It’s baseball season! In contrast to the New York Mets’ level of play in recent years, the quality of the food and beverage options available at Citi Field — which opened in 2009 — has never wavered. Between collaborations with big-name chefs and local businesses, the stadium has always boasted an impressive array of culinary offerings. The Mets will welcome several additional vendors in 2015, so we’ve divided our guide to eating at the ballpark into “existing” and “new” categories.
“I could definitely go for some Asian fusion tonight.” It’s a phrase you’ve undoubtedly heard while debating dinner options with friends or colleagues. But what does it mean? What type of food falls under this all-encompassing genre, and what exactly is it that is being fused?
The nation’s capital is fast becoming a food mecca
Apr 7, 2015 9:00 am
Washington, D.C.’s vibrant restaurant scene has been growing at a dizzying pace for the past few years. And it shows no signs of slowing down, as big-name chefs and promising up-and-comers alike have unveiled a flurry of high-profile projects this spring. Here are eight notable new spots to check out in and around the nation’s capital.
Dine on spiked salami, vegan meatloaf in Steel City
Apr 2, 2015 9:00 am
While Pittsburgh has already established itself as a hub for technology, culture and sports — go Penguins! — it’s also quickly becoming a destination for people who take their food seriously. Pennsylvania native Katie Chang returns to Steel City and finds a lot to like about the rapidly developing food scene.
Taiwan has emerged as a culinary hotspot. To introduce these flavors to North America, Taiwan Tourism Bureau has launched an interactive e-culinary itinerary tracing the path of three celebrated chefs who embarked on an eight-day journey through Taiwan.
The annual event amplifies the borough’s food scene
Apr 1, 2015 3:00 pm
Each year, food-media professionals, chefs, small-batch producers and chefs yearning for a cookbook deal come together for panel discussions that take place over three days at the Food Book Fair, held April 10-12 at the iconic — if something that’s only been around since 2012 can be iconic — Wythe Hotel. Now in its fourth year, the Food Book Fair is presenting panels on such topics as “Food and Empire,” “Cookbooks and History” and “Chinese Food in America." There’s even a special literary-themed dinner.
You’ve probably heard how beautiful Cuba is, how the people are warm, friendly and a lot of fun. All true. You’ve probably also heard that the food is not so great. Unfortunately, that’s also true. We don’t need to tell you how to have a good time in Cuba, but we do need to tell you how to eat well. Travel writer Jenny Miller has some good tips.