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  • 'Top Chef' exit interview: The second one hurts a little more

    'Top Chef' exit interview: The second one hurts a little more
    Oh. So. Close. Antonia Lofaso thought she had made it through to the finale of Top Chef's all-star season last week when Tiffany Derry was sent home. This, she thought, was going to make up for exiting at the last possible minute in season four. "I...
  • Philadelphia's French arts connection

    Philadelphia's French arts connection
    If you want to spend April in Paris but can't afford it, a short hop to Philadelphia may at least give you that French feeling. After nearly three years of planning, the city kicks off the first Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts this...
  • Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
  • Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants

    Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants
    LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless. Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...
  • Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks

    Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks
    The fellow I met at a holiday party had just one question for me: Where do you find a great steak in this part of the country? He grew up in Texas on grass-fed beef and complains he's never found a steak here with as much flavor. He's disappointed every...
  • Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet

    Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet
    For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already. So a year ago, I turned my...
  • Lettuce blooms

    Lettuce blooms
    Q: Several years ago in the food section of the Chicago Tribune there was a sidebar on creating a lettuce "rose" or "flower" to display on a buffet. The tiny box had a color photo of a head of lettuce transformed, I believe, into a flower with eight...
  • Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals

    Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals
    New York City Christmas Lights & Cannoli Tour Who needs the lines at Rockefeller Center when you can take a tour of the lit-up homes of Dyker Heights in the Italian-American section of Brooklyn? Crowds gather in the quaint neighborhood to view...
  • MCA's artEdge a funky, fashionable fundraiser

    MCA's artEdge a funky, fashionable fundraiser
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's annual artEdge benefit was a visual feast of art, performance and intriguing decor. Guests entered through the tented Sculpture Garden to discover a world of plastic where every object, including the floors, walls, table...
  • Tudor House: Come on in

    <b>Tudor House:</b> Come on in
    Background: While "big" and "bold" were once the watchwords of Miami Beach restaurants, "quiet" and "intimate" are slowly becoming the new normal. Nowhere is that more apparent than at Tudor House. Back in the '90s, chef Geoffrey Zakarian operated Blue...
  • The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball

    The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball
    After the Oscars, dessert will be served in 3-D at the Governors Ball this year. Spago pastry chef Sherry Yard has created an Austrian chocolate cake that resembles a staircase leading to a giant edible Oscar statuette that is iced in a way that makes...