| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:07 AM
AMC is kicking off the second half of the final season of "Mad Men" April 5 and whether you're mad about the end of the long-running show, or just plain mad over "Mad Men" (who isn't?) everyone seems to be celebrating the television series that sparked...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:40 AM
Andre Rochat could be considered one of the first celebrity chefs in Las Vegas. After all, he opened his restaurant Andre’s in downtown Las Vegas 35 years ago. Now the restaurant, which relocated to the Monte Carlo in 1996, debuts a new culinary...
| 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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:47 AM
"Why is Andy Cohen the QuickFire judge this week?"
That must be the question going through the minds of our remaining five chefs as they walk into the “Top Chef” kitchen. That is, if they even know who Andy Cohen is.
We know Andy because...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
The boss plopped "The Chef Says: Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom," on my desk and growled, "Gimme 300 words."
"Yes, Boss," I whimpered back.
Having consumed inordinate amounts of those cooking and restaurant-rehab shows larding TV and the Web,...