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11 Reasons To Make Austin, TX Your Next Vacation

Austin ranks among the best cities in America in several categories, including best bike cities, most fittest and most vegan friendly


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A Food Lover’s Guide To Austin, TX

Take a look at 10 of the best places for food in Austin, TX, some of which may surprise you.


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Guide to the 2014 LA Food & Wine Festival

Celebrate this culinary experience with top chefs and terrific food.


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Quick & Delicious Sandwich Recipes From Chef Fabio Viviani

Chef Fabio Viviani from Top Chef visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to show viewers how to make some awesome sandwiches for those last-minute summer picnics.

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Former Top Chef Contestant Shares Grilled Shrimp & Spicy Puttanesca Recipe

Former Top Chef contestant, Chef Janine Falvo, stopped by KCAL9 Friday to show how to make grilled shrimp and spicy puttanesca.

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Top Chef Contestant Whips Up Summer Meal In Quick-Fire Challenge!

Top Chef contestant Stefan Richter stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to demonstrate how to make an easy and fast meal, in the form of a quick-fire challenge!

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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Easter Eating: Sees Candy and The Coop

Want to eat well this Easter? Suzanne Marques visits the See’s Candy factory and “The Coop” pop-up restaurant from Haru Kishi and Top Chef’s Marcel Vigneron. Make reservations by emailing


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Dine On A Dime: Black Market Liquor Bar

For the latest “Dine on a Dime,” Entertainment Reporter Suzanne Marques goes to a decadent throwback restaurant, the Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2011

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Dine On A Dime: Ink Sack

Sack lunches are going chic on Melrose Avenue.


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Pastry Chef Seth Caro Shares His Secret ‘Melba’ Recipe

“Top Chef: Just Desserts” alum Seth Caro stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to spill a secret recipe and talk about the opening of his new restaurant!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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Top Chef’s Fabio Viviani Goes Green For Earth Day

Listen up, Top Chef foodies! Fan favorite Chef Fabio Viviani stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss how to be green in the kitchen. His “go green” recipes are perfect for any Earth Day celebration!

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Teen Chefs Whisk Their Way Toward Scholarships

Competitors on “Top Chef” and “The Next Food Network Star” battle for fame and prizes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2011