See who took home top prize at the Taste of the Waldorf Astoria cooking competition—plus, get the delectable recipe
Waldorf Astoria’s renowned chefs joined together with five James Beard Foundation Rising Star Semi-Finalists in a competition to create the brand’s next iconic dish. Michelin-starred chefs Pierre Gagnaire, Heinz Beck and brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin, as well as Master Chef Jimmy Schmidt and Master Chef Jan van Dyk, teamed ... More
These convenient services deliver full meals, snacks and your favorite ingredients right to your door
FreshDirect, NationalSince 2002, FreshDirect has been delivering high-quality groceries directly to customers’ doors. Launched originally in New York City neighborhoods with many residents but few gourmet supermarkets, the company quickly won over customers through a combination of reliable convenience, comparative ... More
Restaurants across the country are welcoming the new reign of the vegetable superstar
Now that kale salad has achieved world domination, it can be easy to forget that not so long ago vegetables were mostly relegated to the sidelines, ninth-inning players in a game where meat got all the glory. Save for a few vegetarian restaurants and the all-veg tasting menus occasionally trotted ... More
A pro uncovers what the celebrity chef's penmanship says about her
For well over a decade, Paula Deen has been buttering up her television audiences and recipes alike. The chef—known both for her quirky witticisms and calorie-laden dishes—gives the experience of “comfort food” a new meaning. Here, Deen’s handwriting sheds light on her culinary and TV-personality success. According to graphologist Annette ... More
Chef René Redzepi made quite a trip. He brought his longtime head of research and development, the handsome Lars Williams, and the entire staff from Noma in Copenhagen—totaling 77 people from dishwashers to servers—to run a five-week pop up at Tokyo’s Mandarin Oriental hotel. In a ... More
During a recent exploration in Japan, one writer discovers an unexpected foodie jewel in Tokyo's crown
World-class Italian cuisine right in the heart of Tokyo? Surprising as it sounds, that’s exactly what I found during a recent visit to Bulgari’s Il Ristorante, a sleek, elegant dining spot located atop the Italian luxury brand’s Bulgari Tower high-rise in the city’s swanky Ginza neighborhood. Michelin-starred Italian executive ... More
Eddie Huang, notorious for his outspoken manner, sounds off about his new series and shares his expert opinion on "cannabis cuisine"
Celebrity chef and author Eddie Huang is not interested in being told what to do. He’s brash, unapologetically opinionated and has a penchant for speaking his mind regardless of the consequences—which makes his latest project, a family-centric television program on a major corporate network, something of an anomaly.
Huang’s 2013 best-selling ... More
Critic Gael Greene on what makes a restaurant a hit
With the intense seasonal jockeying to launch new restaurants each fall, I can’t help but think about the rigors of survival. I find myself longing for the reassurance of the legendary restaurants. Spago and Michael’s are almost senior citizens in Los Angeles. Chicago’s Cape Cod Room is 81 years old. ... More