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  • Julia Child's birthday, Melisse series, Salt's Cure anniversary, summer grilling

    Julia Child's birthday, Melisse series, Salt's Cure anniversary, summer grilling
    Sip-tember cocktail competition: In honor of Julia Child’s birthday on Thursday, her hometown, Pasadena, is celebrating with the launch of a citywide cocktail competition. Starting with 64 drinks from 32 restaurants and bars, patrons can vote for...
  • Marcella Hazan dies at 89; Italian cookbook author, teacher

    For Marcella Hazan, Italian food wasn't spaghetti and meatballs or pizza buried in cheese, and, in fact, never really existed as a simple meal on a red-checked tablecloth. The food of her native land was really the food of individual regions that...
  • Jonathan Gold returns to La Super Rica, embraces the rajas tacos

    Jonathan Gold returns to La Super Rica, embraces the rajas tacos
    Everybody knows that when you go anywhere near Santa Barbara, you are supposed to pull off the freeway and stop by La Super Rica, because Julia Child used to go there (which is an odd criterion by which to choose a taqueria, come to think of it), and...
  • 'Fracking' the Monterey Shale -- boon or boondoggle?

     'Fracking' the Monterey Shale -- boon or boondoggle?
    "Eureka!" reads the California motto, originated in the 19th century Gold Rush. Now some believe the state is on the cusp of a 21st century bonanza, only this time it will be oil that fuels a Golden State boom. Modern prospectors are eyeing the Monterey...
  • Dining Out: Sweetsalt might just prove good for your health

    Dining Out: Sweetsalt might just prove good for your health
    Looking like a fine boulangerie in southern France, Sweetsalt Food Shop is a study in white marble, pewter, vintage silverware and cafe tables. The front window is filled with footed plates piled high with beautiful macarons, bars, bundt cakes and pies....
  • Julia Child's life lessons -- live with abandon, for starters

    Julia Child's life lessons -- live with abandon, for starters
    So what’s to be learned from the new book  “Julia Child Rules/Lessons on Savoring Life”? Much -- and we mean much -- has been written about the chef, TV star and author (“Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” “The Way...
  • 300 sandwiches for that engagement ring? Here are 19 recipes to help

    300 sandwiches for that engagement ring? Here are 19 recipes to help
    Three hundred sandwiches. That's the price one man gave to his girlfriend for an engagement ring. If a man tells you to make 300 sandwiches before he -- in Beyonce's lingo -- puts a ring on it, you may laugh it off as a joke, chalk it up to your future...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years
    Dizz's As Is has been around since 1977, and that kind of longevity for a restaurant indicates it has been doing something very right, for a very long time. Upon entering this cottage-like building, you feel as if you have been transported into the...
  • For 'Old Jews,' the title says it and sells it

    For 'Old Jews,' the title says it and sells it
    Over lunch recently at Howells & Hood, the creators of the show "Old Jews Telling Jokes" were chortling about their sign. Signage is often an issue at the Royal George Theatre on Chicago's North Side, a venue that does not exactly come with chaser...
  • How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent

    How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent
    It was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1976, but "Murder By Death" has the feel of something Neil Simon and his brother Danny might have cooked up for Sid Caesar during their days writing for "Your Show of Shows" in the '50s: Assemble a group of well-...
  • Dining tips for Thursday, Aug. 15; a great day for boeuf bourguignonne

    Dining tips for Thursday, Aug. 15; a great day for boeuf bourguignonne
    Thursday is Julia Child's 101st birthday, and the weather is cooperating. Who wants to eat, much less prepare, Child's beloved boeuf bourguignonne in 90-degree temperatures? Boeuf bourguignonne, although not necessarily Child's version, is on the menu...