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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years
    Dizz's As Is has been around since 1977, and that kind of longevity for a restaurant indicates it has been doing something very right, for a very long time. Upon entering this cottage-like building, you feel as if you have been transported into the...
  • How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent

    How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent
    It was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1976, but "Murder By Death" has the feel of something Neil Simon and his brother Danny might have cooked up for Sid Caesar during their days writing for "Your Show of Shows" in the '50s: Assemble a group of well-...
  • Dining Out: Eating the class project at Chez Cherie

    Dining Out: Eating the class project at Chez Cherie
    Perhaps, like me, you've passed the cute, ivy-covered bistro-looking place with the Chez Cherie sign on Foothill Boulevard in La CaƱada Flintridge and wondered, "Why is this never open? Where are the diners?" Well, I'm here to tell you, on Tuesday...
  • Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image

    Julia Child foundation sues Williams-Sonoma over chef's name, image
    The nonprofit organization that safeguards Julia Child's legacy has a beef with culinary retail giant Williams-Sonoma, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Santa Barbara County Superior Court. The chain has been illegally using Child's name and...
  • Dining Out: Sweetsalt might just prove good for your health

    Dining Out: Sweetsalt might just prove good for your health
    Looking like a fine boulangerie in southern France, Sweetsalt Food Shop is a study in white marble, pewter, vintage silverware and cafe tables. The front window is filled with footed plates piled high with beautiful macarons, bars, bundt cakes and pies....
  • 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...
  • Check It Out: From the blog to the bookshelf

    Social media have created ways for people to interact to share, communicate or exchange information. Twitter, with its 140-character-or-less tweets, allows one to post questions or comments. Instagram's users can use digital filters to post videos and...
  • ONE FOR THE TABLE: Patricia Wells' 'French Kitchen Cookbook,' a review

    ONE FOR THE TABLE: Patricia Wells' 'French Kitchen Cookbook,' a review
    By Susan Russo for Oneforthetable.com Two weeks residing in an 18th-century Provencal farmhouse owned by a world-renown cookbook author and former restaurant critic who enthusiastically teaches you to how to cook, enjoy fine wine, and find satisfaction...
  • Cracking egg cookery

    Cracking egg cookery
    Q: What's the perfect way to boil eggs? I've tried every tip out there, it seems. Each one promises perfectly boiled eggs that can be shelled easily. —Lorna Lim Wong, Chicago A: A great question from a former Tribune colleague – one...
  • Autopsy set for Charlie Trotter; chef reportedly diagnosed with aneurysm

    An autopsy is scheduled today for famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, whose unexpected death at 54 on Tuesday shocked both the city and the food world. Trotter was considered by many to be a pioneer in both food and wine, having single-handedly made...
  • Fall Guide 2013: Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia

    Fall Guide 2013:  Karen Janes Woditsch has mastered the art of portraying Julia
    It takes moxie to play Julia Child any time, but tackling the role onstage a year after Meryl Streep nailed the beloved chef's bonhomie and trademark trill on screen in "Julie and Julia" seems especially daunting. Yet Karen Janes Woditsch's Julia in "To...
  • Famine and feast in the Soviet Union: 'Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking'

    Famine and feast in the Soviet Union: 'Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking'
    Hunger, to paraphrase the old line, makes the best sauce. Judging from Anya von Bremzen’s splendid new “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking,” it also makes for a pretty good memoir. Von Bremzen is a widely published food and travel...