May 20, 2003 - Issue 53
The Dishrag
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IN THIS ISSUE
1. Big Day in Food
2. Fresh and Ready for Picking
3. Boston's Bubbling with Excitement!
4. Career Tips From StarChefs Rising Stars Boston
5. The Best of Spanish Wine
6. The "Hyperactive" Chef
7. Boston II: Chefs on the Rise
8. 100 Ways to Make a Tamale
9. A Party for Your Palate in New Orleans
10. Curious About Curries?
11. Learn about Wine
12. The Contaminated Food Crisis
13. StarChefs Culinary Jobfinder Top 5 Jobs

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1. Big Day in Food
This Monday (May 5, 2003) is a big day in food! Over 60 food industry professionals will be honored for their achievements at the 2003 James Beard Foundation awards and gala, taking place in New York City.

StarChefs will broadcast the winners LIVE on the site on Monday, and you can download pictures and video clips in the two days that follow.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://starchefs.com/james_beard/2003/html/gala.shtml

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2. Fresh and Ready for Picking
From asparagus to morels, read up on the season's freshest flavors, each with a recipe to impress.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/features/farm_fresh/spring/html/index.shtml

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3. Boston's Bubbling with Excitement!
Champagne Charles Heidsieck is pouring its bubbly on May 8 at the StarChefs Rising Stars Revue. For one night only, savor the future of Boston food and drink at this gala tasting event.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/rising_stars/boston_revue_2003/html/index.shtml

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4. Career Tips From StarChefs Rising Stars Boston
Get up close and personal with Boston's Rising Star Chefs. On May 8 at 11 A.M., attend a seminar featuring six of these chefs - learn how they are rising to the top of the industry and discuss what it takes to achieve star status.

http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/tickets/registration.php

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5. The Best of Spanish Wine
Bold and beautiful, refreshing and refined, Spain has a wine for every palate - and every dish. Check out our favorites, and learn how to pair them with some sumptuous spring recipes.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/wine/features/html/feature_16.shtml

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6. The "Hyperactive" Chef
Star Chef Rick Moonen's energetic style makes him one of the most in-demand chefs on the media circuit. Read about the career and cooking adventures of this seafood specialist and New York personality.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/RMoonen/html/index.shtml

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7. Boston II: Chefs on the Rise
It's back to Beantown for more eats - this time from chefs Anthony Susi and Mark Orfaly.
>http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/rising_stars/boston2/index.shtml

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8. 100 Ways to Make a Tamale
Got a favorite Mexican recipe? Enter StarChefs' Cinco de Mayo recipe sweepstakes for a chance to win a copy of Tamales, a new cookbook with over 100 versions of this favorite of Southwestern and Mexican cooking.
>http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/features/cinco_de_mayo/html/index.shtml

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9. A Party for Your Palate in New Orleans
Eat and drink to your heart's content in America's favorite party town. Join thousands of other food and wine fanatics at the 12th Annual New Orleans Food and Wine Experience, taking place May 21-25, 2003.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/events/nowfe2003/html/index.shtml

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10. Curious About Curries?
Learn about the cuisine and culture of the land of golden pagodas: Burma. Susan Chan's new cookbook tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about this fiery, vibrant fare and the people who make it.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/shop/cookbooks/star_cookbooks/html/flavors_of_burma.shtml

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11. Learn about Wine
This month's featured sommelier is Jeff Morgenthal of Santa Monica's Drago, a man with a weakness for Italian wine, cycling, and all things European. Explore the world of Italian wines with this pro, and learn about some of his all-time favorites.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/wine/ask_Sommelier/JMorgenthal/tips.shtml

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12. The Contaminated Food Crisis
From pesticides to industrial waste, scientists continue to discover more of these bad boys on our plates - and in our bodies. Read about food contamination and what you can do to avoid the toxins.
http://starchefs.com/cgi/ro.cgi?http://www.starchefs.com/features/food_debates/html/issue_02.shtml

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13. StarChefs Culinary Jobfinder Top 5 Jobs

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