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  • 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...
  • 'Eat,' Greenspan,' 'Chug' take small bites out of food genre

    'Eat,' Greenspan,' 'Chug' take small bites out of food genre
    There is no getting around food, the fun necessity, the allowable indulgence, the forgivable sin, and more than ever a national pastime. What is travel but going really far out to eat? Naturally, it is all over television, the programs, like the food,...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Whose Line Is It Anyway? The improv-...
  • Karen Hess: Food historian, caustic critic of American food

     Karen Hess: Food historian, caustic critic of American food
    Karen Hess brought a sharp eye for accuracy and passion for primary sources to culinary history, debunking erroneous if charming notions of what earlier Americans grew, cooked and ate. She was also known — some might say notoriously so — for...
  • 125 notable cookbooks highlighted in artful guide

     125 notable cookbooks highlighted in artful guide
    Cookbooks are more than books for hungry cooks is a point made delightfully clear in a new volume titled "Cookbook Book" (Phaidon, $59.95). Cookbooks can be art, cultural touchstones, life handbooks, flights of fancy, sociological tracts and self-...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'For Julia & Jacques'

    "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...
  • Felipe Rojas-Lombardi popularized Latin cooking

     Felipe Rojas-Lombardi popularized Latin cooking
    Felipe Rojas-Lombardi did not invent quinoa, of course, but he gets much of the credit for introducing it to North Americans. The Peruvian-born chef, honored in September with a Celebrity Chefs stamp from the United States Postal Service, did much to...
  • Abingdon home built upon Southern elegance

    Abingdon home built upon Southern elegance
    Terry Stafford grew up in Chatham, Va., before bringing her Southern lifestyle to Abingdon some 28 years ago. Of her dream house, she proudly remarks, "Everybody who comes into this house says it should be in Southern Living magazine." That was her plan...
  • Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend honors Julia Child

    Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend honors Julia Child
    If you didn’t make it to any of the many wine festivals scheduled for May in nearby wine country, here’s one celebrating none other than cookbook writer extraordinaire Julia Child on the weekend of June 6 to 8. The tall Californian who...
  • 'No Good Deed' significant because it exists

    "SOCIETY IS unity in diversity." -- George Herbert Mead I WAS really looking for a woman-in-jeopardy quote, but I couldn't find one. Over the weekend I went to see "No Good Deed," the new thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. (She is the...
  • Julia Child gets her own postage stamp

    Julia Child gets her own postage stamp
    Julia Child dispatched millions of hungry Americans into the kitchen with a cheery "bon appetit!" The U.S. Postal Service is surely banking on those same fans trooping down to their local post offices to buy the new Julia Child postage stamps. Child,...