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Post-War on Christmas

Martin Marty | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Martin Marty

Now that the "War on Christmas" is over -- its publicist, Fox News Bill O'Reilly, announced this finding last week -- we can survey the post-war terrain.

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

Orbitz.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.

Chefs' Movie Doppelgangers: Famous Chefs At The James Beard Awards

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

At this year's awards we decided to ask our favorite chefs who would play them in a movie version of their life.

Chicago Gears Up for the James Beard Awards

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.02.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The impact of so many great chefs and excellent restaurants can be felt by the James Beard Foundation announcing its nominees in Chicago, rather than New York.

Brunch Season Heating Up

Scott Bridges | Posted 06.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

IT just wouldn't be L.A. without chicken and waffles.

Meatless Monday: Earth Day With Eco-Chef Bryant Terry

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Earth Day just tastes better with self-described eco-chef Bryant Terry in the kitchen."I started calling myself an eco-chef in 2002,"says the author o...

Rick Bayless Is Opening A New Resto In Wicker Park

Posted 09.23.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's own celebrity chef supreme Rick Bayless is expanding his local restaurant empire -- though not to the part of town he was previously rumored...

Red O: Mexican on Melrose

Scott Bridges | Posted 11.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Top Chef Masters winner and James Beard Award-winner Rick Bayless deserves credit for his role in reinventing Mexican food in America with his PBS series Mexico -- One Plate at a Time and his Beard-nominated Mexican Everyday.

Is Rick Bayless Expanding His Resto Empire? All Signs Point To..

Posted 07.11.2013 | Chicago

According to multiple reports, celebrity chef Rick Bayless is looking to expand his booming restaurant empire in Chicago by opening a new venture in a...

10 Unexpected Food Trends

Foodbeast | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

Although the list curiously avoids any mentions of Nutella, bacon or even Sriracha, it's an interesting look into the future of culinary trends via the perspective of an experienced chef -- aka, somebody other than a "foodie" blogger.

11 Chefs Changing the Food System

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Each of these 11 chefs is a pioneer in the sustainability movement. Let their food philosophies serve as an inspiration for your own Independence Day festivities!

Top Celebrity Chefs Talk Chicago's Food Scene

Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

Next week, Chicago's McCormick Place will play host to the National Restaurant Association's Hotel-Motel Show. From May 18-21, more than 60,000 sup...

A Chat With Thomas Keller at the International Association of Culinary Professionals

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Denise Vivaldo

Last week was the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference in San Francisco. IACP is a culinary networking group started over 30 years ago by some of the world's greatest and most famous cooking teachers.

New Video Cooking Magazine Has Premier Chefs Teaching Recipes

Zester Daily | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Chefs like Rick Bayless are present. They use all of their senses: listening for when something is done; smelling when it's time for the next step.

Five Years of The Interview Show -- The Highlights

Mark Bazer | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy
Mark Bazer

The Interview Show, which I host at The Hideout (in Chicago) and Union Hall (in Brooklyn), celebrated its fifth anniversary on Feb. 1.

Which Chicago Celebrichef Has The Top Smile?

Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the nation's most acclaimed and well-known chefs -- but who among them holds bragging rights for the finest set of pearly w...

Rick Bayless Auctions Off Private Cooking Class For Charity

Posted 06.03.2012 | Chicago

Love eating Rick Bayless's cooking, but tired of having to wait in line--nay, leave your house--for a plateful at Frontera? If you've also got $15,...

A Solid Future for the Arts: Chicago Academy for the Arts Turns 30

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.16.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I attended the thirtieth anniversary celebration for the Chicago Academy for the Arts and I was awe-struck by the student performances that preceded last Thursday evening's gala.

The 11 Best Mexican Food Chefs In America

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It's hard to remember a time when Mexican food (or at least Tex-Mex food) wasn't big, but today Mexican is as popular as ever. The reason? It's unique...

Lucy Blodgett

How LA Chefs Spent Thanksgiving

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 11.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Crashing carts in the grocery store rush, frantic meal planning, sending guests for cranberry sauce and setting the table for eight -- oh, just some o...

Do You Know What Foods Your Favorite Chef Hates?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs usually aren't picky eaters, which makes sense if you think about it: a cook who dislikes eating most foods is like a mechanic who doesn't like ...

Rick Bayless Will Be Special Guest At Lula's Taco Hell

Time Out Chicago | Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

Jason Hammel has been busy procuring taco-shell molds, sourcing cafeteria trays and printing tablemats emblazoned with a devil eating a taco in prepar...

What Would Rahm Teach?

Keith Ecker | Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago
Keith Ecker

What would you want Mayor Emanuel to teach? Here are some of my top-of-mind suggestions.

WATCH: Rick Bayless Writes, Caters And Stars In New Lookingglass Show

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

As if Chicago's celebrity chef Rick Bayless weren't busy enough managing Xoco, Topolobambo and the many incarnations of Frontera, his newest culinary ...

Chicago Episode Of Andrew Zimmern's 'Bizarre Foods' Airs Tonight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the most respected chefs in the world. Whether you're into greasy spoons or Michelin-rated fine dining establishments, we h...