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  • There's a new commercial player in town

    Mel Brooks' savvy producer Max Bialystock would never have closed down a hit show. But in Chicago, it happens all the time. The Goodman Theatre production of David Mamet's "Race" sold out its final weeks of performances, yet the show still closed with...
  • Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning

    Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — If you believe the glossy travel magazines, Santa Barbara drips money, and any visitor had better be ready to have their wallet leak all over the place, too. Touted as "the American Riviera," it's up there with Palm Beach,...
  • Paladar opening soon in Logan Square

    Paladar opening soon in Logan Square
    After 42 years, the old El Cid taco place near Congress Theater in Logan Square is being reinvented. Owner Jose Gonzales, who was born and raised in Cuba, bought out his business partners to pursue a new venture close to his heart: Paladar (2115 N....
  • It's summertime and the reading's easy

    It's summertime and the reading's easy
    As life seems to slow to a snail’s pace during summer’s languorous days, it’s the perfect time to indulge in reading. Thrillers and spooky tales provide a particular chill on a torpid evening. Light and breezy reads are the perfect...
  • Celebrating Julia Child's 100th birthday

    Celebrating Julia Child's 100th birthday
    Julia Child would have been 100 on Aug. 15, and though the beloved star of television's “The French Chef” died in 2004, she is clearly not forgotten. Alfred A. Knopf, Child's longtime publisher, is whooping it up on social media with a...
  • Broth vs. stock: What's the difference?

    Broth vs. stock: What's the difference?
    Q: What is the difference between chicken broth and chicken stock? Can you use either? --Tina Feigenberg, Chicago A: There's no real difference. The "Deluxe Food Lover's Companion" defines broth as "a liquid resulting from cooking vegetables, meat or...
  • Chew On This: Bistro Provence

    Chew On This: Bistro Provence
    Wouldn’t you love a trip to France? Can’t afford the airfare or bag fees? Bistro Provence on Memorial Drive brings France to you. It offers French food and French wine at an affordable price, but this isn’t Julia Child’s cooking....
  • Around Town: Summer garden

    We started the garden on a whim. We dug up the grass, bought chicken wire to keep out the gophers, erected a small fence to keep out the wild rabbits, then bought fertilizer, water and seeds. The plants came up willy-nilly, in no particular order. First,...
  • Sweet memories in 'Desserts by the Yard'

    Sweet memories in 'Desserts by the Yard'
    February 13, 2008 Tasting trips to Vienna, Tokyo and London. Late-night chats over homemade sourdough doughnuts and coffee ice cream with Julia Child. Red carpet snapshots with Hollywood stars toting a perfectly coiffed edible Oscar in one hand, a real...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 17, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann ($15) 3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14) 4. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold ($16.99) 5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (paperback) for Feb. 14, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger ($13.99) 3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15) 4. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks ($7.99) 5. Let the Great World Spin by...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Oct. 4, 2009

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14) 3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15) 4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and...