Ultimate Ears has launched a new portable speaker, the UE BOOM, which the Logitech-owned audio company claims is no normal Bluetooth gadget but in fact the “first social music player.” The cylindrical BOOM can run for up to 15 hours on its internal battery, while the fabric outer skin is waterproof for use poolside. However, ...
(2 days ago)
Chasu tacos at Spirit House Johnny Lee cooks kurobuta pork shoulder sous-vide to get the firm yet melting texture that he likes, and he pats his tortillas to order. They're pretty good, those chashu tacos. You'll like them. And nobody's saying you can't get the tako fries too, even though they are kind of a pain to make. Another reason: The specialty of the house seems to be...
(15 days ago)
For decades, the world has had a guilty obsession with gadget watches. Ever since the days of Dick Tracy, we've fantasized about jamming phones, TVs, radios, computers and every other functional gadget into a small, wrist-friendly watch. Despite the rise of super-thin, portable smartphones and tablets, some people (and manufacturers) are still bent on finding the perfect...
(2 months and 22 days ago)
The Carms. “I’m going to try not to sous vide anything over there ... It takes some of the love out of cooking, for me. It takes out some of the fire and smells and caramelization. Some things are just better roasted in a pan.” —Chef Andrew Carmellini has effectively "banned" the use of plastic bags for cooking foods at Lafayette, his new restaurant that's expected to...
(2 months and 12 days ago)
Dustin Haberer has recently been named sous chef at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research conference center in Danville.
(2 months and 8 days ago)
Amendment 64 legalized recreational marijuana use in Colorado but the law is still fuzzy on what is allowed and what isn't. Police say trading pot for cash is illegal.
(2 months and 16 days ago)
If the executive chef is a sorcerer, casting culinary spells to create magic in the kitchen, the sous chef is the sorcerer's apprentice — an understudy to the star, an unsung hero behind the melt-in-your mouth, gourmet creation that arrives at your table.
(1 month and 16 days ago)
A ground-breaking gadget has been launched to help savers on the brink of retirement squeeze every drop of income from their pension pot.
(1 month and 12 days ago)
With the portable electronic world growing at a rapid rate, I could write every week about portable power options to keep your devices running. This week's entry is the pocket-sized FatCat mPower Trav
(2 months and 28 days ago)
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