| Mar 25, 2015
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:20 PM
Christopher Kostow’s “A New Napa Cuisine,” which documents the cooking at his Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood outside of St. Helena was named the best cookbook of the year Sunday by the International Assn. of Culinary...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:30 AM
There are a bunch of California food festivals happening in spring, whether you want to see TV chef demonstrations or hop from food truck to food truck. Here are four festivals worth checking out.
San Diego: Love the food trucks? The Great American...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 10:31 AM
God bless the interwebs and its eternal preservation of knowledge. For all I know, you may be reading this deep into the distant future, long after I've shed this mortal coil. In fact, you're probably not even reading this at all; I'll bet it's being read...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:32 AM
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.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:38 AM
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.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:26 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:57 PM
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...