Freshly squeezed, pressed or blended with a bit of green algae, raw fruit and vegetable juices at new juice bars across the country are being lauded by everyone from celebrities to soccer moms with a vigor that recalls the '90s smoothie craze. Here is a list of the best in America.
Top chefs and legendary bakers are among the new breed of pizzaiolo who are opening pizzerias all over the U.S. Find out which new places to look out for.
The words "tasting menu" have traditionally been synonymous with sticker shock. Such is the case at New York City's Masa, where prix fixe prices start at $450. Today, the concept has become so democratic that even star chefs are serving bargain-priced meals.
Americans may never get over their obsession with amazing hamburgers, but they've certainly made room for an equally delicious meal between bread: the artisanal sandwich.
Chefs across the country are upgrading their amazing burgers with the ultimate finishing touch: incredible bacon. See Food & Wine's picks for the best bacon burgers.
Depending on its smokiness, saltiness, fattiness and flavor, bacon can range from basic breakfast staple to pure porcine perfection. Food & Wine editors sampled both nationally available and mail-order artisanal brands to find out which bacon is truly the best.
As an alternative to big-box movie theaters plagued by cramped seats, stale smells and frighteningly artificial orange-yellow "butter," new and independent cinemas are now providing fantastic food and amenities, featuring everything from mixologist-crafted cocktails to reclining seats and chef-conceived concessions.
With star chefs at the stoves and designer spaces that seem to get sexier and more sophisticated with each opening, it's no surprise that some of the most exciting restaurants in the country are in hotels.
"There are a lot of great drinking towns in this world," says veteran traveler Anthony Bourdain. "For me, if I have a bar epiphany, it's usually about four o'clock in the afternoon, before the evening crowd comes in.
With America's cupcake obsession showing no signs of waning, talented pastry chefs at some of the best bakeries in the country are crafting outstandin...