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  • A Daley Center mystery: Who lives there?

    According to the 2000 census, just 389 people listed a Loop address as their primary residence, a number that seems surprisingly small until you consider that nearly all the buildings there are office, commercial or public space. Nobody lives over the...
  • TV Chef Julia Child Dead at 91

    Julia Child, the influential cooking instructor whose books and television shows demystified French cuisine and launched an enduring epicurean craze in America, died this morning at her apartment in Montecito. She was 91. Child, a longtime Cambridge,...
  • A Day in the Life, at 90

    We knock on the door of Julia Child's condominium half an hour early. She appears after a minute. "Hello, dearie," she says and apologizes for being busy. She points us toward the living room. "Here's the paper. I'll be out when I'm done with these...
  • Bright Beginning -- the cherry season's upon us

    Life is, as they say, a bowl of cherries. That's the optimist's view, of course, the idea being that there's nothing better, nothing more appealing, nothing, well, happier than a generous -- and in the most optimistic view, bottomless -- bowl of big,...
  • Straight from the farm

    Straight from the farm
    California cuisine, we have been told time and again, is based on the close relationship between chef and farmer. So have you ever wondered why all of these restaurants seem to be in San Francisco or Los Angeles, hundreds of miles from the nearest...
  • The Grand Dame of American Cookery Lends Her Name to a Napa Restaurant

    The to-do list goes something like this: Scale way back on all earthly possessions, ridding yourself of books, pots and pans. Move to a much smaller place 3,000 miles away. And slap your name on a restaurant. It's a pretty ambitious schedule if, say, you'...
  • Diary of a chef wannabe

    Julie Powell was in a rut. Teetering on the brink of 30, living in a tiny apartment in a distinctly unglamorous outer borough of Manhattan, working at a government secretarial job she invariably describes as "soul-sucking," she figured what her life...
  • A Little Tart, A Lot of Character

    A perfectly ripe plum of the perfect variety, harvested on the perfect summer day, shipped and stored in the perfect way and delivered to you when you are in the perfect frame of mind to enjoy it--this is a rare pleasure indeed. When you hit upon this...
  • Celebration: A benefit is the appetizer in a series of food-laden fetes before Julia Child's big day.

    SAN FRANCISCO -- It's not every day that an American icon turns 90, and, strictly speaking, she hasn't. But when the icon is Julia Child, can there really be a wrong time for a celebratory "bon appetit"? "Well, I think it's all pretty nice, don't you?...
  • Nouveau Napa

    There's Napa, the valley. And then there's Napa, the city. Napa, the valley, is the realm of chef Thomas Keller's French Laundry in Yountville and Francis Ford Coppola's Niebaum-Coppola winery in Rutherford, of the luxe Meadowood resort in St. Helena and...
  • The joy that was our Julia

    Julia. Had Julia Child dominated only 20th century cookbook publishing, which she surely did after producing the bibles of dinner party cookery between 1961 and 1970 ("Mastering the Art of French Cooking" Volumes One and Two), we might have known her...
  • The age of indulgence gets its own Gourmet

    When the magazine of good living produced the first Gourmet cookbook in 1950, the world was a very different place. Europe was war-ravaged, while America was rich, innocent and giddy — the perfect setting for a new Europe, but with better plumbing...