From what we’ve gleaned from hushed phone conversations, drunken text messages and kitchen visits with chef-restaurateurs, the rest of the year is shaping up to be a great one in New York City. Here are 21 places to get excited about.
We’ve not been shy about our love for the Los Angeles food scene, which we are constantly reminded as one of the most underrated in the world. In the past we’ve dropped lists detailing the city’s top sushi masters and the diverse ethnic food being served around the Staples Center. Los Angeles is an exciting place to eat, and here journalist Tien Nguyen tells us what is on the horizon.
Once again, there will be no shortage of inspiring food and drink available at the tournament, with well-known chefs and NYC favorites flexing during the two-week event. A major theme of the food is undoubtedly local fare, as over 40 percent of all produce served is sourced from the region. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect to eat and drink in Flushing after two editors played hooky from the office and attended the opening session.
Just because Food Republic's Tomato Week is over doesn't mean summer tomato season is. If you live in or near Cambridge, MA, there's a tasting menu you'll want to take your time savoring. Neighborhood favorite T.W. Food raided their end-of-summer garden and on September 10th and 11th, Chef Tim Wiechmann will host his annual "Celebration of the Tomato." Want a peek at the menu? Right this way...
The big openings in Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans
Aug 25, 2014 10:00 am
If you track population statistics, it’s pretty obvious that gravity must have some effect on migration, since folks are flowing toward the bottom half of the U.S. map to fill up all those new condos and apartments that are flying up around the southern half of the country. Many restaurateurs are taking advantage of the influx to open new dining establishments in the South’s culinary capitals. Here’s the lowdown on the most anticipated openings between now and the end of the year.
This week, we are breaking in with our 2014 Fall Preview. New restaurant and bars tend to open by the dozen in the fall months and several Food Republic editors and writers, based around the world, have been following their progress all summer long. Look for reports from Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and the American South, as well as a few international destinations too.
Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean the good living has to stop any time soon — au contraire, friends. The warm sun and cool air of September provide an ideal setting for culinary and booze celebrations, so here's a list of some particularly yummy and educational events across the country. Add some of these fine happenings to your calendar, and keep those post-Labor Day blues at bay.
Taiwanese Italian joint "interprets" German sausage
Aug 21, 2014 1:00 pm
Heard about the new German-Chinese restaurant? The food is great, but an hour later, you're hungry for power. In other news, an Italian restaurant in New Taipei has yanked a dish called "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti" from its menu, following criticism by the local German and Israeli embassies. Here's the rest of this bizarre story.