In general, dads don't like stuff and they're not fond of holidays or emotional displays. So if you must acknowledge Father's Day, forget the maudlin speeches, the sappy cards and for God's sake forgo the new tie. Most fathers are foodists at heart, be it gourmand or gourmet, so get him a treat to e ... More >>
You've heard of "Pay it don't say it"? This year, how about applying that principle to Valentine's Day goodies? If you really love your significant other, surely you can afford to spend several hundred dollars on chocolates or a fancy cake? Look at it this way: It's way cheaper than an engagement ri ... More >>
If you're the sort of chocolate lover who loses sleep over things like M&M's melting in your pocket, or the fate of that bar of Godiva you left in the back seat of your car, the folks at Cadbury have come up with something just for you. (And maybe the military.)
Apparently the chocolate company's R ... More >>
That proverbial kid in a candy shop would have fought like crazy to get into last night's grand opening of Charm City Cakes West. The slightly older party crowd could take all they wanted from a massive display of Godiva cake truffles -- hundreds of them.
Introduced Sept. 1, the truffles are the la ... More >>
On Tuesday night, Cinefamily screened G.L.O.W.: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, a documentary on the low-budget, female version of the WWF that ran from 1986 to 1990.
"Everybody thought G.L.O.W. was about sex," said the show's director Matt Cimber. "But it wasn't at all. The sex was ... More >>
S. BonarMr. Bear keeps Godiva's 15-piece assortment in a red satin box (left) away from See's traditional red heart with assorted chocolates.This week's pre-Valentine's Day Food Fight pits a cute little mom-and-son candy shop against a sophisticated European chocolatier. This well-matched bou ... More >>
Halloween is not supposed to be cute. Scary, yes. Creepy, yes. Death-obsessed, yes. Still, cute Halloween goodies abound. Adorable Frankensteins, precious zombies, ticklish vampires with candy corn teeth and ghosts that would make Casper look like a crank. What the $%^#!@! is going on? Here are five ... More >>
Lina LecaroDance floor fatales at Colony
One of the best things about Grammy Party Weekend? Getting to check out the velvet roped dens du jour one might not frequent in Hollywood in fell swoop. Most pre-Grammy events this year were at the newest and nicest swankpits in town (Roxbury, Supper ... More >>
These days, every time we walk into a supermarket, pharmacy or even drive past certain intersections of town, we're faced with an explosion of red and pink, well, everything: "Be My Valentine" cards, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, fake long-stem roses, and endless tins of ... More >>
A little booze always makes those awkward family gatherings go smoother. (Note: A little booze.) If you are looking for a last-minute holiday gift, look no further. These liquors and liqueurs are delicious, straight-up or a part of a festive cocktail. Happy Boozemas!
Mariah Swan, pastry chef at both of Neal Fraser's restaurants, BLD and Grace, had an epiphany last year. Why not take a childhood favorite, milkshakes, and make it more grown up by adding alcohol? Thus Milkshake Madness was born at BLD, held the last Sunday of every month.
Swan transforms classic ... More >>
Sick of the post-Emmys coverage yet?
Even if you only a watched a smidge of the entertainment shows the past two days, you know more than enough.
Where to get knockoffs of Emmy dresses: ABS and Faviana. (They look cheap to me).
What was bleeped from the telecast ("god-damn" and "screw"). (Oy vey).
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