Chef Nicholas Stefanelli of Masseria shares the sartorial inspiration behind his culinary creations
Before opening Masseria, Chef Nicholas Stefanelli initially found his passion for food through his love of fashion.
At 18-years-old, the Maryland native first worked for a master tailor before eventually visiting Italian design schools, and it was there that he fell for the culinary arts. “Food was always a ... More
Try these delicious dishes at the 28th annual culinary-for-a-cause event in New York City
Calling attention to all foodies: New York City’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry—the highly anticipated tasting event featuring some of the city’s top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists—takes place Monday, April 24, on the East River Waterfront at 180 Maiden Lane. No Kid Hungry strives to ... More
After you're let go from the family business and your follow-up venture fizzles, you either cut your losses, or, as the French saying goes, cultivate your own garden. For green-thumbed restaurant veteran Charles Masson, who is known for packing his dining rooms with floral arrangements, the choice was apparently ... More
From Monaco to Cannes, the owner of Whispering Angel Rosé takes us to his favorite spots in Southern France
The French Riviera is sprawling with dazzling coastlines, sun-soaked pebble beaches and charming cities nestled throughout it all. From Monaco to Cannes and Nice, there's a diverse range of atmospheres that maintain an air of sophistication. Savor fresh king crabs from Kamchatka at a waterfront bistro in Monaco, stroll along ... More
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 10 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.