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Charlie Trotter, Famous Chicago Chef, Has Died At 54

Charlie Trotter, Famous Chicago Chef, Has Died At 54

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Famous for his quest to fill three daily tasting menus with innovative dishes, Trotter helped bring a new dimension to fine dining in Chicago and beyond when he opened his restaurant in 1987.

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Dude Food

Dude Food

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Everything on television is deliberately orchestrated, of course, but many of the common signifiers of male chefness — the cursing, the drinking, the fighting, the screaming, the preoccupation with large pieces of meat — whether expressed on camera, in memoirs, or reputation via third-person anecdotes — endow a traditionally feminine role with coarse, conventionally masculine trappings. Producers want men to feel safe watching their shows.

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