Complete with truffles, wine, and plenty of courses
This past weekend we were seeing stars—Michelin stars—in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The storybook town was the backdrop for a gathering of the most Michelin-starred chefs in the U.S. (A combined 12 Michelin stars to be exact). GourmetFest—the brainchild of hotelier, restaurateur, and man about town David Fink—brings together Relais ... More
We’ve all heard the straightforward guidelines for pairing wine with food, but according to top sommeliers, the art of pairing goes much deeper.
Three sommeliers went beyond recommendations for different proteins or courses, sharing their take on the myths – and tricks – of pairing wine with a dish’s spices.
Two masters of mixology on choosing the perfect drink to serve at your next gathering
When hosting guests, the thought of mixing cocktails for all can be a bit intimidating. How do you handle friends who are scared of unknown spirits or squeamish about certain flavors? It can be tempting to just pop open a bottle of wine or let your guests fend for themselves ... More
Executive Pastry Chef Tyler Atwell shares the delicious Valrhona Chocolate recipe we can’t resist
Before becoming the Executive Pastry Chef at Lafayette Grand Café and Bakery in New York City, Michigan-born Chef Tyler Atwell studied the art of pastry-making at the French Culinary Institute and eventually went on to lead the pastry teams of Boulud Sud and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Now an industry favorite ... More