Doug Sanicola and xxxxx enjoy some male bonding after preparing a delicious turkey with the help of the Big Green Egg.
Man found out millennia ago that meat tastes better cooked, but only more recently did the same species discover that cooked meat and a host of other items that can be smoked, seared, grilled, roasted or baked — from pizza dough and cookies to pulled pork — taste better on a Big Green Egg. That’s […]
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What is life without dessert? The Dessert Shoppe on Bonita in San Dimas makes speciality cheescakes, cream puffs and just about any other delectable treat you can imagine. Ain’t life sweet!
Edward Mac eats dog food. But before thinking the worst – that this 26-year-old is starving or has fallen on hard times — consider what’s been on his menu lately: The All-American Breakfast, with eggs, sweet potatoes, uncured applewood-smoked bacon, parmesan, parsley, organic garlic and bone mean; Hunter’s Delight with venison, potatoes, pears and carrots; […]
Last week, baseball tryouts were canceled at high schools and Little Leagues across the Southland, washed out by an unremitting and unrelenting series of Pacific storms. Perhaps, no one felt more frustrated than a couple of La Verne fathers, Deron Marquez and John Carranza, whose dream is to open an indoor Frozen Ropes (www.frozenropes.com) baseball […]
Linda Wilkinson is downsizing. The magnificent backyard of her 20-plus room modern Colonial estate on Old Ranch Road in La Verne that has hosted so many weddings and fundraisers over the years will be replicated on a smaller scale in her new Third Street restaurant called Chases, expected to open in December or January. The […]
Call him “The Kernel” or the “The King of Pop.” John Norman doesn’t much care about titles. He’s too busy selling kettle popcorn to notice. By the hundreds and thousands, people line up for his deliciously addictive sweet and salty popcorn at Knott’s Berry Farm, San Manuel, the California Speedway and a dozen other big-ticket […]
If you find your small business is directionless, going nowhere, spinning its wheels, not making any headway, drifting aimlessly, or simply out of your control, it’s time to “Make-it-Fly.” Offered locally by Dianne Ochoa and Wade Sorolo, members of the La Verne Chamber of Commerce, Make-it-Fly is a powerful business development program designed to give […]
Take your first step into Massage Envy, and you realize you’re not in Kansas anymore … or even La Verne. From head to toe, Massage Envy’s design and décor are divine — a peaceful, professional place accented in purple and maize that welcomes you to the endless therapeutic and stress-relieving benefits of massage therapy. Massage […]