| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:07 PM
'Summer Tastes' at Jar: Chef Suzanne Tracht and her team are offering "Summer Tastes" at Jar, a three-course menu of seasonal eats. The menu, priced at $40 per person, will change each month and will be available nightly. The latest "Summer Taste" menu...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Google’s stated goal is to index all of the world’s information. So what do you know about some of the subjects of its popular, logo-altering Google Doodles?
And these were just from some of the 2012 doodles. Check out the 2011 Google...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years.
Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...
| Dec 22, 2012
Once I lived in a place where winter temperatures regularly dipped below freezing, and my best friend was my goose down comforter. My downstairs neighbor was a Renaissance English scholar, and every year he did the whole Dickens Christmas feast complete...
| Jul 11, 2013
Sub out the restaurant name, and the tales of woe are the same at a hundred other places. A longtime family-run restaurant buckling under the weight of the economy, as it pursues every course to stay above water.
It's a familiar story. This time, the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
"To Master the Art," William Brown and Doug Frew's biographical drama about the life and work of the famed culinary icon Julia Child, is to have a reprise commercial engagement at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago this fall.
The piece, which stars Karen...
| Jun 17, 2013
That's a good point! (No it isn't.)
I'd be happy to join the team! (I'd rather be eaten by wart hogs.)
Your cake is delicious! (Thanks for the food poisoning, Julia Child.)
These are but a few examples of the lies we tell at work. Most aren't...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Home_plate_evite2_7.23.12For the month of August, Heath Los Angeles is offering an irresistible deal: Bring in your tired old dinnerware and get 25% off on the equivalent piece of Heathware....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Firs it was Mister Rogers. Then Bob Ross. Now, it's legendary chef Julia Child's turn to be auto-tuned by PBS Digital Studios, in the joyous video below. It's probably no surprise, considering that PBS is in the midst of celebrating Child's centenary (she...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Although Lindsay Lohan is off the hook concerning a theft from a Hollywood Hills home, she seemed upset about the situation at least four days after the alleged incident, according to her Twitter comments....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:32 PM
In her four decades as America’s cooking teacher, Julia Child had a hard and fast rule about commercial endorsements: She didn’t do them. It didn’t matter whether it was the butter that made her beurre blanc sauce sing, the pot in...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"I love to teach, and PBS came to me looking for a real cooking show, one that would inspire experienced cooks - and new cooks - to get in the kitchen and really try these things,"...