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    Guns Now Legal in Tenn. Restaurants

    Guns Now Legal in Tenn. Restaurants
    A law allowing anyone in Tennessee with a valid permit to carry a handgun to bring it into a restaurant has taken effect after a last-minute challenge failed. In the Nashville area, Davidson County Chancellor Claudia Bonnyman refused a request Monday by bar and restaurant owners to keep the law from taking effect, the Memphis Commercial-Appeal reported. But Bonnyman said their ...
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    Couple Dines at the Same Restaurant Every Day for Four Years

    Couple Dines at the Same Restaurant Every Day for Four Years
    Don and Pat Clubbs think the Democracy Grille at the Bethesda Marriott Suites is the perfect local destination for cocktails, dinner, or brunch on the weekends. In fact, they are so convinced that they have been regulars there seven days a week for four years and 1,460 meals. But what keeps them coming back? First, they say the location is perfect ...
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    At Last, Young Chefs Stand Up to Beast of 'Hell's Kitchen'

    At Last, Young Chefs Stand Up to Beast of 'Hell's Kitchen'
    The chefs are fighting back this season on Fox's "Hell's Kitchen." The sixth season of Gordon Ramsay's cooking competition series kicks off Tuesday and, for the first time ever, a contestant gives as good as he gets during the episode's elimination round. Not only does he swear right back at Ramsay, but he challenges him to - gasp - "step outside." ...
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    Chefs Embrace Farm-to-Table Movement

    Chefs Embrace Farm-to-Table Movement
    SOUTHERN PINES - Chopping tobacco or chopping barbecue: those were the options Rhett Morris faced as a teen in rural Moore County. As the tall, tanned chef with an easy smile chatted his way through his third batch of peach-corn salsa on a sweltering Saturday morning in downtown Southern Pines, there's no doubt in his heart - or taste buds - ...
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    Young Chef Competition in Teipei

    Young Chef Competition in Teipei
    The 2009 Taipei International Food Festival held three activities on July 4th and 5th. The Taipei City Government said that promotions for the Food Festival lasted three months and that during the last two days the best of the Festival was shown. The Young Chef Competition is about wisdom, skills, and experience A fascinating light show attracted everyone's attention as the ...
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    The "Culinary Cocktail": Good Enough to Eat

    The "Culinary Cocktail": Good Enough to Eat
    TORONTO - Lemongrass, basil, and ginger are moving from the kitchen counter and onto the bar counter for Summer and into Fall 2009. According to a recent survey of 1600 chefs conducted by The National Restaurant Association, 33% of those surveyed said the "culinary cocktail" is the number-one emerging concept for 2009, with professional bartenders approaching drink-making as a chef does ...
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    Hospital Food Service Executive Wins Award

    Hospital Food Service Executive Wins Award
    Premier healthcare alliance has announced Erick Neuharth, executive chef at St. Helena Hospital in St. Helena, Calif., has been named the winner of Premier's 2009 Culinary Creations Award. Neuharth was selected by more than 300 of his peers at Premier's annual Foodservice Forum, held in conjunction with its 2009 Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, which drew more than 2,000 healthcare systems ...
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    Country Clubs & Golf Courses Tee Up for Improved Profits With ChefTec

     Country Clubs & Golf Courses Tee Up for Improved Profits With ChefTec
    Scan the schedule for the 2009 PGA Tour and you will find a number of country clubs, resorts and golf courses that are using ChefTec and CorTec Software. Culinary Software Services, the leading provider of back-of-the-house technology for the foodservice and hospitality industry, has installations in hundreds of clubs throughout the world, including the TPC properties in Boston, Sawgrass, Louisiana, ...
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    An Establish Food Stylist Moves From City to Country

    An Establish Food Stylist Moves From City to Country
    NEW LIFE: Chef Dianne Curtin moved from being a food stylist in London to being a food lover in west Cork WHEN DIANNE Curtin abandoned a metropolitan lifestyle and demanding career as a food stylist in London to live on a remote west Cork hill, she could never have envisaged what lay ahead. If you'd told her that within a few ...
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    Beet Ice Cream!

