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October 26, 2010
MOVIES "Four Lions" It was bound to happen sooner or later: After making sport of such topics as the drug trade and pedophilia, British director and seasoned satirist Chris Morris has finally made his way around to lampooning Islamic fundamentalism. After screening "Four Lions," his latest mockumentary, Morris will be on hand to field questions and introduce outtakes from the film. Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre , 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Free with RSVP.
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July 8, 2013 | By S. Irene Virbila
Mark Bittman's bestselling book “ How to Cook Everything ” is also an app and to celebrate five years of the App Store , Apple is now giving it away for free. Stuck at the grocery store without a clue what to do with the salmon you just bought, fire up the “How to Cook Everything” app and find some recipes.  Or if you find yourself marooned on an island in Greece and want to know how to cook a whole fish or braise squid, or have a sudden urge to try a chocolate soufflé in the middle of the night, all you need is this app. Here, in one place, are about 2,000 recipes from the New York Times food columnist.
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December 2, 1998
1. "The Pie and Pastry Bible," by Rose Levy Beranbaum (Scribner, $35). Another masterwork from America's most obsessive cookbook writer. 5/4 Last Week: 5 Weeks on List: 4 2. "How To Cook Everything," by Mark Bittman (MacMillan, $25). A fresh approach to the cooking encyclopedia, with more than 1,500 recipes. 2/ 10 Last Week: 2 Weeks on List: 10 3. "Jean-Georges," by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Mark Bittman (Broadway Books, $35). Creative restaurant cooking adapted for the home kitchen.
NEWS
October 23, 2012 | By Russ Parsons
"Best of" lists are a staple of magazines and websites. Leave it to Clark Wolf, one of the canniest food marketers around, to figure a way to turn one into a book. And a fascinating book at that. Teaming with Marvin Taylor and an esteemed cast or advisors, Wolf has produced "101 Classic Cookbooks," a collection that will inspire much good cooking and probably even more spirited discussion. (A couple of obligatory disclaimers: My colleague Jonathan Gold was one of the advisors for this book, and I am a member of a committee that does a similar job selecting the Culinary Classics awards for the International Assn.
NEWS
October 23, 2012 | By Russ Parsons
"Best of" lists are a staple of magazines and websites. Leave it to Clark Wolf, one of the canniest food marketers around, to figure a way to turn one into a book. And a fascinating book at that. Teaming with Marvin Taylor and an esteemed cast or advisors, Wolf has produced "101 Classic Cookbooks," a collection that will inspire much good cooking and probably even more spirited discussion. (A couple of obligatory disclaimers: My colleague Jonathan Gold was one of the advisors for this book, and I am a member of a committee that does a similar job selecting the Culinary Classics awards for the International Assn.
NEWS
July 8, 2013 | By S. Irene Virbila
Mark Bittman's bestselling book “ How to Cook Everything ” is also an app and to celebrate five years of the App Store , Apple is now giving it away for free. Stuck at the grocery store without a clue what to do with the salmon you just bought, fire up the “How to Cook Everything” app and find some recipes.  Or if you find yourself marooned on an island in Greece and want to know how to cook a whole fish or braise squid, or have a sudden urge to try a chocolate soufflé in the middle of the night, all you need is this app. Here, in one place, are about 2,000 recipes from the New York Times food columnist.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 26, 2010
MOVIES "Four Lions" It was bound to happen sooner or later: After making sport of such topics as the drug trade and pedophilia, British director and seasoned satirist Chris Morris has finally made his way around to lampooning Islamic fundamentalism. After screening "Four Lions," his latest mockumentary, Morris will be on hand to field questions and introduce outtakes from the film. Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre , 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Free with RSVP.
FOOD
December 2, 1998
1. "The Pie and Pastry Bible," by Rose Levy Beranbaum (Scribner, $35). Another masterwork from America's most obsessive cookbook writer. 5/4 Last Week: 5 Weeks on List: 4 2. "How To Cook Everything," by Mark Bittman (MacMillan, $25). A fresh approach to the cooking encyclopedia, with more than 1,500 recipes. 2/ 10 Last Week: 2 Weeks on List: 10 3. "Jean-Georges," by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Mark Bittman (Broadway Books, $35). Creative restaurant cooking adapted for the home kitchen.
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