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Puerto Rico - A Wedding Location With Honeymoon Possibilities

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Dwight Brown

The wedding I attended put everything in perspective again. And a trip around the island reconfirmed the island's rich offering of diverse honeymoon destinations.

Eat Your Organic Veggies, Your Majesty

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We know that in England many fine food establishments receive a seal of approval from some members of the sitting monarchy, as soon as a certain numbe...

Veggie Queen: Executive Chef Heather Terhune

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Chef Terhune isn't from Chicago and I wondered how she felt about being in one of the most culinary cities in the world.

The Delicious Highlights Of Peruvian Cuisine

Viator | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Viator

Travel is all about adventure, and the dining in Peru is no exception.

A Guide to Feasting on Brains, Balls, and Eyeballs Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure brains, balls, and eyes get dressed up in fancy sauces and come with snobby sides just like other foul-smelling, weird-textured chunks in the offal bunch. But these particular gross parts are unique in that they're all surrounded by a common superstition...

The Death Of Thanksgiving

Dr. Candi K. Cann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Dr. Candi K. Cann

That recipe was a symbol of love, and selflessness, all wrapped up in bacon.

A Single Girl's Afghanistan Travel Log: In Honor of Our Veterans

Melissa Roddy | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Melissa Roddy

I went to Afghanistan. I went there as a tourist, a single woman, unaccompanied, unguided and unsponsored by any sort of group, government, corporation or organization. I had complete control over what I experienced. It took me six years to save up enough money for the trip.

Charlie Trotter: We Are Forever in Your Debt

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

At the memorial service on Monday, there were at least 400 people and an estimated 50 of them were wearing white chef jackets.  The pastor likened eating with Charlie Trotter to the sacrament of breaking bread.

POLL: Are You Looking Forward To Hosting Thanksgiving This Year?

Posted 11.12.2013 | MarloThomas

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Jared Wentworth: A Chef for the People

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Jared Wentworth just might be the hardest working chef in Chicago. He recently told me that he has been working 18 hours days opening his newest restaurant, Dusek's, and drinking with his team the following four. I sort of believe him.

Cocktail + Cuisine Pairing Tips With Tom Colicchio

Gastronomista | Posted 10.03.2013 | Taste
Gastronomista

What makes a good pairing?

Where Moufettes Munch and Franglais Is Not Spoken

Martha Lufkin | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Martha Lufkin

As we drove from Boston into Quebec, hints of French nationalism were in evidence. Outside Quebec City, I nearly jumped out of my seat when I saw a sign for the "national capital."

Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro: The Intersection of Food and Art

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

His two-part exhibit focused on his affinity for love, featuring 12 iconic renditions of pop super star Lady Gaga -- including one piece that even made her cry upon seeing it -- as well as 42 "love" mandalas, a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hindu and Buddhist cultures.

The Slightly Disgusting Origins of Haute Cuisine

India Mandelkern | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
India Mandelkern

To appreciate the sublime, the philosopher-politician Edmund Burke said was to appreciate terror in captivity. While Burke was mostly talking about paintings of thunderstorms, the concept could also apply to food. Is that the secret sauce to the novelties now encountered on our plates.

Toronto: Dining and Daytrippin' Around the International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Thousand of film lovers travel to Toronto every year to witness the latest crop of Oscar®-caliber films at the Toronto International Film Festival. In between screening compelling dramas attendees find time to eat at trendy restaurants, sightsee and reside in conveniently located hotels.

Farm to Chef to Table: Nightwood Restaurant

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The problem with the concept of farm to table is that it leaves out a major ingredient: the chef. I interviewed chef Jason Vincent of Pilsen's Nightwood Restaurant and it was quickly apparent that he was included in the Food and Wine list of "Best New Chefs in America" of 2013 for a reason.

Ma Provence: Part II

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

For a few years now, one thing my friends and I do without failing each time we reunite in Provence is enjoying a scrumptious diner at the local restaurant, le Bistrot du Paradou, located in ...Paradou, Provence.

6 Snacks You Can't Leave the Caribbean Without Tasting

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Forget the fries. When you're in the Caribbean, snacking on the go isn't about rolling up to the drive-through. Instead, grab some grub from a roadside stall or beachfront shack.

Foods Worth Traveling for

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Even if we don't always remember the history behind the Colosseum or who built Machu Picchu, we always remember the food.

Asian Immigrants: Eating in Lean Times Can Be Good and Delicious

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

Does frugality have to be synonymous with being unhealthy? "The answer is no," said New York chef Irene Khin, who runs Saffron59, a catering business that specializes in Asian-fusion cuisine told me. "You can make a nutritious meal for less than a McDonalds' lunch combo and feed three people."

A Touch and Taste of Gold in Sunny South Beach

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

The hip, young Milanese owners of a new Italian eatery in the Sofi district of South Beach must have done their homework before creating a unique menu with golden cuisine creating dishes that not only look pretty and taste good, but are healthy too.

Morocco's Disappearing Mediterranean Diet

Rachel Newcomb | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Newcomb

As many people around the world are beginning to realize the detrimental effects of a standard Western diet, an effort should be made to hold on to traditional foodways as much as possible. Because once those Moroccan grandmothers are gone, a deep repository of cultural knowledge goes with them.

Eating the Big Apple

James Beard Foundation | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

A new cuisine based on old flavors, local ingredients, nostalgic resonances, and the culinary culture clash.

And the Best Restaurant in the World Winner Is ...

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Its owners call it a free style restaurant. Mixing avant garde cuisine with recipes passed down from generations of cooking ancestors, they claim to cook meals for everyone. A family restaurant of another kind.

Breast Milk Flavored Lollipops

Jenny Block | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Jenny Block

Just when you think you've seen it all...