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Cook on a Whim: Pear and Prosciutto Bundles

To make these elegant bites, you need pears, thinly sliced prosciutto, cheese of your choice (brie or blue would be my top choices) and some honey that we will infuse with thyme and black pepper.

Cook on a Whim: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Be warned: If you leave these sitting on the counter, they might not make it to dinner. Maybe we should call this one an appetizer and not a side dish? 

The Latest Dish: L’Annexe, the Ardent, Yria, Papadakis, More

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Eric Eden and David Deshaies of Unconventional Diner plan to open The Ardent, a 10,000-square-foot Mediterranean restaurant, at...

Area Restaurateurs Face ‘Politics on the Plate’  

Q&A Cafe host Carol Joynt chatted with prominent local restaurateurs — Fiola, Fiola Mare and Sfoglina co-owner Maria Trabocchi; Cafe Milano manager Laurent Menoud;...

Whole Foods Closure Due to ‘Act of God’?

Both parties, the store and the building owner, stand to lose millions of dollars in rent — paid, delayed and retroactive — and legal fees if the other side prevails. 

Cook on a Whim: Chocolate Ganache-Filled Jack-o’-Lantern Cookies

This cookie dough is soft and buttery and uses only brown sugar, so you can imagine how delicious. Well, then we add cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and vanilla.

Cook on a Whim: Spiced Rye Waffles with Roasted Apple Topping

Full of the coziest fall spices, these waffles are the perfect weekend breakfast for these crisp, cool mornings.

Cocktail of the Month: The Boulevardier

In Poland, bison grass vodka is most commonly served with apple juice in a cocktail called the Tatanka. If the name of this drink rings a bell, you can thank Kevin Costner.

Cook on a Whim: Moldovan Borscht (Chicken and Vegetable Soup)

Regardless of its origins and history, this soup is delicious, healthy and comforting — hearty enough for a cold winter night, but light enough for warmer months, too. It’ll cure what ails ya.

The Latest Dish

Curt Large of Roofers Union, Geoff Dawson of Tin Shop, Franklin Hall and TallBoy and Ryan Seelbach of Takoda and Cortez plan to open...