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  • The Review: La Cachette Bistro in Santa Monica

    The Review: La Cachette Bistro in Santa Monica
    After 15 years, La Cachette, "the hideaway," is no longer hiding out in Century City. Chef-owner Jean-Francois Meteigner suffered years of roadwork on Santa Monica Boulevard that made his French restaurant difficult to get to. And yet now that traffic...
  • Grant Achatz, Russ Parsons lauded by James Beard Foundation

    AN EMOTIONAL ovation greeted chef Grant Achatz of Chicago's Alinea restaurant when he was named outstanding chef for 2007 at Sunday night's James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony in New York City. Achatz, known for his avant-garde cuisine drawing on...
  • Julia Child at 80

    At 80, Julia Child is still a champion of the good life. And with more than 40 years of fine dining under her belt--which fits quite trimly--she's a powerful argument for having your genoise and eating it too. "I eat properly, and that makes a...
  • Bocuse: Pure and simple

    Paul Bocuse, where were you when I needed you? In 1982, the year "Bocuse in Your Kitchen" was first published, I was working my way through Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Of course that's a great way to learn, but "Bocuse in Your...
  • Crespéou, an edible ticket to Provence

    Crespéou, an edible ticket to Provence
    IT can't be an accident that this summer's hit movie features a dish from Provence. No other region of the world has so many potential sequels so suited to the season — after ratatouille, they could start with aioli or bouillabaisse and keep going...
  • Napa's Copia closes, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    Copia, the nearly $80-million museum of wine and food started in the town of Napa by the late vintner Robert Mondavi, has closed and is filing for protection from bankruptcy. The nonprofit center has been struggling to find an audience for years, and...
  • A quick fix makes greens in spring soup sing

    A quick fix makes greens in spring soup sing
    "It seemed like a good idea at the time" may well be the sorriest phrase in the English language and, perhaps, the most common. I know I contributed at least a couple of dozen repetitions all by myself the other night. We were having some friends over...
  • Recipe: Chive crepes stuffed with mushrooms and ham

    Recipe: Chive crepes stuffed with mushrooms and ham
    Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes plus one hour chilling time for the crepe batter Servings: 4 to 6 Note: This is my standard crepe recipe, adapted from the one in Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Maitake mushrooms, also known as hen of...
  • 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...
  • New edition of 'Ma Gastronomie' with a Thomas Keller introduction

    He loved butter and practical jokes, had an insatiable appetite and was inclined to start his mornings by shaving outdoors with two magnums of Champagne on ice by his side. At one point, nearly half of the Michelin three-star chefs in France had trained...
  • It's air time

    It's air time
    DEEP-frying is the bacon of cooking techniques: It makes everything taste better. Do it with beignets, though, and you get the irresistible results in a more lyrical package. The word is almost as satisfying to say as the real thing is to eat. Beignets...
  • Foodies, rejoice! Julia Child, er, Meryl Streep gets the nod for 'Julie & Julia'

     
    We're not surprised. But we're plenty glad. Meryl Streep earned an unprecedented 16th Oscar acting nomination Tuesday morning -- a feat no one else, man or woman, has ever achieved -- for channeling food goddess Julia Child in the film......