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  • Mixology issue: Breakfast cocktails let you have your drinks over easy

     
    There are times when breakfast makes a perfect end-of-the-day meal, and others when drinking your dinner seems to be the logical choice. Two local bartenders have decided to fuse these guilty pleasures, creating unique breakfast-inspired cocktails...
  • An equipment bonanza for kitchen geeks

    An equipment bonanza for kitchen geeks
    A hand-held smoker that looks like a toy pistol, a blender that heats or cools while it whizzes your soup or smoothie, professional immersion blenders, dehydrators, whipping siphons, induction burners, sous-vide machines and vacuum sealers. As mainstream...
  • Alinea chef Grant Achatz gives L.A. a taste of what's to come at his new Chicago bar Aviary

     
    Any cocktail geek who has been watching via YouTube the experiments of chef Grant Achatz et al. as he prepares to open "molecular" cocktail bar Aviary in Chicago has been wondering what an edible Cynar Flip or boozy "bubble tea"......
  • Et tu, Thomas?

     
    It was probably bound to happen sooner or later. Superstar chef Thomas Keller (the French Laundry, Bouchon, Per Se) has joined the Twittering hordes. Don't expect a lot of ROTFL or OMG moments, though; Keller's a pretty buttoned-up guy except......
  • Say ‘cheese,' or meat, or fish

     
    The paparazzi target wasn't hard to find: It smelled distinctly of fish. Camera flashes cut across the softly lighted downtown Los Angeles restaurant, as the crowd at Ludo Bites jostled for the coveted photo — of the Columbia River king salmon confit....
  • Bocuse d'Or contestants are announced for February competition

     
    Thinking ahead, the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation will choose a candidate to represent the U.S. in the 2011 Bocuse d'Or in February, early enough so that the competitor has time to train. The U.S. semifinals are set for Feb. 6,......
  • Ina Garten targets real-world cooks in 'Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics'

    Ina Garten targets real-world cooks in 'Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics'
    Judging from some of the most popular titles of the recent holiday season, you might think the only reason people bought cookbooks was to talk about them. Let's see, we had "Under Pressure," Thomas Keller's book on sous-vide cooking, which is probably...
  • Cookbooks by chefs

    Reaching higher Cookbooks for very serious cooks or, well, chefs (alphabetical by author): "Alinea" by Grant Achatz, with Nick Kokonas, Mark McClusky, Michael Nagrant, Michael Ruhlman and Jeffrey Steingarten. Ten Speed Press, $50 (October). "A Day at...
  • Jamie Oliver, David Tanis set their sights on the home front with cookbooks for fall

    Encapsulated beet-juice spheres under verjuice ice and lemon thyme froth. TorchonTorchon of monkfish liver cooked sous vide in an immersion circulator at 64 degrees Celsius. Jamón ibérico consommé. Ah, fall, the season of college football, PTA meetings...
  • Grant Achatz, Russ Parsons lauded by James Beard Foundation

    AN EMOTIONAL ovation greeted chef Grant Achatz of Chicago's Alinea restaurant when he was named outstanding chef for 2007 at Sunday night's James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony in New York City. Achatz, known for his avant-garde cuisine drawing on...