Blog

Tools of the Trade: Cold-Smoker Dishwasher

June 2

We’ve seen plenty of chefs cold-smoking menu items — but few who have devised their own smokers. And chef Matthew Tropeano has gone one better, by adapting a dishwasher — yes, an everyday dishwasher — into a cold-smoker.

Read More »

James Beard Awards Move to Chicago

May 29

After decades in NYC, the awards will move to Chicago in 2015.

Read More »

Tools of the Trade: Kickstarter

May 29

Renowned chef Jacques Pépin turns to Kickstarter to fund a TV project he is passionate about: Artists’ Table. Here are his take-aways about crowd-funding.

Read More »

‘Duckathlon’ Comes to NYC on June 14

May 28

You’ve heard of the decathlon–combining ten track-and-field events into one. Chefs and culinary fans get their own event at the Duckathlon, “an experiential journey from farm-to-table.”

Read More »

Tools of the Trade: Dave Becker’s Pottery Wheel

May 23

Handmade condiments, pickles, cheeses–that’s all par for the course in restaurants these day. But it’s rare to find a chef who makes his own pottery.

Read More »

‘Welcome Conference’ Comes to NYC

May 21

On June 17, 2014, Will Guidara and Anthony Rudolf will present the “Welcome Conference,” wholly focused on matters of restaurant hospitality.

Read More »

Introducing the Liquor CSA

May 19

CSA, or “community supported agriculture,” is a great method to fund farms as they grow produce. But what about booze?

Read More »

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Returns June 20-22

May 16

The biggest annual food festival returns for its 32nd year, on June 20-22.

Read More »