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  • Julia Child's life lessons -- live with abandon, for starters

    Julia Child's life lessons -- live with abandon, for starters
    So what’s to be learned from the new book  “Julia Child Rules/Lessons on Savoring Life”? Much -- and we mean much -- has been written about the chef, TV star and author (“Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” “The Way...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France

    Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France
    Light mist cloaked the ancient hills in Upper Normandy, and from somewhere within this tapestry of seaside cliffs and pastures of flowers, I expected a fire-breathing dragon or a white-haired wizard muttering ancient incantations would come bounding out...
  • 'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    'All in the Family' star Jean Stapleton dies at 90
    Jean Stapleton, the actress who endeared herself to viewers in the 1970s as Edith Bunker, whose sudden bursts of truth regularly cut through her husband Archie's bluster on the groundbreaking television series "All in the Family," has died. She was 90....
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...