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Astoria Characters: The Chef's Mamma

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.17.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Two vats of sauce are simmering on the stove when Tina comes on duty at Trattoria L 'Incontro. There's enough to feed an army or two. She recalls the first time she had to make such a big batch. How did it turn out? Perfecto!

Chicago Is Known for Its Fantastic Food. 19 Creatives Name Their Favorite Restaurants

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.16.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

We are a city with an international reputation for award winning restaurants and chefs, consistently taking culinary creativity to the next level. With this in mind, I asked 19 artists to weigh in on their favorite restaurants and chefs.

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

Amanda Cohen | Posted 02.11.2013 | Food
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.

Three Recipes for a Michelin-Starred Meal

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Avital Andrews

After I wrote about my collaboration with Michelin-starred chef Daniel Corey, I got lots of requests for the recipes we created. By popular demand, here they are.

Michelle Branch Transitions From Music to Food With New Cooking Web Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.09.2013 | Food
Shira Lazar

Michelle Branch may be best known as a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, but she's also a foodie at heart who's passionate about cooking and baking.

Chef Curtis Duffy, Partner Michael Muser Talk Grace and... Motorcycles

Mark Bazer | Posted 01.01.2013 | Food
Mark Bazer

Grace Chef Curtis Duffy returned to The Interview Show and brought along his partner, front-of-the-room and wine guy Michael Muser to talk about one of the most-anticipated restaurants in America.

Great Gifts for the Healthy Gourmet on Your List

Zoe Helene | Posted 12.24.2012 | Food
Zoe Helene

Making great food isn't magic, however. Behind every great chef is a great gadget. I sat down with Leslie recently to find out which whisks she can't live without.

The Most Coveted Dinner Ticket In The World?

Honest Cooking | Posted 12.17.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

Three nights. Three of the world's best chefs. Sixteen global gastro-travelers. The most coveted dinner ticket of 2012.

Your Start-Up Life: Jean-Georges' Ingredients for Success

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

If all he did was cook, Jean-Georges Vongerichten's status as one of France's -- and the world's -- most innovative chefs would be assured. But Vongerichten's amazing talents in the kitchen are aligned with a genius for business.

Seed-to-Table Bounty: Wisdom From the Organic Gourmet

Zoe Helene | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Zoe Helene

For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, aka The Organic Gourmet, has been teaching the art of healthy and delicious cooking at some of the finest eco lifestyle centers and spas in the world. There's a reason her classes are so popular.

'My Drunk Kitchen' Star Hannah Hart's Guide to Cocktail Mixing

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.11.2013 | Food
Shira Lazar

While the show starts off with a straightforward Whiskey Ginger, our resident mixologist proceeds to get really creative by serving up her original Jar-garitas and even concocting a special "What's Trending" cocktail! (It's a tasty mixture of pineapple juice, ginger ale and vodka.)

Polenta: The Next Big Thing?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 08.31.2012 | Food
Rozanne Gold

While the good people of Tuscany are known as "bean-eaters" because of their culinary proclivity towards legumes, the Piemontese locals are known as polentone. Apparently, everyone in Piedmont eats polenta all the time, and have done so before the Roman empire!

An American In Denmark: Noma's Head Chef On The World's Best Restaurant

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.07.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

The man heading up the kitchen at Noma, and René Redzepi's right hand, is an ambitious 35 year old from California. Meet Matthew Orlando in Chef Talk.

Chef Art Smith's Common Threads Brings Us Back Together

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.08.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Last Thursday evening brought one of those rare events where you feel that you have been transported to another dimension in time.

What Soufflé and Sex Have in Common

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.30.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

One crème brûlée, two caramel custards and three types of buttercream later, we have officially cooked our way through Lisa's depression.

Food, Sex and Fifty Shades Of Grey . Part Six: Have You Ever Dreamed of Going To Culinary School?

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

Fifty Shades of Grey has been turning up at brunches all over the Upper East Side.

David Burke: Doing Dessert and Doing Good

Regina Varolli | Posted 06.24.2012 | Food
Regina Varolli

Sitting down to dessert with David Burke is quite an experience. With a boisterous personality and bellowing voice that fill the room, Burke is clearly a larger-than-life guy who knows how to have a good time.

A Good Knife Starter Set

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Without a doubt there are good knives for modest money. New knife technology's taken knives no serious cook would touch years ago into the pro's class.

What Food Reveals About Your Relationship

Tiberio Simone | Posted 05.05.2012 | Weddings
Tiberio Simone

Three basic ingredients are needed for a memorable celebration: the couple, their loved ones, and the food. Those ingredients, and how they're blended and presented, are what makes each wedding celebration unique.

A Chef -- Neither Man Nor Woman

Gillian Clark | Posted 05.06.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

Not many people outside of the business of food know the meaninglessness of gender that food industry workers experience. Gender is insignificant when tickets are piling up and you wish you had another arm to get through the night.

The Art of Dining: Turner Prize Winner Martin Creed (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Turner Prize winner Martin Creed gives Crane.tv lessons on the art of dining. In a quest to revamp a room in iconic London restaurant Sketch, Creed ma...

Experimental Cooking at I'm a Kombo

Honest Cooking | Posted 05.01.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

If you like your food served hanging from the ceiling, or using rubber gloves instead of forks, you should definitely visit the Copenhagen based experimental dining experience I'm a Kombo.

Sustainable Food on Safari: Salmon Trout at Londolozi Game Reserve (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.25.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Meet Executive Chef Craig Paterson from the Londolozi Game Reserve as he takes us through a colorful starter that speaks to the flavors of South Afric...

Laura Steiner

High School Project Turns Into Cupcake Business (RECIPE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Jessica Cervantes says she's a terrible cook. "When I cook, people know to have Pizza Hut's number close by," she joked. So, how does this 21 year...

What We'll be Eating in 2012

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.04.2012 | Food
Rozanne Gold

For decades I have tracked trends, and created many of them. Some have lingered longer than most marriages, yet others still hover around or are merely a reflection of personal wishes. Some were so ahead of their time as to be forgotten or "invented" by someone else.