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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...
  • Quiet time precious for globe-trotting chef, TV host

    Quiet time precious for globe-trotting chef, TV host
    To television viewers, Andrew Zimmern of "Bizarre Foods" is known as that guy who'll eat anything. And he'd like Americans to give it a shot too. "Open up and expand your horizons, people!" said the James Beard Award-winning chef and author. "I am...
  • San Francisco of the East

    San Francisco of the East
    PORTLAND, Maine — I was in Portland all of 10 minutes when its soul rolled by on two wheels: a gentleman pedaling through downtown on one of those ridiculously tall bicycles with an oversize front wheel and tiny back wheel. The bike, called a...
  • Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants

    Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants
    LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless. Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...
  • Eat your way around Charleston, S.C.

    Eat your way around Charleston, S.C.
    Visitors in Charleston, S.C., can choose from a number of walking tours meandering through alleyways and cobblestone streets focused on the city's fascinating history, elegant architecture and lovely gardens. At night, the strolls turn to spooky ghost and...
  • Marion Cunningham dies at 90; icon of American cooking

    Marion Cunningham's crusade to preserve the nightly supper hour came of her concern that without it children would never learn table manners or the give and take of dinner conversation. Not only that, she worried that such traditional American dishes as...
  • When snowbirds clear out of Palm Beach, there's still plenty of fun to be had

    When snowbirds clear out of Palm Beach, there's still plenty of fun to be had
    PALM BEACH, Fla. — Many of the waterfront mansions are shuttered for the season, and there are few yachts at the private docks along the Intracoastal. The theater season doesn't start until late October, concerts and art exhibits at the Society...
  • 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)....
  • One for the Table: Dressed up with twists

    One for the Table: Dressed up with twists
    My husband, David, and I are both chefs, so we are always busy working in our respective kitchens on Valentine's Day. Cooking for hundreds of people while miles apart is a bit romantically challenging. So we try to capture and share the spirit of the...
  • Palate pleasers at 30,000 feet

    Palate pleasers at 30,000 feet
    Travel expert Pauline Frommer hopscotches around the world for a living, which means countless plane flights and a heaping helping of airline food. "I never eat airline food, if I can help it," said Frommer, founder of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides and...
  • Big flavors in a Big Ten town

    Big flavors in a Big Ten town
    A driving trip across southern Indiana and its rolling hills, forests, limestone bluffs and quaint small towns doesn't mean you need to banish your hunger with fast food or bland diner fare. You can, indeed, feed your inner foodie. All it takes is a stop...