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Top Chef Top 10: Carla Hall Famed for her "Hootie-hoo!" whoop, the beloved Top Chef contender from Washington, DC, shares 10 of her obsessions and explains why she likes to lose a Top Chef challenge every once in a while.
Food Philanthropy: Feel-Good Restaurants Even selfish people will love the food at these Bay Area restaurants, but philanthropic sorts will especially appreciate their meals.
Jennifer Nettles's Playlist Sugarland lead singer Jennifer Nettles sees a strong link between cooking and music: "Both food and music have what I call terroir, like wine. The place where you're from ends up being a part of the music. It also shows up in the food." She shares her own eclectic party playlist, with selections ranging from Al Green to Coldplay, below.
J. Morgan Puett: A Curator of Food Curiosities

J. Morgan Puett practices what she calls "creative domesticating," giving dinner parties a fun conceptual spin and turning the food in her refrigerator into an art installation.

Breanne Varela's Healthy Desserts Pastry chef Breanne Varela is known for killer doughnuts and cookies. F&W makes her best dessert recipes easier and healthier.
Trendspotting: Healthy Splurges

Health-minded foodies are discovering virtuous new ways to get their tender beef, crispy cookies and cheesy-eggy bread puddings. And they're keeping fit by baling hay or picking fruit at new rustic-luxe farm stays.

Fast Food vs. Wine: A Calorie Contest Ray Isle rounds up fast food favorites and their caloric equivalents in wine. (Calculations based on 5-ounce glasses; all wines below are 14.5 percent alcohol.)
Smart New Wine Innovators F&W's Megan Krigbaum tracks down an expert wine tour guide, a brilliant sommelier-turned-inventor and a new online wine shop with super-value bottles.
Healthy Eating Strategies: How Wonderful Meals Made Me Thinner A formerly overweight food writer tells how he lost 25 pounds through his own healthy eating strategies: by thinking more—not less—about what he was putting in his mouth and figuring out how to eat "wonderfully but not fat-fully."
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

For the newest season of his outstanding TV show, British chef Jamie Oliver is taking his food revolution to the streets of Los Angeles. F&W has the very first look at his recipes.

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