Great chefs and food events are planted all around the country, it’s just a matter of knowing where to look. Hit Atlantic City Restaurant week, New York's Pocantico Hills for some serious sustainability knowledge, Park City, Utah, for a scenic slope-side food and wine festival and Southerners with a penchant for sweets and booze will want to check out the “Butterscotch & Barley” cooking demo at Charleston’s Wine & Food Festival.
Writer Jenny Miller spent some timing bumping around northern India, sampling plates of palak paneer while getting up close and personal with some holy cows (and a Hollywood legend). Follow along on this exciting, remarkable, thrilling journey.
Where to stay in Europe's most storied food cities
Feb 27, 2014 2:00 pm
While the majority of your days wandering a European culinary capital will—and should—revolve around feasting, following up a mind-blowing dinner, say, underneath funky chandeliers with a night of threadbare accommodations is an inevitable downer. Instead, splurge on the stylish, inspiring settings of these 9 new and forthcoming hotels.
And how “Where’s Waldo” helped find these formaggi
Feb 27, 2014 12:00 pm
What do Normandy, La Mancha, Gruyère, and Vermont all have in common? They are all famous for being the most well-known cheesemaking regions in the world. But none of them would be my choice for lacto-tourism. That’s right, I have a cheese-centric happy place: Lombardy, Italy. But you'll need a special tour guide, and he doesn't speak English. Here's how I found mine, plus 5 cheeses to try.
Every Wednesday, Food Republic’s column “Would You Like to Hear About Our Specials?” highlights the nightly special dishes offered at popular restaurants from around the country. This week, we take a look at tonight’s specials from some of New York City, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle's hotspots.
NYC-based pastry chef's best picks around the world
Feb 26, 2014 5:00 pm
New York pastry chef Pichet Ong grew up in Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore and has traveled the world extensively in search of the best things to eat (many of them on the sweeter side of the flavor spectrum). With Fantasy Travel Week upon us, we asked our friend and gâteau guru for the best places to travel in the world for pastries. The list is pretty insane.
David Farley once flew from New York to Hoi An to eat cau lau, a porky noodle dish that — due to local ingredients and the fact that one family has a monopoly on making the mysterious noodle in the dish — can only be made in this coastal central Vietnamese town. And chose to go to Tokyo just so I could eat just-pulled-from-the-sea sushi at the Tsukiji Market. He went to Bologna to eat everything (as one does). But not everything worked out so well.