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Chicago Fine Dining Shows Resilience and Finesse

John Mariani | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

With the opening of C Chicago, David Flom and Matt Moore again prove themselves among Chicago's savviest restaurateurs, not by bankrolling feverish ...

Kate Walsh Shares Her Favorite Holiday Food Tips for the Boston Market 'Holiday Experts' Campaign

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Matt Messina Walsh talks to The Daily Meal's Brian Sheehan about holiday entertaining and food. The Daily Meal's Brian Sheehan sat d...

Wines to Go Well With Thanksgiving Dinner

John Mariani | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The gastronomic challenge to find wines that will go with the wide array of flavors--from sweet potatoes with marshmallows to cranberry sauce, f...

Why Eating Slowly Really Does Make Food Taste Better

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.18.2015 | Science

It turns out that taking our time to enjoy a meal actually does make it taste better, and a new study reveals how. A team of researchers has found th...

14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: iStock / Thinkstock Would you pick up a slice topped with smoked reindeer? Pizza is a magical word. Say it to elicit slow nods, meani...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Turkey

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Move over bald eagle, the title of our great nation's official bird was almost bestowed upon the wild turkey. Instead, unfortunately for the turkey, this great fowl became an American tradition in another way -- served up each Thanksgiving on a silver platter.

New Chicago Dining Options, Part One

John Mariani | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

Salero 621 W Randolph Street 312- 466-1000 Ashlee Aubin has a résumé bound to get him investors to open Salero, where he is chef-partner: He did...

Connecticut's White Hart Inn Balances Charm with Luxury and Fine Food

John Mariani | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

There seems little reason to encourage readers to visit well-known, upscale New England inns in early autumn because the leaf-peepers have already booked all the rooms.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Setting: The Red Velvet Side of Life in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

I definitely did not anticipate that a red mesh dress by Singaporean designer Max.Tan would be turned into an edible study in deconstructing, and then re-assembling, the perfect red velvet cake.

9 Snappy Facts About Snapple

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Have you ever heard of Wendy the Snapple Lady? Since 1972, Snapple has won the hearts of many and has become a staple drin...

VIK Winery Goes Holistic

John Mariani | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
John Mariani

Ten years ago I wrote of Chilean wines, "I suspect that if most winedrinkers think at all about Chilean wines, they think of Concha y Toro, whose fans down enough of its $5 Chardonnays and Cabernets to make it the number two wine import to the U.S."

7 Ways To Cook A Turkey

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You could take the time-saving approach if you want to, or you could go to a little extra trouble and offer your guests something really special.

What's Delicious? Nipping Misperceptions in the Bud

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I don't know if this qualifies me for any kind of a medal -- you can decide -- but there are two double-entendres in my title, making it, arguably, a ...

NYC's Rocco Steakhouse Is as Much About Cordial Service as Great Steaks

John Mariani | Posted 11.03.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I liked Rocco. I liked Rocco a lot. My friends and I had what men like to call a rollicking good time, in large part due to the warm welcome...

Yoga Recipes You'll Need for the Holidays

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 10.31.2015 | Taste
Elaine Gavalas

The holidays are fast approaching and many of us will be tempted to overindulge in holiday treats and cheer. Instead of facing a weight gain by the ...

Pur' in Paris Is Inching Towards Greatness

John Mariani | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

There are arguments both pro and con about where one finds the best food in Paris. Is it at the classic bistro/brasserie level? The three-star Mich...

How To Make Homemade Candy Corn

Food52 | Posted 10.30.2015 | Taste

I've now found a solid solution to keeping a stash of candy corn past October: Make them yourself! Not only can you have homemade candy corn year-round, long after Halloween has come and gone, but you can also get a little crazy and mix up the colors and flavors, too.

Do Design Classics Lose Their Shine With Time?

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Designs often become classics because they broke the mold of their times and by nature were controversial. They displayed a high degree of innovativeness either in addressing users' latent needs or by introducing new technology that made new product performance technically superior.

An All Hallows' Meditation on Chocolate

Simran Sethi | Posted 10.29.2015 | Taste
Simran Sethi

This time of year--or is it every time of year?--I like to reflect on chocolate, a miracle substance, my trusted companion in moments of sadness, ex...

The 10 Unhealthiest Halloween Candies

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.28.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

From hydrogenated oils to corn syrup to artificial coloring, many candies contain more processed ingredients than not. This is our list of the 10 worst offenders.

Why You Should Be Saving Your Apple Peels And Cores

Food52 | Posted 11.02.2015 | Taste

There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least I do not think they are fun) -- washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals. Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.

The Seven Types of Poetry

Robert Peake | Posted 10.26.2015 | Books
Robert Peake

The simplest but least useful way to think of poetry is as two types: good or bad. Yet for those willing to look deeper, there is much to be gained from attempting to understand and appreciate the wide and varied landscape of contemporary poetry.

Piedmont's Damilano Family Takes Its Time Making Great Barolo Wines

John Mariani | Posted 10.26.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I wouldn't call it a raging debate, but in Italy's Piedmont region there are two schools of thought as to how to make one of its two most famous w...

10 Recipes to Show Off Fall Vegetables

Food52 | Posted 10.22.2015 | Taste

It's no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting toward...

25 Best Towns for Trick-or-Treating

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.21.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Halloween, in particular, is the time of year when communities combine their creative geniuses to produce the spookiest, creepiest, and most festive events possible. It isn't simply about finding the perfect costume and collecting the best candy.