Luxury cruise fails surprise health inspection

(CNN) — A surprise inspection by the Centers for Disease Control has resulted in a failing grade for one of the plushest cruise ships afloat. According to a report by the CDC’s Vessel Sanitation Program, the cruise ship Silver Shadow was cited repeatedly for using an “organized effort” to remove 15 trolleys of food from […]

Dining review: Dad’s Kitchen a good Sacramento neighborhood spot

Dad’s Kitchen has many of the trappings of a great neighborhood eatery. It’s unpretentious and very family-friendly, specializing in comfort food – a massive burger crusted with bacon and blue cheese, a hearty plate of spaghetti and meatballs, pork chops topped with apple chutney, bacon-wrapped meatloaf, plenty of sandwiches, well-sourced salads and delicious mashed potatoes. […]

Dining guide: New Year’s Eve 2012

Koi’s crispy rice is addictive all by itself, but it comes topped with Kobe beef, yellowtail tartare, or here, spicy tuna. By Allison Duck (contact) Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 | 2 a.m. It’s time to ring in another year and what better way to do it than with a memorable meal. Various restaurants off and on […]