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  • Charlie Trotter named James Beard Foundation's humanitarian of the year

    Charlie Trotter named James Beard Foundation's humanitarian of the year
    Charlie Trotter has been named 2012 Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. The chef, who has announced plans to close his eponymous restaurant at the end of August, will be honored at the foundation's annual awards — the Oscars of...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal - Cupid's Gone Wild #1

    Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach for "Surprise Valentine Proposal / Cupid's Gone Wild #1", Day One of a week of love leading up to Valentine's Day, courtesy Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, and Roy's Restaurant. Today, a young...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal-Cupid's Gone Wild #2

    Gayle Anderson was live in Costa Mesa for "SURPRISE VALENTINE PROPOSAL / CUPID'S GONE WILD DAY#2", courtesy of Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, and Roy's Restaurant. Today, a young man SURPRISED his girlfriend with a proposal of marriage...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal-Cupid's Gone Wild #3

    Gayle Anderson was live in Tarzana for "SURPRISE VALENTINE PROPOSAL/CUPIDS GONE WILD #3", Day #3 of a week of love leading up to Valentine's Day. Courtesy Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, and Roy's Restaurant. Today, a young man...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal-Cupid's Gone Wild #4

    Gayle Anderson was live in Burbank for "SURPRISE VALENTINE PROPOSAL/CUPIDS GONE WILD #4", for Day #4 of a week of love leading up to Valentine's Day. Courtesy of Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, and Roy's Restaurant. Today, a young...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal - Cupid's Gone Wild #5

    Gayle Anderson was live in Laguna Beach for "SURPRISE VALENTINE PROPOSAL/CUPIDS GONE WILD", Day #5 of a week of love leading up to Valentine's Day. Courtesy Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, and Roy's Restaurant. Today, a young man...
  • Surprise Valentine Proposal - Cupid's Gone Wild #6

    Gayle Anderson was live in Anaheim for "SURPRISE VALENTINE PROPOSAL/CUPIDS GONE WILD #6", this is Day #6 – the last day of love celebrating Valentine's Day. Courtesy Robbins Brothers, The Sky Room, Chuao Chocolatier, Surf and Sand, and Roy's Restaurant....
  • Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees

    Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees
    It took an hour to read all of the Beard Foundation nomimations. When it was over, there were no nominations for Baltimore area chefs restaurants. Sam Caglione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was nominated for Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits...
  • 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...
  • The lowly crock pot makes a simmering comeback

    The lowly crock pot makes a simmering comeback
    A number of years ago a serious chef, baker and food writer named Beth Hensperger got an assignment from her publisher: A slow-cooker cookbook. She declined. More than once. Vehemently. "I was like, 'Oh my God … It doesn't fit in with my style...
  • Like If ___ + ___ Had a Baby

    Like If ___ + ___ Had a Baby
    The trouble with writing about food is that I don't especially like thinking about food. The source is usually something uncomfortable, especially if you eat like I do (cheeseburgers for breakfast, duh). I'd much rather stick my head in the sand, like the...