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  • Nancy Silverton wins Outstanding Chef at James Beard Awards

    Nancy Silverton wins Outstanding Chef at James Beard Awards
    Los Angeles won big at the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday evening, for the first time in a very long time. Nancy Silverton, founder of Pizzeria Mozza and Osteria Mozza, took the culinary equivalent of a Best Actor Oscar when she was named Outstanding Chef, the Beard Awards' most prestigious chefs' honor.
  • Grilled banana splits

    Grilled banana splits
    It just goes to show that good things always find an audience. In 1904 a pharmacist in Latrobe, Pa., who loved to create her own inventive fountain dessert combinations, came up with the banana split (an ice cream dessert with a banana cut lengthwise)....

    Food road trip to Detroit

    Food road trip to Detroit
    The challenge: Pick a fun road-trip destination that's no more than a tank of gas away. My choice: Detroit. Why? Why not? It's less than 300 miles away. It's home to the Motown Historical Museum, a very cool zoo and beautiful Belle Isle. Next door,...

    Pubbelly: It's a small-plates world

    <b>Pubbelly:</b> It's a small-plates world
    Overall impression: While Pubbelly has been on my radar since it opened in the fall of 2010, it wasn't until February that I paid attention. That's when the James Beard Foundation included Pubbelly among its semifinalist nominations. While it didn't...

    Louisville embraces newfound, lively cocktail scene

    Louisville embraces newfound, lively cocktail scene
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — I sipped my way through three evenings here in the world's bourbon capital, and among the drinks I rarely saw ordered was a surprise: bourbon. Though plenty of bourbon was poured, it arrived mixed with brandy, rock candy syrup,...