In this photo taken Wednesday, March 12, 2014, line cook Javier Rodriguez uses his bare hands to sprinkle cheese on sliders at the Hock Farm restaurant in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Repeal of ban on bare-hand contact with food OK’d

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the governor’s desk that would repeal an unpopular regulation. The bill, AB2130, passed […]


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Maggie and Michael talk with Chef Jamie

Chef Jamie Gwen, heard Sundays at 8 a.m. on KFWB, was the winner on a new Food Network show called “Cutthroat Kitchen.” Maggie and Michael spoke with Jamie, who describes the concept and how she […]


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Dishing up trash: New look for sustainable seafood

(AP) – Most people have only ever seen a scorpion fish in an aquarium. Unless they dine at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., where they’ll find the spiny, venomous creature on the menu. […]


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2 Calif chefs charged with serving illegal whale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California sushi restaurant and two chefs have been indicted on conspiracy and other charges for allegedly serving illegal and endangered whale meat.


Chef found guilty of murder in boiled body case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury has found a chef guilty of murdering his wife after he told police he cooked her body for four days in boiling water to get rid of the evidence. […]


Celeb chefs team with Matt Damon for cancer cause

NEW YORK (AP) – Ming Tsai, Mario Batali, Marc Forgione, Masaharu Morimoto and … Matt Damon? It’s an unlikely culinary cast that teamed Tuesday night to raise money for families struggling to pay their bills […]


Chicago's famed Charlie Trotter's serves last meal

CHICAGO (AP) – Award-winning Chicago chef Charlie Trotter is closing his iconic restaurant after 25 years to return to college and study philosophy. The final service at Charlie Trotter’s is Thursday evening, followed by a […]



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