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  • 2010 U.S. Open Squash Championships benefitting METROsquash

    October 1-2-The 2010 US Open Squash Championships benefitting METROsquash are coming to Chicago as part of the first ever sporting event in Millennium Park. Playing on an all-glass court on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage, the event will feature 96 of...
  • A gem in Cedar Rapids

    Three high-spirited women owned the estate now known as Brucemore. One built it. Another enlarged and enhanced it. The third turned it into a playground for pets -- then gave it away for the pleasure of future generations. Philadelphia-born Caroline...
  • Beyond Wholly Mole

    Oaxaca is often called the "land of seven moles" because its residents are so fond of this elaborate dish. But I found much more to taste, from the weird (grasshopper pizza and salt mixed with powdered worms) to the aristocratic (a rose petal sorbet)....
  • Each dish, as amazing as it can possibly be

    Each dish, as amazing as it can possibly be
    It's the old parlor game: "If you could eat dinner with anyone you wanted, whom would it be?" That may be fun for some, but for those who love to cook, wouldn't a more kitchen-centric twist be even better? Wouldn't you rather fantasize about whom you...
  • Where scene meets cuisine

    Where scene meets cuisine
    "Have you ever actually eaten here?" I hear the wispy-voiced vamp ask her fellow vamp, as the two, dressed in sparkly, bare-shouldered gowns, sashay past our table for the umpteenth time. "No, not really," she confesses. And that's precisely the dilemma...
  • Excitement on the formal side

    Excitement on the formal side
    People complain all the time about the demise of fine dining -- but it's alive and well at the Dining Room, the premier restaurant of the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena, where the gifted young chef Craig Strong cooks five nights a week....
  • Recipe: Mushroom and winter squash gratin

    Recipe: Mushroom and winter squash gratin
    Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 Note: In October, Russ Parsons shared a quick-searing technique for cooking mushrooms that makes even domestic mushrooms taste wild and woodsy. This standout recipe is drawn from that article. 1 (3 1/2-...
  • Maximilians

    Maximilians
    If you've ever been to southwestern France, you'll have eaten duck confit over and over again, along with every other part of the duck, including the foie gras. Nobody ever gets tired of it, it seems. And why should they? Duck is one of the most delicious...
  • Rhapsody in green

    Rhapsody in green
    Over lunch the other day a friend mentioned how hard it is to plan a menu for a dinner party anymore with all the food scares and scary diets loose in the land. "You can't serve salmon, you can't serve beef, you can't serve pasta," she said. "Rabbit is...
  • Mexican dishes, beautifully played

    Mexican dishes, beautifully played
    Flamboyant in his natty flat-topped French fireman's cap and chef's whites, Generoso Bahena hovers near the line cooks in his state-of-the-art open kitchen at the ambitious new haute-Mexican restaurant Malverde. He scrutinizes each plate on its way to the...
  • Exotic, Redefined

    Exotic, Redefined
    Green beans that grow a yard long and also come in purple; melons that look like spiny cucumbers and when ripe turn bright orange, with huge pomegranate-red seeds; squash that can be eaten like zucchini when it's young or used as a bath sponge later &#...