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  • A reprise run for Julia Child play 'To Master the Art'

    A reprise run for Julia Child play 'To Master the Art'
    "To Master the Art," William Brown and Doug Frew's biographical drama about the life and work of the famed culinary icon Julia Child, is to have a reprise commercial engagement at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago this fall. The piece, which stars Karen...
  • Woditsch remains the key ingredient in play about Julia Child

     Woditsch remains the key ingredient in play about Julia Child
    Tuesday night's Magnificent Mile opening — or rather re-heating — of the TimeLine Theatre Company's production of "To Master the Art" was, for a number of reasons, quite the celebratory brioche. Here was a cooked-in-Chicago play about the...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Cracking egg cookery

    Cracking egg cookery
    Q: What's the perfect way to boil eggs? I've tried every tip out there, it seems. Each one promises perfectly boiled eggs that can be shelled easily. —Lorna Lim Wong, Chicago A: A great question from a former Tribune colleague – one...
  • Egg poached from online

    Egg poached from online
    Julia Child offered to teach me to poach an egg. And I declined. I had my reasons; I was in labor. But I regret the opportunity missed. I know how it's supposed to work: the steaming water, the splash of vinegar, the swirling vortex. Nonetheless, I...
  • Nancy Silverton, taste maker

    Nancy Silverton, taste maker
    The last time an Angeleno won the James Beard Foundation's outstanding chef award — a very big deal — it was 1998, smoking had just been banned in the state's restaurants, and Wolfgang Puck was the awardee. This year, a woman who once was...
  • Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity

    Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity
    The front door stood wide open and Rachel Bertsche could be seen from the street, zooming through the foyer of her Lincoln Park townhouse, a peach Lululemon blur in black tights. I stepped tentatively inside the doorway and reconsidered immediately:...
  • Food FYI: On the menu -- rat meat

     
    Food FYI: On the menu -- rat meat...
  • Gifts for Cooks: Movie and a dinner

     
    Call it the “Julie & Julia” effect: Walking out of the theater after seeing the movie with friends, we instantly canceled our dinner reservations, stopped at the grocery and then went to our house to cook. In case you somehow......
  • Gifts for cooks: 'The Way to Cook'

     
    New on DVD is Julia Child's 1985 cooking series "The Way to Cook." The two-DVD set makes a thoughtful stocking stuffer for a beginning and French-leaning chef or one who'd like to brush up on basic skills. That's 360 minutes......
  • Will one of the 10 WGA nominees win best picture at the Oscars?

     
    With the Writers Guild of America having ruled ineligible four of the leading best picture contenders -- Producers Guild of America nominees "An Education," "District 9," "Inglourious Basterds" and "Up" -- the importance of the WGA award in predicting the...