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  • 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...
  • Big acting, small expenditures in the storefronts

     Big acting, small expenditures in the storefronts
    Chicago's storefront theaters operate on very low budgets. They typically put together a season, or several seasons, on a budget far less than a single Broadway play. Yet, time and again, the artists who work within those confines ensure that audiences...
  • Woditsch remains the key ingredient in play about Julia Child

     Woditsch remains the key ingredient in play about Julia Child
    Tuesday night's Magnificent Mile opening — or rather re-heating — of the TimeLine Theatre Company's production of "To Master the Art" was, for a number of reasons, quite the celebratory brioche. Here was a cooked-in-Chicago play about the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Rick Bayless

     Rick Bayless
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Neighborhoods and good food. Home. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive? Since I am a cookbook writer, I have met Julia Child, and would love to see her again. What's the worst question...
  • Jean Stapleton was the sum of many parts: An appreciation

    Jean Stapleton was the sum of many parts: An appreciation
    Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at the age of 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in "All in the Family." By the time that landmark sitcom premiered in 1971, she had been acting for 30 years on the stage, in movies and on television,...
  • Jean Stapleton, beyond Edith Bunker: a devoted theater actress

    Jean Stapleton, beyond Edith Bunker: a devoted theater actress
    Before her caterwauling duet of "Those Were the Days" with Carroll O'Connor became a signature moment of CBS' "All in the Family," actress Jean Stapleton had already sung her way through a number of now-classic stage musicals in her career as a New York...
  • Cracking egg cookery

    Cracking egg cookery
    Q: What's the perfect way to boil eggs? I've tried every tip out there, it seems. Each one promises perfectly boiled eggs that can be shelled easily. —Lorna Lim Wong, Chicago A: A great question from a former Tribune colleague – one...