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Meatless Monday: Love by the Ladleful With "Love Soup" Author Anna Thomas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.06.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I'm a believer in soup, but "Love Soup" author Anna Thomas is its high priestess. Her book offers 160 different meatless recipes organized according t...

In Good Graces With Gail Monaghan

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

Like all great things in Monaghan's life, the idea behind these two books came to her when she least expected it.

The N-Word and Other Stones

Gillian Clark | Posted 08.31.2013 | DC
Gillian Clark

As black people, we've come to not expect too much from white America. Paula Deen's use of the N word and her plans for a plantation wedding fit right in.

On Why We Cook: To Seek Refuge, To Inspire And To Remember

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What compels us to cook? I come to the kitchen to be fully present in the moment.

A Vegetarian Butcher Makes a Case for Wheat Meat

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.10.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Seitan isn't a meat replacement, it's a food stuff in its own right," say the seitan specialists behind Monk's Meats, which produces between 100 to 150 pounds of seitan a day.

WATCH: Paul Qui's Food Truck Empire Opens First Brick & Mortar Spot

Christian Remde | Posted 01.27.2013 | Home
Christian Remde

A few months ago, I spoke to Paul Qui in New York and he told me that East Side King, his Austin food truck empire, was taking that first step into their first real kitchen by taking over the back space of The Hole in the Wall, Austin's famous bar in the University of Texas' West Campus.

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.

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Of The Staff Meal At Uchi Restaurant

Christian Remde | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Christian Remde

Whenever I brought up the staff meal, I found that chefs were very eager to talk about it, so I decided to make a short film series that explores the staff meals (often called Family Meal) at different restaurants around the country.

Robin Wilkey

Beloved SF Restaurant Deemed Best In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.09.2012 | San Francisco

After twenty years, eight nominations and endless servings of filet mignon, San Francisco's Boulevard restaurant has taken home the James Beard Award ...

Wolfgang Puck Lands Lifetime Achievement Award

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home

The so-called Oscars of the food world this year will give the ultimate nod to a man best known for feeding celebrities at the real Oscars. The James...

James Beard Awards Semifinalists Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists in restaurants and chefs for the 2011 James Beard awards -- including pastry chefs, restaur...

Process or Perish: Praise for Packaged Food

Karen Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Kelly

Families can't always whip up a from-scratch meal every night. What kinds of canned, boxed or bagged items do you have in your pantry? And can you live without them?

The Secret Knives Of Chefs: Bob Kramer's Legendary Knives & 6 Chefs' Favorite Blades

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

Chef Charlie Palmer has a Michelin star, a few James Beard Awards, and a Kramer Knife. Chef Thomas Keller has three Michelin stars, several James B...

Rick Bayless: Chicago's Official Mexican chef?

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

In a town with at least a handful of hot Latino chefs and restaurateurs - and where 1.44 million of its 1.8 million Hispanics are of Mexican descent - when you look at all the Mexican chefs who are referred to as Mexican food experts in Chicago's media, there's no list - it's just Rick Bayless.