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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...
  • 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...
  • Chef gets a very fresh start, menu in Sedona

    Chef gets a very fresh start, menu in Sedona
    Jeff Smedstad joined the Coast Guard at 17 (and got cook's training); cooked in Scottsdale, Ariz.; traveled Mexico and studied cooking with Susana Trilling in Oaxaca; and was a chef at an Atlanta restaurant when a friend called from Sedona, Ariz. "He said...
  • Food road trip to Detroit

    Food road trip to Detroit
    The challenge: Pick a fun road-trip destination that's no more than a tank of gas away. My choice: Detroit. Why? Why not? It's less than 300 miles away. It's home to the Motown Historical Museum, a very cool zoo and beautiful Belle Isle. Next door,...
  • Curtis Duffy to leave Avenues, open own restaurant in West Loop

    Curtis Duffy to leave Avenues, open own restaurant in West Loop
    “I want to have the best restaurant in the country. I want to obtain that third Michelin star.” If it isn’t clear chef Curtis Duffy wants to be uttered in the same breath as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and his former boss Grant...
  • Beyond brats, beer

    Beyond brats, beer
    You know that feeling of clarity that hits you on vacation, that moment when you decide you should just move to wherever you're visiting — sell the house, lose the job, relocate to where you're comfortable and happy right now, before you can...
  • Monday Mailbox -- British ginger Michelin twins chefs headed for James Beard House

    Monday Mailbox -- British ginger Michelin twins chefs headed for James Beard House
    The Paula Deen-Anthony Bourdain feud spilled over into this week. Deen talked about it on the Today show. Eater National has a recap and update. A reader reminded me of the comments about Deen that Bourdain made during his May 2010 appearance at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side

    Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails. Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...