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  • 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...
  • 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?...
  • Marcella Hazan dies at 89; Italian cookbook author, teacher

    For Marcella Hazan, Italian food wasn't spaghetti and meatballs or pizza buried in cheese, and, in fact, never really existed as a simple meal on a red-checked tablecloth. The food of her native land was really the food of individual regions that...
  • '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 —...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • 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 “...
  • 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,...