Tag: restaurants

Chefs’ Latest Vegetable Obsession? The Easter Bunny Would Approve.

by in Trends, April 18, 2014

They simmer in stocks, accentuate pot roast and stand in as a crunchy, good-for-you snack between meals. But in the hands of deft chefs, taken-for-granted carrots are fast becoming the highlight of the dinner table. “Carrots have a nice bright flavor, sweet, with the slightest bit of bitterness and astringency,” says Rob Marzinsky, executive chefRead more

5 Restaurant Ruses to Watch Out For

by in Healthy Tips, January 13, 2014

A recent survey found that Americans eat 4.8 meals a week at restaurants instead of at home — which means we all have several opportunities to get duped into eating too much and making poor choices. And many times, the restaurants themselves are conspiring against our diet and our health. Here are five tricks toRead more

5 Scary High-Calorie Menu Items

by in Dining Out, October 29, 2012

Like many of you, I check the nutrition facts on menus when I’m out to eat. Every so often I come across such high calorie menu items that it makes me shake in my boots! Check out these 5 top pick plus see which restaurant wins our scariest calorie award!

What To Order: The 5 Healthiest Restaurant Pasta Dinners

by in Dining Out, February 24, 2012

Pasta is a popular choice for diners, but sensible restaurant pasta dishes are hard to come by. We scanned restaurant menus to find some reasonable choices.

What To Order: The 5 Healthiest Restaurant Chicken Dinners

by in Dining Out, June 27, 2011

This new series focuses on finding the healthiest options when dining out. We’re starting out with one of the most popular items on the menu—chicken. Here are our top 5 picks.