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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
  • Four Central Florida chefs nominated for James Beard Award

     
    Four Central Florida chefs have made the James Beard Foundation's 2011 Restaurant & Chef Semi-Finalists list for Best Chef South. Scott Hunnel (right) of Victoria & Albert’s at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, FL; James an....
  • James Beard names semifinalists for 2011 awards

     
    The semifinalists for the 2011 James Beard Foundation's restaurant and chef awards were announced Thursday. (Good luck getting on the James Beard website.) There are 19 categories, including best new restaurant, outstanding chef, rising star chef of the...
  • 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......