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  • This year, self-trained chef Suji Park - who had created a mini-empire of restaurants that taught South Koreans to love Western-style brunch - has her sights on starting a new trend, introducing South Koreans to piled-high pastrami sandwiches.

    Taco Bell hopes to spice up South Korea

  • In 1923, a self-trained Adventist geologist named George McCready Price took White's vision and turned it into a 700-page magnum opus called "The New Geology," where he set the standard for all the muddle-headed creationist pseudo-science that was to follow.

    Matt J. Rossano: Creationism: That (Not So) Old Time Religion

  • Mr. Strusinski, 38 years old, is self-trained, acting on instinct and experience.

    In Search of Nature's Treats

  • Like many self-trained blues artists, he was a one-man band.

    Capturing the Blues

  • As a self-trained chef -- Mr. Seah was never a professional cook and previously worked for a company manufacturing optical frames -- he uses his own recipe for passion fruit curd, thickened with eggs and cream.

    Dish: Mont Blanc Meet Mount Kinabaru

  • Gehr, a self-trained filmmaker who had already helmed a number of experimental shorts, was teaching a summer course at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1970 when he conceived the idea for “Serene Velocity.”

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • No one did more in his early career to demonstrate how easily a self-trained boy with cheap equipment could go to the big show than Spielberg – and become maybe the most famous movie director in the world.

    David Thomson on JJ Abrams

  • She was known as "The Angel of Tucson," and often accompanied one of the town's doctors on emergency calls as a self-trained holistic practitioner and herbologist.

    Personal Information for Terese Marx-Ferrin

  • It is crammed, but nicely so, with portrait after portrait by a significant array of self-trained, outsider artists. 49 artists are in this show.

    Paul Klein: Chicago's Fall Art Season Starts

  • A self-trained fine arts painter for over 45 years, he began painting in the 1960's while in Ob-Gyn specialty training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS.

    French Word-A-Day:

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