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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Aug. 20, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

Aug. 26: Singer Vic Dana is 78. Singer Valerie Simpson of Ashford and Simpson is 73. Singer Bob Cowsill of The Cowsills is 69. Bandleader Branford Marsalis is 58. Guitarist Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio is 57. Singer Shirley Manson of Garbage is 52. Guitarist Dan Vickrey of Counting Crows is 52. Drummer Adrian...

Restaurant cites worldwide freakout over its french fries

Aug. 17, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine restaurant says news about the anger surrounding a change in its french fries has reached people all over the world. Bolley's Famous Franks co-owner Leslie Parsons tells the Kennebec Journal a newspaper in China wanted to try its fries and it received a call from people...

Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

Aug. 17, 2018 1:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon. The chefs, many wearing white uniforms but some clad in black, paid homage...

Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

Aug. 10, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to reality TV personality Bethenny Frankel. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office has identified the man as Dennis Shields. The 51-year-old Shields had been known...

2 injured at Gordon Ramsay's restaurant in Las Vegas

Aug. 3, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two patrons of chef Gordon Ramsay's newest restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip were taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries involving a drink. Caesars Entertainment confirmed to The Associated Press Friday that two people were injured at Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen Thursday. The company...

Sea To Table defends actions but ex-employees raise concerns

Jul. 25, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A national seafood distributor is defending its reputation amid plummeting sales after The Associated Press found it was not living up to a guarantee that all catch was local, wild, sustainable and traceable. Sea To Table owner Sean Dimin said most problems identified by the AP were honest...

Pop TV: Dr. Pimple Popper now has her own reality TV show

Jul. 17, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The online video star named Dr. Pimple Popper, who films herself squeezing pus from acne, is a different kind of voyeur when she's off the clock. Dr. Sandra Lee likes to search for mukbangs, a Korean term for people who film themselves eating large amounts of food while interacting with the...

Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

Jul. 12, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Netflix snapped HBO's 17-year streak as Emmy nominations leader, more than bragging rights switched hands. It represented the breathtaking change in how audiences get and watch TV and the threat to traditional TV networks from streaming services. Especially one like Netflix, whose...

Bourdain leaves bulk of $1.2M estate to 11-year-old daughter

Jul. 6, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Globe-trotting chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.2 million when he died last month and left most of the estate to his 11-year-old daughter, according to court papers filed this week in New York. Bourdain's will and related papers show assets including $425,000 in cash...

RIGHT AT HOME: Pro-style kitchens for the home cook

Jun. 26, 2018 9:24 AM EDT

Avid home cooks often want to outfit their kitchens with the kind of high-end appliances and gear used by professional chefs. There's that aspirational notion that somehow having the right equipment will lead to better food. So what's in a pro kitchen that works well in a home kitchen? Chicago-based kitchen...