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Shutdown hits home for Trump; he lives in government housing

Jan. 18, 2019 1:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown is hitting home for President Donald Trump in a very personal way. He lives in government-run housing, after all. Just 21 of the roughly 80 people who help care for the White House — from butlers to electricians to chefs — are reporting to...

Jose Feliciano, Bad Bunny are 'Tonight' Puerto Rico guests

Jan. 10, 2019 5:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" broadcast from Puerto Rico will showcase artists with ties to the U.S. territory. Besides previously announced guest Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fallon said Thursday he will be joined on the Tuesday, Jan. 15, show by Jose Feliciano, Bad Bunny and Ozuna. The three...

Jose Feliciano, Bad Bunny are 'Tonight' Puerto Rico guests

Jan. 10, 2019 4:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" broadcast from Puerto Rico will showcase artists with ties to the U.S. territory. Besides previously announced guest Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fallon said Thursday he will be joined on the Tuesday, Jan. 15, show by Jose Feliciano, Bad Bunny and Ozuna. The three...

Food bloggers bring Africa's rich cuisines to the world

Jan. 6, 2019 7:28 AM EST

NGAPAROU, Senegal (AP) — In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned fresh red snapper filets with a sharp knife. The other, a filmmaker, pointed her camera into a large pot of simmering vegetables. "What would you say this is, low heat or...

A taste of home: Syrian TV-chef opens restaurant in Berlin

Dec. 24, 2018 6:28 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Tucked away in a former fast-food kiosk in the German capital lies a new restaurant whose owner hopes will provide a taste of home for the thousands of new arrivals who have fled Syria's brutal civil war. After fleeing her homeland, Malakeh Jazmati reinvented herself in Jordan as a TV chef...

'Top Chef' alum owes $3M for shuttered Baltimore eateries

Dec. 21, 2018 10:34 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore judges have ruled that a chef who appeared on TV's "Top Chef" owes more than $3 million in rent on his now-shuttered restaurants. The Baltimore Sun reports circuit court judges ruled in two separate cases that "Top Chef" alumnus Bryan Voltaggio and his business partner, Hilda...

To understand life expectancy fall, start in West Virginia

Dec. 18, 2018 2:56 PM EST

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start. The state is a bellwether of bad health, portending major problems years before they became severe nationally. "It seems that the worst outcomes happen here first," said Dr....

Chipped tooth? No! Diner finds pearl in his oyster dish

Dec. 17, 2018 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant. Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. 5 — the $14.75 pan roast, a stew-like dish that includes six oysters....

Chef Emeril talks food and football on PodcastOne Sports Now

Dec. 4, 2018 2:32 PM EST

Emeril Lagasse loves food and football, and nothing better than pairing the two. The acclaimed chef talks about his dual passions on PodcastOne Sports Now , and even offers a recipe that could put Brussels sprouts on your next Super Bowl party planner. Lagasse tells PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Jim Litke and...

San Francisco chef first in US to receive 3 Michelin stars

Nov. 30, 2018 6:48 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco chef is the first woman in the United States to be awarded three stars from the Michelin Guide. Dominique Crenn celebrated the honor on Instagram Thursday with her staff at Atelier Crenn, posting "congratulations to my amazing team." It was not the only honor for Crenn...