| Jul 3, 2014
Laurent Brazier has found his bliss — surrounded by wine bottles, baguettes and an upgraded kitchen at his new cooking school, La Cuisine Culinary Arts in South Coast Plaza.
"Here we are," the executive chef announced during a break last...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Paula Deen, the Southern cooking maven who lost her Food Network show last year amid controversy over her use of racial slurs, plans to launch an Internet-only network this fall.
The Paula Deen Network, slated to launched in September 2014, is backed...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard.
This week I...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Eric Jerome Dickey's novels delve into myriad aspects of contemporary African-American life. Known for their brisk pace, realistic characters and a heavy emphasis on romance, the novels are written in a variety of genres. His 21st novel, "A Wanted Woman,"...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Paula Deen is ready for a major comeback, and she wants to do it online.
The former Food Network star is giving her TV career a rest to launch a new subscription-based Paula Deen Network online in September. The network will be a mix of Deen's...
| May 4, 2014
Emeril's Tchoup Chop, the upscale Asian-Polynesian eatery at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, has undergone a transformation that includes a new chef de cuisine, general manager, updated menus and a minimally revamped interior.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Here's a look at the biggest ships calling Florida home this spring and summer.
Regular capacity: 4,000
Sails: 7-night eastern Caribbean trips
Info: 866-234-7350866-234-7350; ncl.com
Features: A sister...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Orlando Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Event's Grand Tour Gala Charity Fundraiser will honor Emeril Lagasse, host of the Food Network's Emeril’s Florida; Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General...
| May 6, 2014
Herb Hand, Penn State's offensive line coach and a self-described foodie, will be cooking on national television next month. Hand will appear on the Food Network competition show "Chopped," in which chefs make dishes from a basket of unknown ingredients.....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
When the offbeat BBC cooking show "Two Fat Ladies" was given a green light in 1996, costar Clarissa Dickson Wright did not have the highest hopes. "I found it very hard to believe," she later wrote, "and thought perhaps it might be a cult series with a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:02 AM
You have to love that the 2-month-old Tucker Duke's Lunchbox in Deerfield Beach is sandwiched between two of the biggest chains in the country, Dunkin' Donuts and Subway.
That's because Tucker Dukes' amusingly original menu...