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Hey, You! Get Off of My Cloud!

Friday, July 18th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Some things you should know before you see Sex Tape starring Cameron Diaz (Annie) and Jason Segel (Jay): Not everyone who makes a sex tape

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Rebecca Fischer –
Executive Chef at Clyde’s of Tysons Corner

Friday, December 20th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Texas native Rebecca Jacks Fischer has been dabbling in kitchens since she was a young girl. She spent most of her adolescence perfecting pizza dough,

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Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman’s Survival Lessons

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
by on Reading Around

As a lover of books and authors, I stand here ready to accept all punishment for never having read something by Alice Hoffman. I’d heard

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Woman Around Town: Sara’s Kitchen

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

For someone who rarely turns on the oven, it could be an intimidating experience to discuss cooking with Sara Moulton, the former executive chef of

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Sel et Poivre—Left Bank on the East Side

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
by on Dining Around

My favorite part of France is Provence, in part because of its wonderful food. Among my fondest memories is devouring a delicious fish soup in

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Le Périgord—Classic French Food Bliss

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
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Twenty years ago my parents, with refined European palettes of the first order, hosted their 50th wedding anniversary dinner in the private party room of

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Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia: A Feast for the Eyes

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009
by on Playing Around

Early in the film, Julie & Julia, Julia Child (played with delicious enthusiasm by Meryl Streep) arrives in France where her husband, Paul (Stanley Tucci),

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