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  • Minding his curds and whey

    Minding his curds and whey
    The 5-inch round of cheese was slightly orange, as it should have been, I guess. I cut it in half and, hoping I wouldn't end up in the hospital, I spread the creamy cheese on some bread. Hey, this was good! It tasted like … Camembert? This was the...
  • Seven other influential Mexican cookbooks

    1903: "The Landmarks Club Cook Book." A collection of recipes edited by the sage of the Southwest, Charles Fletcher Lummis, that included more than 40 Mexican recipes, this first-of-its-kind effort was sold to help repair Southern California's crumbling...
  • 'Top Chef's' Stefan Richter, ready for prime time

    'Top Chef's' Stefan Richter, ready for prime time
    Let's get this out at the start: Almost nothing said by the main character of this story, chef Stefan Richter, is accurately quoted. Otherwise, it would be a bleepin' tiresome story to bleepin' read all the bleepin' way to the bleepin' end. Like this:...
  • Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week

    Mohegan Sun Restaurant Week
  • Creeptastic video: Japanese monkey waitress

     
    Last week, we asked: Do you care if your bartender is a man or a woman? Today, we ask: Do you care if you are served by a Japanese monkey waitress? As in, a monkey dressed up like a waitress......
  • A James Beard nomination I forgot to mention

     
    In my post and news brief about the recent announcement of the semi-finalists for this year's James Beard Foundation Awards, I said that Cindy Wolf, to my knowledge, was the only Baltimore-based chef to make it to the finalist (aka......
  • Greatest cookbooks ever: What would you choose?

     
    What are the greatest cookbooks ever written? The International Assn. of Culinary Professionals is trying to determine that, with a new Culinary Classics award. Ten finalists were selected from a long list of nominees and five of those will be......
  • Chef from Luzerne County to compete on Top Chef Masters

     
    A chef originally from Luzerne County will be one of 12 award-winning chefs competing on the third season of Bravo's “Top Chef Masters” which will begin airing Wednesdays on April 6. The show premieres at 11 p.m. April 6 and......
  • Catching up with some blog reading

     
    I've been playing catchup for hours. Geez. I still haven't posted about the food at Saturday night's Foodie Experience. Here are some things I found on the blogs that caught my eye: 1) Here's a link to a pdf listing all......
  • Duff Goldman nominated for Beard awards

     
    This is breaking news...I'm actually waiting for the official press release to pop up in my inbox. But I just heard that Duff Goldman has been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism award.Stay tuned ... Update:......
  • James Beard Foundation announces award finalists: L.A. chefs on the short list

     
    The James Beard Foundation has winnowed a long list of semi-finalists for its 2011 awards and Monday announced the finalists, including Los Angeles chefs Suzanne Goin of Lucques for outstanding chef and Dahlia Narvaez of Osteria Mozza for outstanding...