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  • 'Top Chef' exit interview: The second one hurts a little more

    'Top Chef' exit interview: The second one hurts a little more
    Oh. So. Close. Antonia Lofaso thought she had made it through to the finale of Top Chef's all-star season last week when Tiffany Derry was sent home. This, she thought, was going to make up for exiting at the last possible minute in season four. "I...
  • Philadelphia's French arts connection

    Philadelphia's French arts connection
    If you want to spend April in Paris but can't afford it, a short hop to Philadelphia may at least give you that French feeling. After nearly three years of planning, the city kicks off the first Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts this...
  • Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
  • Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals

    Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals
    New York City Christmas Lights & Cannoli Tour Who needs the lines at Rockefeller Center when you can take a tour of the lit-up homes of Dyker Heights in the Italian-American section of Brooklyn? Crowds gather in the quaint neighborhood to view...
  • Is this still good? Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test

    Is this still good? Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test
    1) Time magazine's Joel Ezersky called for American culinary indepedendence. "We have yet to do at our own tables what our arms, our literature and our technology did centuries ago." Except, of course, that every iota of American innovation is as...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles
    You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles — not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
  • Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks

    Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks
    The fellow I met at a holiday party had just one question for me: Where do you find a great steak in this part of the country? He grew up in Texas on grass-fed beef and complains he's never found a steak here with as much flavor. He's disappointed every...
  • MCA's artEdge a funky, fashionable fundraiser

    MCA's artEdge a funky, fashionable fundraiser
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's annual artEdge benefit was a visual feast of art, performance and intriguing decor. Guests entered through the tented Sculpture Garden to discover a world of plastic where every object, including the floors, walls, table...
  • Tudor House: Come on in

    <b>Tudor House:</b> Come on in
    Background: While "big" and "bold" were once the watchwords of Miami Beach restaurants, "quiet" and "intimate" are slowly becoming the new normal. Nowhere is that more apparent than at Tudor House. Back in the '90s, chef Geoffrey Zakarian operated Blue...
  • The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball

    The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball
    After the Oscars, dessert will be served in 3-D at the Governors Ball this year. Spago pastry chef Sherry Yard has created an Austrian chocolate cake that resembles a staircase leading to a giant edible Oscar statuette that is iced in a way that makes...