Dinner in the Sky takes exclusive, gourmet dining to new heights
Two Belgian visionaries teamed up to create an elevated and glamorous dining experience. Getting their start in 2006, Hakuna Matata, a communications agency specialized in gourmet indulgences, and The Fun Group, an amusement park installation group that specifically deals with deploying cranes, have organized more than 1,000 events in ... More
Sam Kass will share his passion for healthy, nutritious foods in an upcoming TED Talk
The performances at New York’s legendary Town Hall are about to get a bit more interactive. Starting November 1, global ideas conference behemoth TED will host its first open-to-the-public New York City series at the venue, bringing in world-class speakers to address the topics of The Education Revolution, War and Peace ... More
Authors of the newly released Tacos: Recipes and Provocations on the most exotic meals they've eaten
What happens when a pastry-turned-Mexican food chef from Massachusetts meets a seasoned food journalist? In this case, it's the new cookbook Tacos: Recipes and Provocations. The 250-page tome, filled with endless recipes and an undeniable passion for eclectic Mexican cuisine, is out this week from Alex Stupak. The chef ... More
We enlist the help of two kid food critics to judge all that's sweet and sour
This Halloween, here's a hint for would-be candy passer-outers: Kit Kats aren't going to cut it anymore. There's an upper echelon of treats for the neighborhood kids, and it's time to get in the game. (Plus, shelling out for high-end gummies and truffles makes stomaching leftovers that much easier.)
These days, ... More
From their favorite things to cook together to their scariest moments in the kitchen, Tutto Il Giorno’s husband-and-wife team gets personal
With three locations of the popular Italian restaurant Tutto Il Giorno (two in the Hamptons and one in NYC's Tribeca), Gabby Karan and her Italian chef husband Gianpaolo De Felice give one another our foodie questionnaire.
What's your favorite thing to cook?
Gabby: Well, I love cooking with you Gianpaolo, although mainly ... More
Two California entrepreneurs are setting a higher standard of quality for the meat Americans consume at home—one exceptional porterhouse at a time
An elite class of U.S. ranchers goes to extreme lengths to guarantee only the highest-quality meat for discerning carnivores willing to spend nearly double on super-premium cuts. While cheaper, feedlot-produced beef still dominates the domestic market, that’s steadily changing thanks to the example set by two West Coast agricultural pioneers—Bill ... More
Masayoshi Takayama creates New York's most luxurious sushi, and he also handcrafts the dishes it's served upon
You might think that the ingredients-focused fanaticism on offer at the Upper East Side’s Kappo Masa—the clubby, à la carte Japanese restaurant adjacent to co-owner Larry Gagosian’s Madison Avenue gallery—would call for only the simplest of serving slabs with little in the way of design. But chef Masayoshi ... More
Touching, tasting and even sniffing my way through the new Ritz-Carlton, Bali
Serenity: The state of being calm, peaceful and untroubled.
In this hyper-connected world? Good luck. But could I find this elusive tranquility on an Indonesian island 10,125 miles from New York? I thought, Why not embark on a peace-of-mind scavenger hunt—and try to fully engage the five senses often dulled by daily ... More