There are few figures who had greater influence on our idea of French cuisine -- and cooking in general -- as Julia Child. On her 101st birthday, which is tomorrow, August 15, quite a few establishments, especially in her hometown of Pasadena, will honor her with food and drink.
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The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association has planned a cocktail party in her honor, which will launch SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail, a competition that pits 32 local bars and restaurants against one another in search of the best cocktail in town. Head to any of the participating bars and restaurants for a cocktail tomorrow and join in a citywide toast to Child at 7 p.m.More »