Knife & Fork

  By Beverly Stephen Would you like to know which restaurants a prominent chef like Daniel Boulud patronizes both in his home city of New York and elsewhere? If like so many food lovers, you travel to eat, you would be thrilled to know what’s on Boulud’s radar. Or that

By Ann Abel I’ve been reading way too many restaurant obituaries lately. So instead of more obituaries, I’m writing love letters. These ten restaurants came to life for me during the past year. (On top of ten more from some of my favorite professional eaters.) Some opened despite the odds, while others

  By Beverly Stephen Want to dine in a yurt? There’s no need to travel to the steppes of Mongolia.  All you need is an American Express card to reserve a table through Resy in one of 13 notable fine-dining restaurants across the country. Yurt villages are the latest solution

  By Beverly Stephen “Black food matters,” so declares Marcus Samuelsson in his new book The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.  Note that the title is not “soul food” but rather the “soul of American food.” Samuelsson laments that “many readers may still think that Black

By Brian E. Clark For decades, so the story goes, Paso Robles was a mere pitstop off California’s Highway 101 for wine aficionados on their way to the Napa and Sonoma valleys.  But that began changing about two decades ago, and Paso Robles – which means Passage of the Oaks in Spanish

By Beverly Stephen Just when you think there couldn’t possibly be another way to cook cauliflower along comes Yotam Ottolenghi, the British Israeli chef/author, with a new book, Flavor. Have you ever thought of grating it raw?  Of roasting it in chile butter? If Ottolenghi’s books have anything to say

  By Beverly Stephen I’ve always wanted to go to Berlin, but Europe is off-limits these days. So, I was delighted to learn that Berlin could come to me in a meal kit. The Kotti Döner Berliner Kebab meal kit brings all the ingredients to build Berlin’s famous sandwich in your

On the Road with Flavor Forays: An Insider’s Tour of Four of America’s Hottest Food Cities —- Austin, Charleston, Portland, and New Orleans — takes readers along on memorable culinary immersions. Stir the pots. Meet the characters. Listen to the stories. And if you get hungry, whip up one of

By Everett Potter Today is the first day of spring and that would normally be a reason for joy, if not for the coronavirus currently sweeping around the world. There are still grounds for celebration, however, because it’s also the day when Chef Erin French, who owns The Lost Kitchen in

  GLP Films has made a series of short videos of their home state of Maine. Here’s a look at the resurgence of  oyster farming, with Glidden Point Oyster Farms in Damariscotta. Watch the video and then visit the link to order oysters directly from Maine.