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  • Julia Child at 80

    At 80, Julia Child is still a champion of the good life. And with more than 40 years of fine dining under her belt--which fits quite trimly--she's a powerful argument for having your genoise and eating it too. "I eat properly, and that makes a...
  • France was her entree, then the world was her oyster

    Paris -- WHEN Julia Child first came to France in 1948, she couldn't cook an omelet. She was a tall, gawky Pasadena girl married to a cultural liaison officer posted at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. She had heard the French were touchy. She couldn't speak...
  • Editor to the stars

    LET'S hit the high points of Judith Jones' career: pushed through the American translation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" and published Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Edited food legends such as Child, Marcella Hazan, Madhur Jaffrey,...
  • Spy service files are secret no more

    WASHINGTON -- Before she became a famously untidy television chef, Julia Child had a secret career as an American spy, winning praise for her attention to detail as she managed the flow of classified communications from remote posts in Ceylon and China...
  • Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told

    Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told
    At a certain point in the wonderful new movie "Julie & Julia," there is a plot twist so shocking the audience gasps. Julia Child does something that seems so totally out of character that even on the way out, people were still shaking their heads. "How...
  • Restaurant review: Le Saint Amour in Culver City

    Restaurant review: Le Saint Amour in Culver City
    The first time I went to Paris, a friend's old boyfriend, a poet who taught English to the employees of the French phone company, took me in hand and introduced me to his favorite restaurants. This American in Paris was mad about simple bistros and lively...
  • Monkey bread: It's play dough for bakers

    Monkey bread: It's play dough for bakers
    Of all the heirloom family recipes tucked away in my converted shoe box (iPhone apps have nothing on 3-by-5 cards), one for monkey bread ranks second only to my great-grandmother's biscuits as the most tattered. It's not because the Eisenhower-era pull-...
  • Review: Lobster with a view in Santa Monica

    Review: Lobster with a view in Santa Monica
    You'd think that with all of Santa Monica's coastline, there would be more restaurants right on the beach, places where you could enjoy local seafood and revel in the landscape of sea and sand. Not counting hotel dining rooms, the list is far too short....
  • Bon Appetit's leading lady: Barbara Fairchild

    Bon Appetit's leading lady: Barbara Fairchild
    Barbara Fairchild joined Bon App├ętit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...
  • The Review: Cafe Pierre in Manhattan Beach

    The Review: Cafe Pierre in Manhattan Beach
    When a restaurant has been around for as long as Cafe Pierre, it's not reasonable to expect it to be performing with the same panache and energy as in the early days. Most decades-old places carry on without changing a thing until it's too late. Chasen'...
  • The Review: La Cachette Bistro in Santa Monica

    The Review: La Cachette Bistro in Santa Monica
    After 15 years, La Cachette, "the hideaway," is no longer hiding out in Century City. Chef-owner Jean-Francois Meteigner suffered years of roadwork on Santa Monica Boulevard that made his French restaurant difficult to get to. And yet now that traffic...