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  • New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food

    New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food
    James Beard doesn’t get to give out all the awards. Not anymore. The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts is launching a new award to honor a culinary leader. The first annual Julia Child Award, as described by the...
  • Television chef Jacques Pepin recovering from minor stroke

    Jacques Pepin, the French chef who helped introduce generations of Americans to refined cuisine, is recovering after suffering a minor stroke. Pepin, 79, was at his Connecticut home with friends Sunday evening when he began displaying symptoms of a...
  • Julia Child Foundation launching award to pay tribute to her

    More than a decade after Julia Child's death, the foundation she created finally is launching a culinary award named in her honor. The annual award pays tribute to one of the United States' most influential cooks. With a writing and television career...
  • Dorie Greenspan, 'Holiday Cookies' cookbook among IACP award finalists

    Dorie Greenspan, 'Holiday Cookies' cookbook among IACP award finalists
    The world loves cookies. "Holiday Cookies," the Chicago Tribune's compilation of more than 100 winning recipes from its annual cookie contest, is a finalist for the 2015 International Association of Culinary Professionals cookbook awards. The annual...
  • Restaurants celebrate Women's History Month with specials

    Restaurants celebrate Women's History Month with specials
    Francesca's Restaurant Group is celebrating Women's History Month with menu items honoring inspiring females. Davanti Enoteca in River North (30 E. Hubbard St., 312-605-5900), Little Italy (1359 W. Taylor St., 312-226-5550) and Western Springs (800...
  • Foodies have upcoming events to satisfy their tastes

    When it comes to our collective palates, it's not a white bread world anymore. It's more like a flaxseed/multigrain/no-preservative/artisan-style roll. However you slice it, it's clear that many of us have become foodies over the years. Everyone has...
  • Titans collide in nominations for this year's IACP cookbook awards

    Titans collide in nominations for this year's IACP cookbook awards
    Rose Levy Beranbaum, Dorie Greenspan or Alice Medrich? Sean Brock, Yotam Ottolenghi or the folks from Tartine? The judges at the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals are sure going to have their hands full deciding at least a few of the 19...
  • Kidstir kick-starts fun in the kitchen

    Kidstir kick-starts fun in the kitchen
    Kitchen projects involving sugar turn kids' heads instantly. Those involving meat and veggies? Not so fast. That's one reason Aparna Pande launched Kidstir last spring — to kick-start a healthy, lifelong relationship between kids and food. Each...
  • Opera series wraps with tasty treat

     Opera series wraps with tasty treat
    Food mixed with music can be a recipe for success. Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts in University Park will offer a food-themed show March 1 for the Opera Up Close series' fifth season finale. "The afternoon is basically built...
  • Surprising details about Chicago mayoral and City Council candidates

    Surprising details about Chicago mayoral and City Council candidates
    Please tell us something about yourself that would surprise us. That question has become something of a tradition here when the Editorial Board seeks out the views of candidates in each election cycle. We ask them what they think about the hot issues of...
  • Richard Olney inspired hunger for local, seasonal cooking

     Richard Olney inspired hunger for local, seasonal cooking
    Richard Olney was an American living in France whose cookbooks, notably 1970's "The French Menu Cookbook" and 1974's "Simple French Food," would inspire the birth of what is now called California cuisine, and focus greater attention on the interplay of...