We eat with our eyes first. Before I went to Chef David Myers' new Century City swankery, Hinoki & The Bird, I read online reviews as my amuse bouche.
The fourth annual LuckyRice Festival, which will be in New York City from April 29-May 5. The 10 scheduled events feature cuisines and dishes that run the gamut, from rice and ramen to Siamese (northern Thai) and the awesome sounding "This Stinks! Fermented Food Favorites From Asia.
As the cardinals prepare for the conclave to elect the next pope this week, I would like to recommend a candidate they may have overlooked. Someone I think would be the perfect pope successor. Father Duty.
Stephanie Izard, chef/owner of Girl and the Goat and now Little Goat, stopped by the fifth anniversary of The Interview Show.
Dining in Las Vegas used to be about wolfing down all the mashed potatoes you could eat before heading back out to the slot machines. These days, it's about dizzying luxury, unbelievably exotic ingredients, globe-spanning diversity, eye-popping artisanry and sky-high standards.
Watch out, Chicago -- there's a new Second City in America. But while some bemoan Washington's Second City status as "a loser for America," we think D.C. is a great place to live, work and have fun. Here are 10 reasons why.
The smokiness of the bacon goes nicely with a shocking new condiment never seen before: Srirancha!
I am currently traveling in Greece, preparing to film season 3 of The Cooking Odyssey, and life seems to be less about sweet & skinny and more about the old Greek proverb "all is well when the honey is sweet."
Since coming in second (to his brother!) on season six of Top Chef, Bryan Voltaggio has been an honorary D.C. favorite son as he built a restaurant empire in so-close-yet-so-far Frederick, Md. Now the James Beard Award finalist finally expands south to D.C.
A few months ago, I spoke to Paul Qui in New York and he told me that East Side King, his Austin food truck empire, was taking that first step into their first real kitchen by taking over the back space of The Hole in the Wall, Austin's famous bar in the University of Texas' West Campus.
Looking at pantry essentials in a new way is what Season 2 Top Chef Ilan Hall excels at, and his idea of pulling everything he can out of a single ingredient is easily transferred to a home kitchen.
Despite major progress in areas such as malaria prevention and childhood vaccinations, nutrition is an issue that has historically been overlooked by the international development community.
The former Top Chef contestant talked about his new(ish) restaurant across the street from his home, let loose on a particularly problematic customer and shared his thoughts on the chef community in Chicago.
I had issues with "Top Chef" last season -- a lot of issues -- and though "Top Chef: Seattle" feels like my old favorite reality competition show again, I am still a bit wary.
How to get away and simultaneously stay? If you haven't stayed at the Luxe City Center, you're missing out on a sanctuary within the heart of downtown.