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EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.

Eating at the World's Best Restaurant: El Celler de Can Roca

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

"Maybe I expected more or maybe I expected the experience to be more memorable after almost one year waiting for the meal. I think it's become some sort of celebrity thing and a place where you should go if you get the chance, no matter how and that it has to be good."

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.

A Weekend, A Jet, And A Really Big Appetite: Where Would YOU Go?

David Rosengarten | Posted 02.19.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

I'm often asked to lead gastronomic visitors on excursions to America's dining shrines.

1970, a Turning Point in American Cuisine

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 12.30.2013 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

1971, the year when Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA, is often cited as a turning point for American cuisine.

Culinary Interiors

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 12.18.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

Where you eat and what you eat become one in this colorful series by Taubmans Paint Partners and Ross Lusted.

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.

Where to Find the Best Paella in Spain

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Although Spain's most famous dish originated in its modern form in the mid-19th century near on the east coast of Spain, but did you know that given its less-than-fortunate beginnings, you'll rarely find a true and traditional paella on the menu at gourmet restaurants?

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.

3D Printed Food: Is It Any Good? (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Not very long ago, the idea of going up to a machine, pressing a "hamburger" button and receiving a hamburger instantaneously seemed like something st...

Help Defeat the Republicans in Their War Against Science

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Iconic scientific institutions can no longer perform the fundamental research that fuels our knowledge based industries and economy. We are losing the science race, particularly the race in gastronomic science. But with your help, we can win the race.

Alex Sushi In Copenhagen

Honest Cooking | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

During the last 10 years, the Danish capital Copenhagen has been gradually taken over by sushi restaurants. Today you see them everywhere, almost as ubiquitous as shawarma or pizza take away joints.

Delicious Reading

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Susan Albers

Members of the Alabama Foodie Book Club bring a dish inspired by the book to share. What could be better than critiquing a book while sampling tasty food?

A Road Trip on the Via Emilia (PHOTOS)

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

2011-01-18-viaemiglia.jpgFerrara, one of the first planned cities of the Renaissance, still has an intact medieval center.

Travel Like a Chef

Michael Laiskonis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Laiskonis

Though we may not all plan our vacations around high temples of gastronomy, that doesn't mean we shouldn't steer clear of bland hotel fare, tourist-trap cafés, or worse, homogenous fast food.

You Say Tomato, I Say Slavery (video)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

When you buy tomatoes at the local Publix, Ahold, Kroger, or Walmart, you become the last link in a chain that is attached to shackles in south Florida.

A Side Trip to Lyons: Le Bouchon

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

For anyone coming to France for her gastronomic pleasures, to savor of her culinary treats, a side trip to Lyons is definitely in order! As the French know, Lyons is most decidedly the gastronomic capital of this most gastronomic country!

GastroLab: Liquid Nitrogen With José Andrés Deadly, Delicious Beans, Desk vs. Toilet, Cancer From Milk? More...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Holly A. Heyser for the Atlantic

Ecole Boulud: On the Job Training for James Beard's Rising Star

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Flora Lazar

Kaysen was able to boil down his chef's bon mots to five big lessons. They must be working. Less that a year into the job, Kaysen won the James Beard award for most promising young chef.

What is a Foodie? Am I One? Are You?

Sophie Brickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophie Brickman

A thought then clanged in my head: as a culinary student whose mind focused on the culinary arts more than 50% of each day, was I now a foodie?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Science Food

Michael Nagrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Nagrant

Alinea and Grant Achatz's cooking was even sometimes dubbed soulless. Like me, though, many of these critics had never eaten the food or spoken with the chef. I think maybe, all they needed to do was eat at Alinea once to discover the truth.