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  • On the Town: Unexpected guests drop by the Nativity

    On the Town: Unexpected guests drop by the Nativity
    “God has a great sense of humor and wants us to laugh,” preaches Pastor Paul Clairville of Burbank’s Westminster Presbyterian Church. If, by some chance, that were not to be the case, Pastor Paul and more than 100 of his congregants who...
  • 300 sandwiches for that engagement ring? Here are 19 recipes to help

    300 sandwiches for that engagement ring? Here are 19 recipes to help
    Three hundred sandwiches. That's the price one man gave to his girlfriend for an engagement ring. If a man tells you to make 300 sandwiches before he -- in Beyonce's lingo -- puts a ring on it, you may laugh it off as a joke, chalk it up to your future...
  • For 'Old Jews,' the title says it and sells it

    For 'Old Jews,' the title says it and sells it
    Over lunch recently at Howells & Hood, the creators of the show "Old Jews Telling Jokes" were chortling about their sign. Signage is often an issue at the Royal George Theatre on Chicago's North Side, a venue that does not exactly come with chaser...
  • Save the questions for humans, not your phone

    I'm not talking. Not to a phone. It may be all the rage for celebrities in iPhone commercials to have pithy exchanges with Siri, the female-sounding voice assistant, but if you ask me, they just sound stupid. Like actress Zooey Deschanel, in her...
  • Italian cooking legend Marcella Hazan dies

    Marcella Hazan, whose many cookbooks introduced Americans to the true food of Italy, died Sunday morning at her home in Longboat Key, Fla., according to her husband, Victor Hazan. She was 89 and had been in failing health for several months. Her...
  • Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking

    Marcella Hazan's commandments of Italian cooking
    As an instructor, the late Marcella Hazan, who died Sunday at her home in Florida, was nothing if not rigorous. In fact, she could be downright dogmatic, particularly when it came to what she considered to be travesties against her beloved Italian...
  • 'Breaking Bad' bares binge-viewing obsession

    'Breaking Bad' bares binge-viewing obsession
    America has shifted from a country in which TV viewers once had weekly appointments with favorite shows — sort of like a pre-scheduled session with a therapist — to a country in which followers of TV programs engage in all-night binges —...
  • Anya Von Bremzen on her memoir of eating behind the Iron Curtain

    Anya Von Bremzen on her memoir of eating behind the Iron Curtain
    Anya Von Bremzen makes her living writing about some of the most wondrous food in the world. It’s a remarkable career for a woman born in 1963 Moscow, an era of bread lines and making do. Her new book, “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A...
  • 5 Reasons Sandra Bullock Could Win the Oscar (Again)

    As Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" enters its second weekend of sold-out multiplexes across the country, it's becoming the cinematic event of the year. The space epic may not break the same box office records that "Titanic" did in 1997, but in some ways it's...
  • Cookbooks and wine guides for holiday gift-giving

    Cookbooks and wine guides for holiday gift-giving
    Whether the cook on your holiday gift list is interested in reading about family and food in Soviet Russia or the preparation of classic French dishes such as jambon au foin ("ham in hay"), baking pies or making authentic pasta carbonara, this fall has...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A flashback to when French was king

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A flashback to when French was king
    Are you old enough to remember when French cuisine came to the United States and set the standard for fine dining? Home cooks across America were loyally watching Julia Child and rushing to buy her cookbooks, while a plethora of French eateries from...
  • Big acting, small expenditures in the storefronts

     Big acting, small expenditures in the storefronts
    Chicago's storefront theaters operate on very low budgets. They typically put together a season, or several seasons, on a budget far less than a single Broadway play. Yet, time and again, the artists who work within those confines ensure that audiences...