Food & Drink

When the time came to whip up a batch of granola, I knew that this peanut butter granola sweetened with honey would be a big hit with everyone in the house. It was barely out of the oven before there were little hands in the kitchen reaching for nibbles of still-warm peanut butter granola.

Maya Evoy

As a golfing innocent, I’ve been driving by the Anchorage Golf Course, complete with restaurant and bar, for years without even knowing it. Recently, while driving down O’Malley, I noticed a sandwich board on the side of the road advertising live music on Friday nights and my curiosity was piqued. In South Anchorage, you can’t afford to ignore any new place to eat or drink or be entertained. A little research indicated that, seasonally at least, O’Malley’s on the Green is a full-service restaurant operating seven days a week. Who knew?

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Mara Severin
Beautiful views, good service and (mostly) appetizing food mean the positives emphatically outweighed the negatives at O'Malley's on the Green.Mara Severin
Solstice has come and gone. Things are growing, fish are biting, and carrots are already at the market.Steve Edwards
Grab a handful of spoons, add a hot, gooey pan of fudgy cake that's covered in warm chocolate pecan frosting and topped with vanilla bean ice cream. Then let the whole family have at it. Maya Evoy
Fresh salmon and halibut would work beautifully in this spicy, Caribbean-inspired ceviche. Kim Sunée
Preserving history, preserving food and more. Mike Dunham
Some diners judge an eatery by the quality of the view. By that standard, the GoldStar Dining Room, aka the dining car on the Alaska Railroad, must be one of the finest restaurants on the planet, at least for those who are willing to forgo an extended menu for the sake of the scenery.Mike Dunham
Susan Burnstine, the juror for the 2015 "Rarefied Light" photo show, will present her juror’s lecture and conduct a workshop next month in Anchorage. And the 2010 "Beerdrinker of the Year" has a book about Alaska brewing.Mike Dunham
Joan Eberl, a Copenhagen native who cooked for Denmark's royal family and then for American airmen at an Air Force base in Greenland, bought a trading post along Steese Highway in November and moved from Europe after a six-week visit to the state, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Associated Press