iOS app Android app


8 Foods That Should Be Restricted Before Foie Gras

Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

In eight months, the sale of foie gras will be illegal in California. Although animal rights activists may be cheering, several prominent chefs are di...

Would You Eat These Dishes With A Fork Or A Finger?

Posted 12.11.2011 | Home

We've all been there -- you order a dish at a nice restaurant and, when it comes, you realize you cannot possibly eat it with a fork and knife. So yo...

9 Fall Cocktails To Warm Up With

Saveur | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Cooler weather is coming and what better way to transition to fall's early sunsets and crisp nights with delicious, warming cocktails. These 9 seasona...

James Beard Foundation To Livestream Sustainable Food Conference

Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

On October 12 and October 13, 2011, the James Beard Foundation will livestream its second annual food conference, Sustainability on the Table: How Mon...

Artisan Beef 101: How To Choose The Best

Menuism | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

By John Brady, Artisan Beef Expert for Having beef for dinner? Beef is one of the most versatile ingredients around. Will you have a ste...

A Week In The Life Of A Sustainable Chicken Farmer

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

7 New Scotch Whiskies For Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

I hate autumn. No matter how many years I've been out of school, I can't lose that feeling of dread I get when the nights get shorter and the tempera...

America's Favorite Casual Restaurant Chains

Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

Market Force just released the results of its 4,500-person survey on casual dining. The results were tabulated by number of votes, and then the numb...

The Best-Selling Cookbooks of All Time

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Did you know that Vincent Price wrote a cookbook, or that there's a Beanie Baby's cookbook? Probably not. That's because for every blockbuster best-se...

Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery

Meathead | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

The Stall. The Zone. The Plateau. It has many names and it has freaked out many a barbecue cook. I know because they email me right in the middle of their cook. Panicky.

Friendly's Files For Bankruptcy, Closes 63 Locations

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

UPDATE (10-5 10:52 a.m.): It's official: Friendly's has filed for bankruptcy. Consumerist reports that the company confirmed this morning that the Cha...

12 Upcoming Top Chef Restaurants

Zagat | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

What are your favorite Top Chef stars up to these days? Besides starring in talk shows and product endorsements, some are even getting around to openi...

PHOTOS: Nachos Gone Wild!

Endless Simmer | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

With football season kicking into high gear, it's about time for some serious snack talk. But you know we aren't gonna just crack open some Tostitos s...

Apple Cafeteria Diary: A Caffe Macs Employee Tells All

Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

PHOTOS: Vintage Culinary Gadget Invention Fails

Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

If you walk into a Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table and Bridge Kitchenware, you'll probably see pretty much identical sets of kitchen appliances. You'll ...

4 Hops You Should Get To Know

Food Republic | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
Food Republic

The formula for beer is relatively simple: Water, starch, yeast and hops, the flowering cone-shaped plant that gives beer its sharp, bitter bite. Man...

'The Chew' Premiere: The Five Most Awkward Moments

Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

The Chew premiered earlier today and it was immediately obvious the hosts need a bit more time to work on their flow. We already summarized some early...

Joe Satran

The Rise Of The Emperor-Chefs | Joe Satran | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

In September 1991, chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Todd English looked unstoppable. English had just been named the James Beard Rising Chef of the...

7 Fall-Flavored Cocktails | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

We had a great time, but summer is now sadly and officially over. While you may be mourning the loss of your suntan and weekend beach trips, there is ...

Beer Is Prescribed In Hospitals

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

"So the doctors at this hospital," I ventured, "prescribe Bud?" "Not Bud specifically," she said. "Just beer."

10 Esoteric Wine Descriptors And What They Really Mean

Menuism | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

By Etty Lewensztain, Wine Expert for Image used under a Creative Commons license by Joe Shlabotnik Ever find yourself sitting at a chi...

Would You Eat A Monsanto Tomato?

Daniel Klein | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

It seems that most farmers these days are philosophers too. David Cleverdon of Kinnikinnick farm is no exception. A few weeks back we had the pleasure...

7 Ways To Toast National Punch Day

Imbibe | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

Break out the punch set and gather some friends--September 20 is National Punch Day, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a bowlf...

The Top 10 New State Fair Foods Of 2011

Endless Simmer | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

It's America's favorite meal - the state fair! Every year, the fairs across this great land compete with each other to invent bigger, badder, greasier...

PHOTOS: Vintage Vending Machines

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

With all this talk about newfangled "social" vending machines, we find ourselves nostalgic for the vending machines of yore. Our friends at p...