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  • Save the questions for humans, not your phone

    I'm not talking. Not to a phone. It may be all the rage for celebrities in iPhone commercials to have pithy exchanges with Siri, the female-sounding voice assistant, but if you ask me, they just sound stupid. Like actress Zooey Deschanel, in her...
  • Italian cooking legend Marcella Hazan dies

    Marcella Hazan, whose many cookbooks introduced Americans to the true food of Italy, died Sunday morning at her home in Longboat Key, Fla., according to her husband, Victor Hazan. She was 89 and had been in failing health for several months. Her...
  • Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking

    Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking
    As an instructor, the late Marcella Hazan, who died Sunday at her home in Florida, was nothing if not rigorous. In fact, she could be downright dogmatic, particularly when it came to what she considered to be travesties against her beloved Italian...
  • 'Breaking Bad' bares binge-viewing obsession

    'Breaking Bad' bares binge-viewing obsession
    America has shifted from a country in which TV viewers once had weekly appointments with favorite shows — sort of like a pre-scheduled session with a therapist — to a country in which followers of TV programs engage in all-night binges —...
  • 'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90
    Jean Stapleton, the actress who endeared herself to viewers in the 1970s as Edith Bunker, whose sudden bursts of truth regularly cut through her husband Archie's bluster on the groundbreaking television series "All in the Family," has died. She was 90....
  • 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...
  • Best-sellers

    Best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown, $25). Nick is the No. 1 suspect in his beautiful wife's disappearance, but could this golden boy really have killed his beloved? Last week: 1 2. "The Inn at Rose Harbor" by Debbie Macomber...
  • Wine, Women & Mark

    Wine, Women & Mark
    Wine, Women & Mark Most of our current members have been with the club since the beginning, a little more than seven years ago. We have one faithful male member, hence the title of our book club. We are in Darien. We meet once a month at a member's...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • Hidden ingredients

    Hidden ingredients
    When Thomas Keller tells you to eat raw tuna membrane, you do it. Small matter that the sticky, silver stuff between the fleshy parts of the fish looks like saliva dripping from a knife. After all, Keller is the famed chef behind The French Laundry, a...
  • Julia Child play returns to Chicago stage

    Julia Child play returns to Chicago stage
    Julia Child made millions hungry with her cookbooks and television shows while she was alive. Even now, eight years after her death at age 91, there's still a keen appetite for all things Julia. Witness the revival, just announced for September 2013, of a...