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  • Hungry For Entertainment? Food, Reality Stars Hit The Touring Circuit

    Hungry For Entertainment? Food, Reality Stars Hit The Touring Circuit
    When Ina Garten looks out from center stage at a live presentation, she sees an audience of hundreds of eager faces, hungry to share an in-person experience with the food star known as "The Barefoot Contessa." Garten, who comes to Hartford's Bushnell...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • September 13: Author - Bob Spitz, Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

    September 13: Author - Bob Spitz, Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
    Bob Spitz To purchase a copy of the book: Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child Event: Tonight 7:00 p.m. Lake Villa Library  1001 E. Grand Avenue Lake Villa www.bobspitz.com/
  • Local goes from top-notch restaurants to her own cooking school

    Local goes from top-notch restaurants to her own cooking school
    For some, a spatula and a pan are merely decorative objects in the kitchen. Katie Averill wants to change that and help people ditch the takeout and learn how to cook. Averill, a Laguna Beach resident who has nearly 20 years of experience opening top...
  • Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron

    Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron
    I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections Nora Ephron Alfred A. Knopf: 142 pp., $22.95 It's good to be Nora Ephron. When you're Nora Ephron, you can get Meryl Streep, who once played a fictionalized version of you, to star as Julia Child in your...
  • Book review: 'A Covert Affair'

    Book review: 'A Covert Affair'
    Julia Child's wartime spell in the Office of Strategic Services has always seemed the most intriguing chapter in the story of her evolution from the cocoon of her staid, soft-shoe Pasadena upbringing into the iconic French chef who revolutionized American...
  • Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee

    Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee
    The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat Thomas McNamee Free Press, 339 pp., $27 Ask your average Food Network viewer or Yelp poster about Craig Claiborne and you're likely to be met with a blank look and a "Who?" How fleeting is fame in the food world....
  • Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire

    Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire
    With her first book on stitchery, needlework instructor Erica Wilson revived a craft and helped invent a publishing category. Her 1962 hardcover book, "Crewel Embroidery," both popularized the pursuit and helped transform her into "America's first lady...
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • Nora Ephron dies at 71; writer of sharp-edged romances

    This article has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. Nora Ephron, who cast an acerbic eye on relationships, metropolitan living and aging in essays, books, plays and hit movies including "Sleepless in Seattle," "When Harry Met Sally..."...
  • Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys

    Rene Verdon dies at 86; White House chef for the Kennedys
    When Rene Verdon became the first professional chef to work in the White House, in 1961, dining with the president was given an early 1800s spin: Outside caterers were replaced by an in-house operation that harked back to Thomas Jefferson's day....