September 15, 2004
Rankings are based on a Times poll of national and independent booksellers. *--* SO. CAL. RATING *--* *--* 1 30-Minute Meals 2 by Rachael Ray (Lake Island Press, $14.95) Still going strong. 2 Italian Easy: Recipes From the London River Cafe by Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers (Clarkson Potter, $35) Admirers of the authors' half-dozen other cookbooks are propelling this new title. 3 The South Beach Diet Cookbook by Arthur Agatston (Rodale Press, $29.95) Recipes for the dieter.
May 23, 2008 |
Eat your heart out, Bobby Flay. These sleek, shiny grills and accessories from Viking -- the Rolls-Royce of kitchen appliances -- will have neighbors scaling your fence in hot pursuit of the wafting smell of smoked rib-eyes. Jeff Black, whose family has owned California Home Spas & Patio in Long Beach for 31 years, offers tips on how to burn a hole in your wallet and get your grill on: -- Who says bigger isn't better?
April 10, 2013 |
The Tribeca Film Festival has announced its jury for the 2013 edition, and it's the usual mix of star names and unexpected public personalities. The world narrative competition jury will include playwright and filmmaker Kenny Lonergan, director Paul Haggis and actresses Bryce Dallas-Howard and Blythe Danner, as well as Time Magazine senior editor Jessica Winter. Meanwhile, Whoopi Goldberg will serve on the world documentary jury, joining directors Sandi Dubowski and Joe Berlinger and actresses Evan Rachel Wood and Mira Sorvino.
June 8, 2013 |
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, wrapped up a summit at this sweltering California desert resort Saturday after nearly eight hours of talks over two days and a candle-lit dinner aimed at shaping what both leaders called a "new model" of future relations. The meetings grew contentious Saturday morning when Obama pushed Xi to do more to curb Chinese cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and infrastructure. Obama argued the alleged hacking was "inconsistent with the kind of relationship we want to have with China," according to Tom Donilon, the president's national security advisor.
January 1, 2010 |
White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford knows about all about cooking under pressure. After all, she cooks for the leader of the free world. (First under George W. Bush, now under Barack Obama.) So she said she wasn't all that unnerved by entering Kitchen Stadium for a special two-hour episode of the Food Network's cooking competition "Iron Chef America," which will air at 8 p.m. Sunday. "Kitchen Stadium and the White House, they're both immensely intense in terms of pressure," Comerford said.