons at a time when food is at its peak and in abundance.
Mini Frittatas with Ham and Cheese
Diners looking for a relaxing yet convivial atmosphere along with a menu featuring a fine selection of steaks, chops and seafood will be more …
With the rise of consumer interest in various DIY projects in the last decade, creativity in the food arts continues to grow.
Mango Rice Salad with Grilled Shrimp
The James Beard Foundation announced that its awards ceremony honoring the best chefs and restaurants is moving to Chicago after 24 years in N…
Simply put, bourbon belongs in barbecue sauce.
1/2 cup diced red onion
Fresh, quality ingredients, innovative preparations and a chef-driven menu star at Sage Restaurant in Chesterton.
Big news for foodies!
While the Mag Mile, Millennium Park and Navy Pier never seem to get old, try somewhere new this summer while visiting Chicago and discover the…
Dining through a program at one of the area's culinary or hospitality programs means getting the experience of a fine dining, downtown-caliber…
Bernacchi helped orchestrate the Lazy Perch restaurant's opening this January and now works as an executive chef.
Actress Christina Nieves doesn't mind experimenting in the kitchen.
Freddy's Steak House has been a Northwest Indiana culinary mainstay for the last five decades.
The flavors of China are varied with each region of the country offering up its own signature cuisine.
2 teaspoons olive oil
How many breakfasts in bed does it take for a mom to get sick of breakfast in bed on Mother's Day?
Lasagna isn't typically associated with Mother's Day, but it is the dish that inspired us this year as we searched for a fresh way to offer Mo…
When the Zac Brown Band hits the road, they take their instruments, amps and 54-foot custom food truck called "Cookie."
The secret to this simple Mother's Day dessert is frozen puff pastry. It is easy to work with and bakes up into a deliciously flaky pastry.
Mother's Day is right around the corner. In celebration of the big day next Sunday, it's the perfect time to encourage mom to step out of the …
Bombers BBQ in Munster has been heating up the local culinary scene for nearly a year now.
Tabor Hill Winery and Restaurant, tucked among the glacial-cut rolling hillsides, has been one of the region's best-known wineries and most po…
Now hops are used for creating the ever increasing demand for artisan microbrews.
Gone are the days where a typical mug should be used for beer, and a simple stemmed glass should be chosen for wine.