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Every year, the New York City Wine & Food Festival brings hundreds of chefs (and thousands of great dishes) to the Big Apple—and now PEOPLE has an early look at who and what to expect at this year’s eighth annual event that runs October 15-18.
Justin Timberlake has performed as a singing omelette and a punky chunk of tofu on Saturday Night Live, but this is definitely his strangest food role yet.
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Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of Old-School Comfort Food and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurants. Read her PEOPLE.com blog every Tuesday to get her professional cooking tips, family-favorite recipes and personal stories of working in front of the camera and behind the kitchen doors. Follow her on Twitter at @guarnaschelli.
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The envelope, please: On Tuesday morning, the James Beard Foundation, one of the country’s leading culinary nonprofit organizations, announced the finalists for its annual Restaurant and Chef Awards and Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards.
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Wouldn’t it be great to eat an array of authentic Asian delicacies without having to endure the 10-plus hour flight? Well, now there’s a way.