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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook

    Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook
    Sheila Lukins, an influential cookbook author whose "The Silver Palate" demystified and helped popularize gourmet cooking in America's home kitchens, has died. She was 66. Lukins, who also operated a pioneering gourmet takeout shop, died Sunday at her...
  • 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...
  • Napa's Copia closes, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    Copia, the nearly $80-million museum of wine and food started in the town of Napa by the late vintner Robert Mondavi, has closed and is filing for protection from bankruptcy. The nonprofit center has been struggling to find an audience for years, and...
  • Foodies, rejoice! Julia Child, er, Meryl Streep gets the nod for 'Julie & Julia'

     
    We're not surprised. But we're plenty glad. Meryl Streep earned an unprecedented 16th Oscar acting nomination Tuesday morning -- a feat no one else, man or woman, has ever achieved -- for channeling food goddess Julia Child in the film......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • Eating and drinking with verve on Oscar Sunday

     
    The Academy Awards are to me what the Super Bowl was to my ex-boyfriend: an excuse to eat nonsensical amounts of food, swill unacceptable combinations of alcohol and become irate and ragingly hormonal over unjust judgment calls. In short, I......
  • Gold Derby Award winners: 'The Hurt Locker,' Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep

     
    "The Hurt Locker" won the most Gold Derby Awards bestowed by posters in our forums -- best picture, director (Kathryn Bigelow), film editing and cinematography. Most interesting among the results was Meryl Streep's victory over Sandra Bullock for best...
  • A snub for Julia, obese babies, liquor store smackdown and more

     
    --Julia Child -- I mean Meryl Streep -- was snubbed. But was she robbed? Should she have won the Oscar over Sandra Bullock? --Today, one of every three U.S. children is overweight — but it's much easier to prevent obesity......