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  • Dining Out: Eating the class project at Chez Cherie

    Dining Out: Eating the class project at Chez Cherie
    Perhaps, like me, you've passed the cute, ivy-covered bistro-looking place with the Chez Cherie sign on Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge and wondered, "Why is this never open? Where are the diners?" Well, I'm here to tell you, on Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Remembering Julia Child on what would have been her 101st birthday

    Remembering Julia Child on what would have been her 101st birthday
    So many memorials to Julia Child today, on what would have been her 101st birthday, it made me think of her once again. Perhaps the greatest honor I've ever received was that her family chose my appreciation of her to be read aloud at her funeral. I...
  • National Rum Day calls for a California rum from Bay Area's St. George Spirits

    National Rum Day calls for a California rum from Bay Area's St. George Spirits
    How about a California rum to celebrate National Rum Day? It turns out the Imperial Valley grows sugar cane and from that the folks at St. George Spirits in the San Francisco Bay Area produce an extraordinary St. George California Agricole Rum (formerly...
  • Winemaker night at Everson Royce, Bruery at Cooks County, farm dinner at Fig

    Winemaker night at Everson Royce, Bruery at Cooks County, farm dinner at Fig
    Everson Royce in Pasadena is holding a special winemaker flight night Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. Winemaker Mark Adams from Saxum, where he is an assistant winemaker and from Ledge Vineyards, a solo side project in Paso Robles, will be on hand to talk...
  • Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image

    Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image
    The nonprofit organization that safeguards Julia Child's legacy has a beef with culinary retail giant Williams-Sonoma, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Santa Barbara County Superior Court. The chain has been illegally using Child's name and...
  • Fall Guide 2013: Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia

    Fall Guide 2013:  Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia
    It takes moxie to play Julia Child any time, but tackling the role onstage a year after Meryl Streep nailed the beloved chef's bonhomie and trademark trill on screen in "Julie and Julia" seems especially daunting. Yet Karen Janes Woditsch's Julia in "To...
  • 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...