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  • Ruth Reichl and Alice Waters discuss simple food, writing

     Ruth Reichl and Alice Waters discuss simple food, writing
    When you think of the pioneers of the organic, "simple food" movement, perhaps the first two names that come to mind are Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl. Waters is the co-founder of the legendary Chez Panisse, one of the earliest American fine-dining...
  • 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...
  • Nothing ordinary about Ortanique

    Nothing ordinary about Ortanique
    ★★★½ If you were eating at fine South Florida restaurants in the late 1980s and early '90s, you don't need an introduction to chefs Allen Susser, Norman Van Aken, Douglas Rodriguez or Mark Militello. As members of the Mango Gang,...
  • More travelers seeking out the best kitchens in the world

    More travelers seeking out the best kitchens in the world
    When my mother took a vacation a generation ago, she wanted to get as far from her steamy stove as possible. Things have changed. Now, women and men are flocking to destinations that promise even a peek inside someone else's kitchen. Travelers are...
  • Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France

    Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France
    Light mist cloaked the ancient hills in Upper Normandy, and from somewhere within this tapestry of seaside cliffs and pastures of flowers, I expected a fire-breathing dragon or a white-haired wizard muttering ancient incantations would come bounding out...
  • Liar liar, officepants on fire

    Liar liar, officepants on fire
    That's a good point! (No it isn't.) I'd be happy to join the team! (I'd rather be eaten by wart hogs.) Your cake is delicious! (Thanks for the food poisoning, Julia Child.) These are but a few examples of the lies we tell at work. Most aren't...
  • Julia Child: The comic book

    Julia Child: The comic book
    Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story. "Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
  • Reimagining History

    Reimagining History
    When Chicago architect and designer Carlos Martinez, a principal with architecture/design firm Gensler, went apartment shopping with partner and communications consultant Michael Tirrell, they hoped they'd find a vintage unit. After years of living in the...
  • Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden

    Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden
    Few people can recognize the yearning to escape better than Carla Hayden, chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Library. As a librarian, she has spent many years helping her curious clientele explore new realms and journey to wondrous places...
  • Sorrel: Ancient edible wonder -- and potential headache

    For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years. Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...
  • 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...