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More Restaurant Pet Peeves

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Knowlton

After I posted my top five restaurant service pet peeves, readers quickly chimed in with their own dining out dislikes. Many took issue with one of m...

Mom Was Wrong: It's OK To Eat With Your Hands

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Knowlton

If a restaurant, no matter how starchy the table linens, decides to carry a food traditionally eaten with your hands, then by all means use your hands.

Is the Daily Special Really Special?

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Knowlton

Dear BA Foodist, I like to order a restaurant's daily specials with the obvious assumption that the ingredients in those dishes are the freshest. Bu...

10 Best Roof-to-Table Restaurants in the US

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

In this year's version of farm-to-table eating, restaurants in big cities are literally raising their roofs, harvesting everything from herbs and chiles to tomatoes and beans. Here are our favorites in extreme locavore dining.

3 Rules for Camera-Happy Diners (aka Food Bloggers)

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Knowlton

Dear BA Foodist: Isn't it time for restaurants to step in and ask diners to cool it with the mid-meal photography? I know everyone loves playing foo...

10 Best Places for Donuts Across the Country

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

No culture can top the gut-busting pleasure of the American donut. It's the latest iconic food to undergo a renaissance; here are our picks for the best classic and newfangled donut purveyors across the country.

5 Ways to Eat More (Winter) Veggies: Jerusalem Artichokes

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

Dear BA Foodist, I've officially got the winter cooking blues. I'm so sick of cooking potatoes and Brussels sprouts. Any vegetable suggestions to ti...

5 Ways to Eat More (Winter) Veggies: Celeriac

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

There's a whole world of unsung winter vegetables that are increasingly available in supermarkets across America. Here's a recipe for celeriac soup.

Why You Shouldn't Eat Out on Valentine's Day

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

Bottom line: If you love your partner, cook for them.

The 5 Fish You Should Never Eat

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Knowlton

Just because it's on the menu at a famous chef's restaurant does not mean it's okay to eat.