With a wink and a 'yasssss,' Lazarus Lynch brings soul food to the Snapchat generation

Lazarus Lynch with his curry chicken. (Photo by Jesse Dittmar for The Washington Post)

When Lazarus Lynch's debut cookbook came out last month, he slipped into an electric-blue-and-purple wig, a checkered trench coat and leather pants, and took to the streets.

When the fridge is (almost) empty, this Japanese pancake comes to the rescue

Okonomiyaki with Smoked Tofu (Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post)

I've had it lots of ways, but the common denominator, and the reason I keep coming back, is its irresistible combination of creamy and crunchy textures.

Outer Light Brewing Co. offers organic beer

Groton-based Outer Light Brewing Company has released Outsider Organic India Pale Ale, which they say, to their knowledge, is the first certified organic beer released by a Connecticut brewery. Outer Light Brewing Company was certified organic by Baystate Organic Certifiers in...

What our critics had to say about Anthony J's, Grano Arso, and Liv's Shack

Anthony J's 'L' Salad
(Ann Baldelli/Special to The Day)

Anthony J’s 6 Holmes St., Mystic (860) 536-0448 www.anthonyjsbistro.com Whenever I write a food review, I hear from people after about their opinions of the restaurant. Some of those people I know, and some are...

Ham salad, a retro throwback, keeps its cool by losing the mayo

Ham salad with chips (Washington Post photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg; food styling by Bonnie S. Benwick/The Washington Post)

Picnic salads, such as egg salad and ham salad, tuna salad and chicken salad, are welcome bring-alongs to office lunches, outdoor get-togethers and cookouts.





Creatures of habit

We learn by repetition. But no matter how much I learn, I seem to always forget more.

Rick's List — Plane-Towed Banner Edition

In the summer, especially on holidays like July 4th, Labor Day and National Humidity Day, when the beaches are packed with folks whose only focus is not on having fun but rather on stuff like where to get the best insurance deals, I always look...


Upcoming concerts and shows

Twenty One Pilots — Oct. 17 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $74.75-$94.75

Nick Kroll — Sept. 28 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $40, $48

Anuel AA — Dec. 15 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday; $50.50-$140.50

Johnny A, Kasim Sulton — Oct. 3 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $40

Ray LaMontagne — Oct. 11 at Providence Performing Arts Center; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$99.50

Louie Anderson, Rita Rudner — Oct. 12 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$99.50