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Meatless Monday: The Doctor Is In

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.07.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"Eating is complicated," says Dr. Annemarie Colbin. Or maybe it's just us. Colbin, founder and chairman emeritus of Natural Gourmet Institute underst...

Who Are the Best New Women Chefs?

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 10.05.2013 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

f these designated honorees are "the future of food," when will creative women chef power rangers rise in the culinary universe? Perhaps women chefs should cook up a "Food & Whine" protest?

How To Be A Chef (Hint: Don't)

Amanda Cohen | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
Amanda Cohen

Find a right-wing radio show, the more rabid the better, and turn it up to ear-splitting volume. Pretend that when they are yelling at the president they are actually yelling at you. Imagine that each insult is very personally directed at your stupid face. Try not to cry. When the eight hours are up, imagine that this is every day of your life and ask yourself if you still want to be a chef.

Two Veggie Summer Reads: 'Dirt Candy' and 'Welcome to Claire's'

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Claire Criscuolo is the much-beloved "Maven of New Haven." Iconic and eponymous, Claire's Corner Copia has been feeding foodies just outside the gates of Yale as well as servicing an entire community of vegetarians for decades.

A Chef Loses Her Mind At The New York City Wine & Food Festival

DirtCandyNYC.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the weekend I attended the New York Food and Wine Fest, which is sponsored by the Food Network. I had a table at the event on Saturday serving fo...

Vegan Living: How Not to Market a Vegetarian Restaurant

Katie Molinaro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Katie Molinaro

In two recent interviews, Amanda Cohen seems to think she's going to boost business at her East Village restaurant Dirt Candy by calling vegans unimaginative weirdos with terrible taste in food.