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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • The new old Louisville starts to hum

    The new old Louisville starts to hum
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — First came the art galleries. Then the boutiques. Then the food and drink (craft and farm-to-table, thank you very much). Then the — record store and trendy barbershop? Yes, yes, yes and yes, and that equation, spread across...
  • The wonders of Vegas dining

    The wonders of Vegas dining
    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 appetites, the city needed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later

    Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later
    As the bus leaves Atlanta, Dennis Climpson is eager for conversation. He wants to talk about college football this Sunday morning, but I have a question for him. "Have you ever heard of the Freedom Rides?" I ask. Fifty years ago next month, a group of 15...
  • Savor the history and flavors of Charleston

    Savor the history and flavors of Charleston
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — The biggest challenge when visiting this historic coastal town is not deciding what to do. For me, at least, the problem was figuring out what to reluctantly omit. I spent a week in Charleston in early October. Three days were...
  • 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)....
  • 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...