Boston is my home now and that's the best justification I have for writing about the 12th season of Bravo's Top Chef, which premiered this week with Beantown as backdrop. Why else would I torture myself like this?
Colicchio's family includes a total of 12 immigrants -- eight of whom came through Ellis Island, three more who entered via New York earlier (one just four months prior to its opening), and a solitary ancestor who opted for Philadelphia.
Nearly everyone's had that "aha" moment when they realized that they were okay with their fingers smelling like garlic for the rest of their lives.
Mustique is lush with coconut trees and I quickly discovered that the coconut is an integral part of island life. I find it endlessly inspiring because nearly every part can be used to add complexity and a spectacular tropical flavor to any dish.
Mexico City has been one of my favorite places on Earth ever since I lived there with my wife in the early '80s. It was an amazing place for food then, and it still is--the city's restaurant scene has, just like in most big cities around the world, exploded.
Moments of conflict like these call for social innovation: new ways of solving problems and new ways of creating calm while recognizing and providing vents for anger. What say you fellow innovators, artists and chefs?
For Guy Savoy, it's all about feeding people -- the intensely intimate, powerful act of preparing something that will be consumed.
I cannot alter everything, and I cannot bend to every whim. There just has to be limits.
Butchers, bakers and cheese makers are honing their skills and carving out a niche for themselves on the French culinary scene.
We all know how to eat when we travel -- but what if you want to cook, too?
Opening Night Reception at Pebble Beach Food & Wine (all photos courtesy PBFW) The country's greatest annual food and wine event with an emphasis o...
Bobby Flay has an army of vocal detractors. Flay hate is spewed across the internet, seemingly related to his perceived cockiness. He acknowledges as much on his Twitter account, which announces, 'This is a no-hater zone.'
We caught up with our favorite chefs (old and new) to find out what places they are finding particularly inspiring lately.
Most people know Tom Colicchio as the chef and owner of Craft restaurants or as the tough but lovable judge on Top Chef.
The first thing you learn in French after "bonjour" is "Ça va?" Meaning "It goes?" or "How is it going?" the simple phrase is an introduction to the ...
On a rare night off -- or when service comes to a close for the day -- chefs need to eat, too. Some head to under-the-radar neighborhood gems while others crave a more upscale experience.