Cannes Film Festival: Talking to the filmmakers behind  Parthenope, The Shrouds, Veteran 2, and...

CANNES, France — Gary Oldman jumped at the chance to be in Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s new coming-of-age drama, Parthenope, even if it was...

Company drops plan to auction Graceland after judge blocks sale amid fraud claims

THE COMPANY that had intended to auction off Graceland, singer Elvis Presley’s iconic mansion in Memphis, abandoned its plan on Wednesday after a Tennessee...

Paparazzi photographer accuses French actor Depardieu of Rome assault

ROME — A veteran Italian paparazzi photographer has accused Gerard Depardieu of assaulting him in central Rome after he took photos of the French...

Tiny chef, new tricks

WHEN we went to Le Petit Chef two years ago and saw a tiny hologram fix our dinner (that’s our story and we’re sticking...

Red Lobster food chain goes bankrupt after unlimited shrimp deal

SEAFOOD restaurant chain Red Lobster filed for bankruptcy, succumbing to onerous leases, high labor costs, and a disastrous unlimited shrimp promotion. The Orlando, Florida-based company...

Building a kitchen with Ikea

DURING a tour around the Ikea store’s kitchen department late last month, guests got a view of the possibilities of the Metod and Enhet...

Dining In/Out (05/23/24)

WHILE International Tea Day on May 21 may have ended, it’s never too late to dunk a biscuit on National Biscuit Day on May 29, with treats from Marks & Spencer (M&S).

India’s butter chicken battle heats up with new court evidence

NEW DELHI — With new photographic and video evidence, an Indian court battle over the origins of the world-famous butter chicken is set to...

Australian food icon Kylie Kwong quits industry after 24 years

AUSTRALIAN culinary legend Kylie Kwong will quit the food industry and shut her popular Sydney restaurant at the end of June. Ms. Kwong, founder of...

LA police probe how Friends star Matthew Perry obtained lethal ketamine dose

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles homicide detectives and federal agents are investigating how Friends star Matthew Perry obtained the high dose of the powerful...

Venus gets own Barbie doll 

LONDON — Seven-times Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and Australian soccer player Mary Fowler are among nine athletes to get a Barbie doll in...

Gold treasures reunited at the Ayala Museum

BELTS, necklaces, bangles, scale pans, and other golden items — 38 in all — from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) pre-colonial gold collection...