    Beet Ice Cream!
    When it comes to ice cream, pastry chef Carrie Summer really has her priorities straight. "Instead of buying a new car this year, I bought a Pacojet," she said, referring to her newly acquired Swiss-tooled toy, the Rolls-Royce of frozen dessert makers. "All the top chefs are using it," she said. Including her. Summer is the sweet side of the Chef ...
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    Boston Chef Survives `Hell's Kitchen'

    Boston Chef Survives `Hell's Kitchen'
    "Hell's Kitchen" contestant Andy Husbands had no concerns about being on the receiving end of the invective spewed by potty-mouthed British chef Gordon Ramsay. The Boston chef/owner of Tremont 647 worked on Block Island for a guy who called him the "worst names ever," and Husbands learned to block it out. And he had worked for hard-nosed taskmasters before. "I just ...
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    Chefs Think Twitter is Hot

    Chefs Think Twitter is Hot
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ask Jasper Mirabile why he's Twittering, and you get three words back you didn't expect. The Jonas Brothers. Let him explain. "My daughter, Alexandra, came upon Twitter when she was following the Jonas Brothers," the longtime Kansas City, Mo., chef and owner of Jasper's restaurant said. "Then she said, 'Dad, there's some national chefs like Emeril who ...
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    Chef Workshop Provides New Opportunity to Learn

    Chef Workshop Provides New Opportunity to Learn
    A few chefs got together recently to swap ideas and learn new recipes, and about 100 people got to dine on the results. Most chefs work in isolation. Sure, they have cooks who work with them. But because they work long hours, they don't have many chances to hang out and learn from fellow chefs. That's why a group of nine ...
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    Several Health Benefits From Dairy Foods

    Several Health Benefits From Dairy Foods
    Consuming the recommended servings of dairy foods daily is a convenient and affordable way to get key nutrients, U.S. researchers said. In a supplement to the current issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, several nutrition researchers weigh in on an updated review of the health benefits of consuming dairy foods. Milk, cheese, and yogurt provide a package ...
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    Hand Pulled Mozzarella

    Hand Pulled Mozzarella
    So I found this recipe in the "Cooking School" part of Gourmet magazine. I have long hoped for a instructional "how-to" section, and my prayers have been answered. I used to read pieces telling me that I hadn't truly tasted Mozzarella until I had eaten it fresh out of the cheesemaker's hands, seconds old. So naturally, I wanted this experience. As ...
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    When Food Sickens, He Heads for Courthouse

    When Food Sickens, He Heads for Courthouse
    MINNEAPOLIS _ No one really wants to meet Bill Marler, a food safety lawyer from Seattle, because those who do are likely A) critically sickened by contaminated food and in need of legal help, or B) responsible for selling the food. Yet there seems to be no shortage of people who know Marler after several high-profile food illness outbreaks in recent ...
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    Garden to Culinary Stars Thrives

    Garden to Culinary Stars Thrives
    HURON - The distribution room reads like a Who's Who among famous chefs and restaurants - Charlie Trotter, Bobby Flay, Ritz Carltons across the map. Box after box of vegetables, perfectly packaged, thoughtfully selected, carefully grown, head across conveyor belts for shipping. Television chef Lee Anne Wong's cartons of brightly colored heirloom tomatoes await their packing box. Even the cold packs ...
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    Cilantro, You Either Love It Or Hate It.

    Cilantro, You Either Love It Or Hate It.
    Around 4000 B.C. the Sumerians as well as the Babylonians left a list of herbs used for medicinal purposes on clay tablets. On the list was Coriander. Hippocrates used Coriander as part of his botanical treatments and prescriptions, as an antispasmodic as well as an appetizer and applied it to the flesh for rheumatism or for painful joints. Coriander is probably ...
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    Government Tightening Food Safety Standards

    Government Tightening Food Safety Standards
    WASHINGTON - New safety standards aimed at reducing salmonella and E. coli outbreaks are part of a government effort to try to make food safer to eat. A food safety panel established by President Barack Obama developed the new rules for eggs, poultry, beef, leafy greens, melons and tomatoes as well as for better coordination and communication among the agencies overseeing ...
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    Women of the Kitchen: Area Chefs Find Success in Industry Dominated By Men

    Women of the Kitchen: Area Chefs Find Success in Industry Dominated By Men
    There's something unusual in the kitchen at Christine's Cafe on Hilton Head Island. The head chef and co-owner - Christine Bohn - is a woman. Paula Deen and Rachael Ray may have become familiar faces on the television screen, but behind-the-scenes in restaurants across the country, women have less of a presence. Starchefs.com, a Web site that covers the restaurant industry, ...
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