Archive for September, 2007

Online now: The red stuff

September 2007

LATimes on pomegranates: POM to Poma

Online now: Media dish

September 2007

Reviewers unmasked/LATimes

Time to gild the zucchini

September 2007

Los Angeles Times/August 2007

All I was hoping for at lunch in the Nice-Cote d’Azur airport was something slightly better than the chicken or “beef” Air France would undoubtedly be shoveling out. What I got was a good table with a view of the sea (and runway), an even better rosé and the best idea for late summer cooking. (more…)

Pensive deviled eggs? Irate gazpacho?

September 2007

Los Angeles Times/August 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hugo Liu says he hates recipes; the whole concept seems hopelessly antiquated to a guy who starts cooking by sniffing spices and thinking. Yet he has invented a revolutionary way of developing them. (more…)

Wine of the moment? ‘Le Picpoul’

September 2007

Los Angeles Times/July 2007

MONTPELLIER, France — The four women at a nearby table at lunch in the Medieval quarter here looked as if they had tottered in straight out of a Gallic translation of “Sex and the City”: made up, dressed up and hoping for something more than salads. Any silly resemblance ended with their drinks, though, because the waitress was delivering not a tray of cosmos but a bottle of what she cheerily announced as “Le Picpoul.” (more…)