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  • Suzanne Goin and Russ Parsons discuss 'The A.O.C. Cookbook' Wednesday in Santa Monica

    Suzanne Goin and Russ Parsons discuss 'The A.O.C. Cookbook' Wednesday in Santa Monica
    Chef and author Suzanne Goin will join Los Angeles Times food editor and columnist Russ Parsons to discuss Goin's new book "The A.O.C. Cookbook" on Wednesday at the William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica.  Highlights from the book include recipes for...
  • Elaine Stritch is too talented, even (especially) if she says so

    "There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron. When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit. (I guess I was foolishly...
  • Audiobooks: 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow and more

    Audiobooks: 'Andrew's Brain' by E.L. Doctorow and more
    Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler, narrated by Scott Shepherd, Ari Fliakos, Maggie Hoffman, Scott Sowers and Gary Wilmes, Macmillan, 9:58, $27.99 The South may be known for great storytelling, but Nickolas Butler ups the ante for the Great Lakes with...
  • '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...
  • On the Town: Unexpected guests drop by the Nativity

    On the Town: Unexpected guests drop by the Nativity
    “God has a great sense of humor and wants us to laugh,” preaches Pastor Paul Clairville of Burbank’s Westminster Presbyterian Church. If, by some chance, that were not to be the case, Pastor Paul and more than 100 of his congregants who...
  • Check It Out: From the blog to the bookshelf

    Social media have created ways for people to interact to share, communicate or exchange information. Twitter, with its 140-character-or-less tweets, allows one to post questions or comments. Instagram's users can use digital filters to post videos and...
  • Cookbooks and wine guides for holiday gift-giving

    Cookbooks and wine guides for holiday gift-giving
    Whether the cook on your holiday gift list is interested in reading about family and food in Soviet Russia or the preparation of classic French dishes such as jambon au foin ("ham in hay"), baking pies or making authentic pasta carbonara, this fall has...
  • 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....
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A flashback to when French was king

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A flashback to when French was king
    Are you old enough to remember when French cuisine came to the United States and set the standard for fine dining? Home cooks across America were loyally watching Julia Child and rushing to buy her cookbooks, while a plethora of French eateries from...
  • Famine and feast in the Soviet Union: 'Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking'

    Famine and feast in the Soviet Union: 'Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking'
    Hunger, to paraphrase the old line, makes the best sauce. Judging from Anya von Bremzen’s splendid new “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking,” it also makes for a pretty good memoir. Von Bremzen is a widely published food and travel...
  • Autopsy set for Charlie Trotter; chef reportedly diagnosed with aneurysm

    An autopsy is scheduled today for famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, whose unexpected death at 54 on Tuesday shocked both the city and the food world. Trotter was considered by many to be a pioneer in both food and wine, having single-handedly made...