The last word of French cuisine — from a French chef

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My blog last week, “Where have all the French chefs gone?” about the lack of really good French restaurants in the Bay Area, brought an interesting response from Aurélien Crosato, a French chef who worked briefly at Fringale in 2009. Crosato, who …
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100 French Food/Drink Words and Phrases
If only your 10th grade French teacher had taught you what you really need to know — impressing that special someone at the restaurant where you’re maxing out your credit card. Don’t let that stop you though, because what they say is true: France is …

French food festival in Israel
French cuisine is on the menu at 20 restaurants and four bakeries around Israel this week as the fourth edition of the ‘So French, So Good‘ culinary festival gets underway. Local chefs and pastry chefs in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem, Beersheva, Acre …
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California Chrome’s Last California Ride

sportCalifornia Chrome’s Last California Ride
Leaving on a jet plane, won’t be back again. Oh Babe, please don’t go. Suddenly it was over. Just like that. Yet, for Southern California horse racing fans it was the ride of a lifetime. “Chrome will fly to Florida on Friday, January 6. We’ll train him up …
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Horse Racing Betting Report – 2017 Lecomte Stakes
It may be mid-January but the trail to horse racing’s Triple Crown series later this spring is staring to heat up. This Saturday afternoon’s race card at Fair Grounds Race Course features the running of the $ 200,000 Lecomte Stakes as one of the first …
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Stonestreet to become sponsor of Keeneland’s Grade 3 Lexington; purse increased to 0,000
Keeneland announced Tuesday that Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet has become the signature sponsor of the Spring Meet’s Lexington (G3), to be held Saturday, April 15. Purse money for the Lexington will increase in 2017 from $ 150,000 to $ 200,000. The stakes …
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Last Best Show: Lenny Kravitz at the Pavilion

Lenny Kravitz performs on stage at the Hard Rock Rising Barcelona global music festival on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Platja del Forum in Barcelona, Spain. Hard Rock Rising Barcelona is Hard Rockís first global music festival activation in Spain. (Photo by Manuel Vidal/Invision for Hard Rock International/AP Images)

Last Best Show: Lenny Kravitz at the Pavilion
Kravitz and his funky, rocking band — three horn players, three backup singers/percussionists, a keyboard player and the core three of bassist Gail Ann Dorsey, drummer Cindy Blackman Santana and supreme guitarist Craig Ross — launched into …
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Joshua Abrams Magnetoception
Active as both a sideman and a bandleader, Magnetoception is the third record on which he is accompanied by a variable group of like-minded players, and also the tertiary collection of material to be centred on Abrams’ guimbri, a North African bass lute.
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GEOFF TATE’s OPERATION: MINDCRIME: New Song ‘Hearing Voices’ Streaming
Joining Tate on “The Key” are a hard-hitting cast of familiar faces and new collaborators: bass players David Ellefson (MEGADETH) and John Moyer (DISTURBED, ADRENALINE MOB), drummers Simon Wright (AC/DC), Scott Mercado (CANDLEBOX) and …


Whiplash: the film that puts the drummer in the limelight, at last

musicWhiplash: the film that puts the drummer in the limelight, at last
After years of being the butt of musicians’ jokes (Q: How do you know a drummer’s at the door? A: The knocking speeds up/He doesn’t know when to come in), at last the figure in the shadows to occupy front and centre of the cultural stage, courtesy of …
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Mystic Rhythms: Rush’s Neil Peart On The First Rock Drummer
All this week, Morning Edition is talking about drums and drummers. For the second installment in “Beat Week,” Steve Inskeep spoke with Neil Peart about his early fascination with Gene Krupa and the demanding requirements of his playing.
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VAN HALEN Settles Lawsuit With Drummer’s Ex-Wife Over Use Of Last Name
According to The Hollywood Reporter, VAN HALEN and its holding company, ELVH, Inc., have settled their lawsuit against Kelly Van Halen, the ex-wife of drummer Alex Van Halen (pictured), claiming that she has infringed on the band’s trademark by using …