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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 3, 2012 |
What to get a little boy for Christmas that isn't the usual toy car set, video game or sports item? One fresh-faced activist suggests an Easy-Bake Oven. McKenna, 13, is petitioning toy maker Hasbro to stop marketing the kitchen set only to young girls, asking for images of boys to also be placed on Easy-Bake boxes. The Garfield, N.J., eighth-grader, moved to action by her 4-year-old brother's attempts to cook on top of a lamp's light bulb, has already scored nearly 18,000 signatures on her petition on Change.org.
March 12, 1998 |
Fenix at the Argyle is no longer the bastion of French cuisine it was under Ken Frank, who left recently to try to open his own place in the Napa Valley. Well, yes, you can still find a few French-inspired dishes, such as shredded duck confit salad or Frank's signature rosti potatoes (occasionally offered as a special), but the menu has gone south for the main part. Specifically to New Orleans, where Fenix's new chef Brandon Boudet cooked with Big Easy biggies Paul Prudhomme and Emeril Lagasse.