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My Lust for the Little Frenchie!

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

The Francesinha is a sandwich concoction of epic proportions, packed with almost every type of meat that Portugal produces.

Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amelia Shroyer

Throughout this evolution of my diet, I have been amazed and bewildered by the reactions I get from non-vegetarians when I tell someone I'm a vegetarian. Why, all of a sudden, were people who don't alter their diets berating me for not fitting into their idea of what mine should be?

A Taste for Stealth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Stealth nutrition can work for you or against you. Unfortunately, it has been used against you by the food industry for years. First, we need a defin...

The Genius of Chinese Cooking

Quora | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Quora

That a single tool, the cleaver, is used to slice, chop, peel, julienne, mince, divide chicken, tenderize meat, crush garlic, grind spices (with the butt of the handle), and scoop it all up afterward, all with the finesse of a much more expensive Western knife.

What Surprising International Cuisine and Food Originated from the Native American Culture?

Quora | Posted 12.09.2014 | Taste
Quora

Like ALL culinary arts throughout the world, our food has evolved to reflect trade. What would Italian food be without the Native American tomato?

Toronto: Touring Around the 2014 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The unique blend of locals and visitors stops the Distillery District from being a tourist trap like New York's South Street Seaport. The place feels organic, authentic, warm and inviting. It's steeped in history.

Chef Bruce Sherman of North Pond Restaurant: The Real Deal

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.16.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Long before food was a fad and long before farm-to-table was something one said to impress one's date, North Pond Restaurant was creating dishes that aimed less to impress and more to satisfy by focusing on the natural goodness of local produce.

When in Nashville: 8 Foods to Try

Alexa Cortese | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Alexa Cortese

Nashville, Tennessee is widely associated with country music. But there is so much more to "The Music City" than country music alone. Each neighborhood is like its own little world.

A Tour of Hemingway's Cuba

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Anyone with a serious desire for an intimate look at Cuba would do well to sign up for a tour sponsored by the intrepid Finca Vigia Foundation in earl...

Loving Food That Loves Us Back, Extra Space at The Table

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There is a geographical midpoint between living to eat, and eating to live. It's where health comes from the pursuit of pleasure, and pleasure comes from the pursuit of health.

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

The Hundred-Foot Journey Producer Juliet Blake Talks Strong Female Characters, Cultural Difference, and Cuisine

Quora | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

"When people leave the theater, the first thing I want them to be is hungry -- I want them to go and have a really good meal. But over that meal, I hope that they're sitting with friends, and I hope that they then will talk about the themes of the movie, and that audiences will realize that we're actually all very much the same."

Chicago's Top Chefs at the Screening of The Hundred-Foot Journey

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.28.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The success of the movie, produced by Steven Spielberg, Juliet Blake and Oprah Winfrey, is that it serves to remind us of the joy of eating together and the connection that food can bring to families, communities and love affairs.

The Subtle Exuberance of Sepia Chef, Andrew Zimmerman

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.06.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In the back of Sepia Restaurant, tucked away in the kitchen, has to be one of the most levelheaded chefs in Chicago. There, amidst a bustling 11:30 am...

5 Tips for a Memorable Summer

Uloop | Posted 09.06.2014 | College
Uloop

Whether you're on a budget or have a flexible monetary situation, use the twelve weeks of summer to learn more about your surroundings, and most importantly to potentially learn something new about yourself.

Sweet Cuisine, a New Restaurant in Paris Opens for Just Desserts

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 08.17.2014 | Taste
Sidonie Sawyer

Some people say it's better to eat dessert first, or risk otherwise being too full by the end of the meal to even try one. This entirely new concept restaurant is solving your problem, here you only order desserts.

A Culinary Journey Through Iran's Capital City

Reza Bavar | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Reza Bavar

If you are ever lucky enough to tour Tehran, you will not just like, but love, at least one (if not all) of these places.

An Indian Culinary Oasis in New York

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste
Sanjay Sanghoee

No Indian dining experience can be complete without a real biryani (rice with meat or vegetables and spices) and this is where MMD truly excels.

Interesting Foods to Try in Singapore

Viator | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Viator

Singapore is undeniably one of the world's best foodie destinations, thanks in part to is blend of cultural influences that have created the ultimate fusion cuisine experience.

EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.

A Revelation at Little Beast in LA

Max Benavidez | Posted 07.14.2014 | Home
Max Benavidez

Sometimes I've been surprised as I was when I once ordered the Little Beast Burger with red onion bacon jam and maytag bleu aioli. It was plump and juicy and simply one of the best burger experiences I've ever had.

Chef Pete Coenen of The Gage

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.07.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a city with so many award-winning restaurants and outstanding bar programs, there are still very few places where one can belly up to the bar and have great food. Restaurants have heightened their game, but bar food? Not so much.

Top 5 Georgian Dishes

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 06.23.2014 | Home
Jared S. Baumeister

If there were a Mt. Rushmore of Georgian dishes, khinkali would be George Washington.

The World's Most Iconic Sandwiches

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's a lot you can do with two slices of bread and a handful of fillings.

The Chef's Chef: Carrie Nahabedian

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Carrie Nahabedian is a chef's chef. In the sometimes political culinary landscape, Chef Nahabedian is appreciated by all Chicago chefs, no matter what...