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  • The Crowd: Giving WINGS to graduate women

    The Crowd: Giving WINGS to graduate women
    They soared on the wings of eagles. A group of Newport-Mesa women, led by Stephanie Bernardy and Michele Mullen, came together Sept. 13 at Newport Beach's Haute Cakes Caffe to launch a new women's auxiliary dedicated to fundraising and "friendraising"...
  • Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11

    Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11
    There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
  • New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan

    New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan
    TOKYO -- In the late 1980s, when Katsumi Suzuki was 20, he was mesmerized when he heard a recording of John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. "I heard the words 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country' and those...
  • Revisiting Everest, Les Nomades

    Revisiting Everest, Les Nomades
    In the 1998 Zagat Survey Chicago Guide, of the 40 restaurants with the highest food ratings (based on popular opinion), 20 of them were French. In the most recent Chicago Guide, fifteen years later, that list of 40 includes maybe five French...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap, Episode 7, Culinary knock-out

    'Top Chef Masters' recap, Episode 7, Culinary knock-out
    It's getting down to the wire, my friends. Five chefs remain: Lorena, Chris, Patricia, Takashi, and Kerry. This week the Quickfire challenge is all about prep (my favorite kind!). Each chef must separate 18 eggs, grate two pounds of parmesan, and butcher...
  • Eric Nakamura: Giant Robot Biennale 3 exhibition celebrates misfits

     
    The culture of cute is having a moment — more than 100 of them. Inside downtown Los Angeles' Japanese American ......
  • 5 restaurants for grilled goods

    5 restaurants for grilled goods
    Slurping Turtle 116 W. Hubbard St. 312-464-0466 In addition to Japanese-inspired tapas, bento box lunches and satisfying bowls of steaming ramen, award-winning chef Takashi Yagihashi also serves skewers of meat and seafood cooked on a bincho charcoal-...
  • For Gary Baseman, 'The Door' is wide open and ready for more

    Artist Gary Baseman has arrived at the Skirball Cultural Center with a brightly colored throw pillow under his arm and a determined look on his face. After greeting security guards and the few visitors browsing his sprawling retrospective exhibition...
  • Let's break out the old crystal ball

     Let's break out the old crystal ball
    Time once again for my annual exercise in humiliation, as I try to predict the star recipients in the 2013 Michelin Chicago Guide, which hits bookstores Wednesday. This is the third year that Michelin has published a Chicago guide, and if there's one...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap, episode 6, Thai One On

    'Top Chef Masters' recap, episode 6, Thai One On
    Curtis introduces the Quickfire with the absolute worst two words any high schooler has ever used to start an essay: "Throughout history," (insert my inner English major gouging out her eyes here). The challenge? Make a sexy dish using ingredients...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 2, 'You May Now Feed the Bride'

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 2, 'You May Now Feed the Bride'
    Episode two starts off right to the point -- there will be no quickfire this week, we have no time for such nonsense! Right to the elimination challenge, which, if you watched last week's preview (or saw the title of this episode), is no surprise.  ...