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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Google Doodle quiz: 'Star Trek,' Julia Child and more

    Google’s stated goal is to index all of the world’s information. So what do you know about some of the subjects of its popular, logo-altering Google Doodles?  And these were just from some of the 2012 doodles. Check out the 2011 Google...
  • Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling

    Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling
    Here are a few highlights from a flood of food events and news just in time for summer. ‘Dead Chefs’ at The Residency: Micha Wexler (formerly at Mezze) and Mike Kassar will combine forces with Umamicatessen’s The Residency in a “...
  • 'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner

    'Summer Tastes' at Jar, 'Dead Chefs' series, a Border Grill mescal dinner
    'Summer Tastes' at Jar: Chef Suzanne Tracht and her team are offering "Summer Tastes" at Jar, a three-course menu of seasonal eats. The menu, priced at $40 per person, will change each month and will be available nightly. The latest "Summer Taste" menu...
  • 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...
  • Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?

    Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?
    Q: I really did enjoy everyone celebrating Julia Child's birthday. But, I do remember another chef that was on television before her, James Beard. I remember seeing his cooking shows and I guess there are no tapes or films that were saved, or maybe...
  • Aiming for Julia's glory?

    Aiming for Julia's glory?
    Julia Child had a problem in 1960. After spending much of the previous decade wrestling a book of French recipes for Americans into shape, she was stuck on what to call it. Suggestions, 45 or so, came and went without a winner. Finally, Judith Jones,...
  • 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...
  • 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?...