April 26, 2013 |
Chef Emeril Lagasse will bring his passion for seafood to three of his Las Vegas restaurants during a celebration of soft shell crab May 6-12. Delmonico Steakhouse , Emeril's New Orleans Fish House and Table 10 each will feature three to four soft shell crab dishes, with different offerings for lunch and dinner. Prices will range from $20 to $40. The evening menu at Delmonico Steakhouse, which is inside the Venetian , will feature a crispy soft shell crab Louis salad.
May 22, 2007 |
Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, who brought their daytime talk show to New Orleans this weekend, helped assemble playground equipment Monday at an elementary school damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Their syndicated show, "Live With Regis and Kelly," will be in New Orleans through Wednesday. Over the weekend, they taped segments spotlighting the city's food, music and culture.
December 10, 2002 |
There are at least eight simple reasons you can safely skip tonight's, um, very special Christmas episode of "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" (8 p.m., ABC): 1. The series has been on for only half a season and the producers are already trotting out a Christmas episode. You do the math. 2.
January 31, 2001 |
AT&T Corp., the largest U.S. cable television company, is seeking regulatory permission to sell stakes in E Entertainment, the Food Network and six other cable channels it acquired when it bought MediaOne Group Inc. last year. AT&T proposed the sales in a January filing with the Federal Communications Commission. In July, the New York-based company asked the FCC for permission to sell stakes in Outdoor Life and Speedvision, also obtained through MediaOne.
July 21, 1999 |
OK, it's official: food is show business. The final proof? "TV Chefs" (Renaissance Books, $16.95), a blown-out fanzine profiling a couple of dozen television cooking teachers, from Julia to whoever those guys are on "Dinner and a Movie."
June 26, 1994
There's a chili in the air on the Big Island of Hawaii where organizers are getting ready for the fifth annual "Cuisines of the Sun" festival, featuring the food of "Chili Climates." The three-day festival opens July 23 at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows. Guest chefs will include Rick Bayless, author of the book "Authentic Mexico"; Julie Sahni, author of "Classic Indian Cooking" and Emeril Lagasse, chef of Emeril's and NOLA in New Orleans.
November 28, 1993 |
Brownie recipes at midnight? Lettuce at 3 a.m.? We're into 24-hour food here. The Television Food Network, available on selected Southern California cable systems, has snagged some well-known names to host some of its shows. Jane Curtin introduces "Cooking Classics," which features vintage cooking shows (including segments with TV food pioneers James Beard and Dione Lucas). Robin Leach gabs with celebrities.
October 5, 2011 |
A test group of frequent fliers began using lower-hassle security lines Tuesday in exchange for sharing more personal info. If all goes well, the program will eventually be expanded beyond the four test airports at Atlanta, Miami, Detroit and Dallas-Fort Worth . . . . Another big winter on tap? Storm clouds and possible snow were on the horizon late Tuesday in Lake Tahoe . . . . The annual Carson City Nevada Day events will observe the 147th year since Nevada joined the union, with beard contests and carnival rides, Oct. 27-30.
January 12, 2000
1. "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home" by Julia Child and Jacques Pepin (Alfred Knopf, $40). A spirited kitchen conversation between two great cooks. Last Week: 1 Weeks on List: 16 2. "The Best Recipe" by the Editors of Cook's Illustrated Magazine (Boston Common Press, $29.95). "Ultimate" examples of favorite dishes. Last Week: 3 Weeks on List: 5 3. "Every Day's a Party" by Emeril Lagasse (William Morrow, $25). From Mardi Gras to New Year's Eve, Emeril's one partying dude.
February 20, 2013 |
If you read only one food story today (not that I'm advising that), you absolutely must read Andy Greenwald's brilliant piece on food television on Grantland . Not only is it a smart analysis of how the genre has devolved from Julia and Jacques to Rachael and Guy, but it's studded with enough laugh-out-loud lines to make any ordinary writer's year. Emeril Lagasse was “A lumbering, rump roast of a man who cooked like Paul Prudhomme but talked like the Gorton's Fisherman.” (Now he's “a Wookie in winter.”)