Monthly Archives: December 2011

Palate Pleasing Pop-ups

By Lisa Mouhibian Pop-ups are similar to the in-home dinner model, but pop up in borrowed restaurants, often on short notice. Said to have been originated in Los Angeles by Chef Ludo Lefebvre (who claims his famous LudoBites has evolved into more of a “touring restaurant”), some amazing meals by creative chefs are being served […]

Walnuts’ Anti-Cancer Effect

To rev up your defense against breast cancer, reach for a handful of walnuts each day. In a new studyfrom Nutrition and Cancer, mice that munched on walnuts daily developed breast cancer at less than half the rate of mice given a walnut-free diet. What’s more, the walnut-fed mice had significantly smaller tumors if they […]

Cool to Be Kind

The Kindness Cab delivers a goodwill message — Dan Eldridge

Why We Go Crazy at Christmas

2 girls shopping

The holidays are here, and in addition to festive time spent with family and friends, for most of us it means a small fortune spent on gifts and other non-necessities. Were you tempted by the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales offers? Were some of the sales so good that you veered off your gift […]