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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...
  • '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...
  • 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-...
  • '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-...
  • 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...
  • Will we be 'Bewitched' again?

    "Originality is undetected plagiarism." -- William Inge OH, PLEASE -- wasn't the feature film "Bewitched" enough bad news for fans of the old TV series, which starred Elizabeth Montgomery? (Nicole Kidman looked lost and her co-stars, Will Ferrell and...
  • Shopping for authentic Cajun food in Chicago

    Shopping for authentic Cajun food in Chicago
    Q: I'm looking for anything in a Cajun grocery line. --Joe Lempa, Forest View, Il. A: As you know, there are online sources from which to order all sorts of Cajun food products. It's an easy, convenient way to get what you need. But I do understand...
  • Travel events around the world include culinary delights for November

    Travel events around the world include culinary delights for November
    Culinary capers headline November's mouthwatering menu, from the Taste of Tulalip in Washington state and Wailea Restaurant Week on Maui to the Giant Omelette Celebration in Louisiana. Seasonal festivities get underway too, adding spice to a potpourri...
  • U.S. Postal Service debuts celebrity chef stamps

    U.S. Postal Service debuts celebrity chef stamps
    The U.S. Postal Service has just come out with limited edition celebrity chef stamps — and those celebrity chefs do not include Guy Fieri or Giada De Laurentiis. Not even Bobby Flay or Wolfgang Puck. We’re talking dead celebrity chefs,...