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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...

New Indian Wines Add to New York's Diverse Cuisine Scene

Jim Luce | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Jim Luce

One of the things I love most about New York City -- why I moved here 30 years ago -- is its dynamic multicultural scene. European immigrants long ago...

The Ever-Changing World of Food and Drink

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

These are interesting times. These are exciting times. There is much to be reveled about the fact that, more and more, rich history and family stories are being brought forward to the table by soulful chefs, entertaining magical spices, flavors and teas from around the globe.

How to Start a Fire... for Food.

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 07.29.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Grilling season is upon us. What kind of charcoal should you use?

How Islam Made the West Cool

Khaled Diab | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion
Khaled Diab

Those who fear Muslim influence should raise a glass to the Sultan of Style next time they freshen up, don the latest fashions or enjoy a delicious three-course meal.

St. Lucia - Come for the Jazz & Arts Festival, Stay for the Island

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

When they weren't listening to toe-tapping music on Pigeon Island National Landmark, festivalgoers dined out, went sailing, sightseeing, beach hopping, zip lining or hung out at a diverse range of resorts that offer travelers very distinct vacations.

A Guide To New Orleans and All Its Jazz

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Yes New Orleans, Louisiana is steeped in history, culture, fine arts and friendly gregarious people. And all those ingredients seem to peak every Apr...

Can We Get Any More Foodie?

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.01.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Chicago has become such a foodie city that I don't think we even realize just how foodie we are.

The Gaza Kitchen

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.29.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Their cuisine may lie at the intersection of history, geography and economy, but in The Gaza Kitchen, one is made acutely aware of how geo-political struggles find themselves revealed in a single dish.

Kyotofu

Dark Rye | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

People are still lining up for the green tea crème brûlée, warm chocolate mochi cake, miso chocolate brownies and black sesame sweet tofu.

Mixed-up Menu Trends

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Every month or so I look forward to receiving the "events publication" from the James Beard House in New York City. A read of the menus to be cooked by myriad chefs from all over the country provides an "instagram" sweep of America's culinary landscape.