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Hot and Spicy Gluten-Free Indian Dumplings For Valentine's Day

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Amber Rehman

There are some dishes that can transport me back to my grandmother's kitchen with every bite I take.

Travelle Brings Meaning to Elegant Mediterranean Cooking

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.13.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

There are kitchens, and then there are KITCHENS. The kitchen at Travelle restaurant in the Langham Hotel is a sight to behold, a true theater for the diners to experience as the chefs create their dishes each side of the line that projects into the restaurant.

The Charm and Finesse of Everest's Chef Joho

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I have been interviewing chefs on The Dinner Party for over two years, so it is about time that I interview a French one. Executive Chef Jean Joho of...

A Holiday Experiment Gone Horribly Right

Reza Bavar | Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste
Reza Bavar

For as long as I can remember, the global turkey and ham conspiracies have worked hard to sell hundreds of millions of turkeys and hams to a populace convinced that the holidays are synonymous with these foods. This year, I had a flash of insight.

Bangkok Travel: Eating is the Entertainment

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Study the Bangkok skyline at night, and it will feel as if the city is already delivering on some futuristic promise. Eat at some of its dynamic new restaurants, and you can taste it.

Create Something New In The Kitchen: Inspiration From Le Repertoire De La Cuisine

Matthew Robinson | Posted 12.18.2013 | Taste
Matthew Robinson

Some limits and concrete scope are good for the innovator, culinary and non-culinary alike.

Flexible Cuisine With Elena Brower

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 02.05.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Recently, after a trip from a New York City Persian restaurant Elena realized she had she could use to make a delicious and healthy meal for four.

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.