Pichet Ong Thinks You Should Visit These 15 Bakeries And Pastry Shops

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. 

We Test Salt 'N Straw's Awesome Thanksgiving-Flavored Ice Creams

Seasonal treats with turkey fat, sweet potato, more
Nov 19, 2013 4:00 pm

Imagine Thanksgiving dinner. You've got your turkey, your stuffing, a sweet potato casserole and a pumpkin pie. Now try to imagine how you could make that classic Thanksgiving dinner better. Yes, deep-frying everything is an option, but an even better option? Turning everything into ice cream. Read on.

How To Fry Fish For Fish and Chips

A step-by-step guide to perfect fried fish fillets
Nov 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Fish and chips may seem like a simple dish, but to pull off a version worth washing down with a pint we're turning to Portland, OR gastropub Raven and Rose. Executive Chef David Padberg loaned us his expert step-by-step technique.  

Plate Deconstruction: Castagna's Cipollini Onion Custard Terrarium

A Portland botany course in a class of its own
Nov 5, 2013 12:00 pm

If this tumbler of wondrous-looking greenery and botanicals wasn't placed in front of you by a server at Portland's Castagna restaurant, you'd probably think twice about tucking into it with a spoon. It's 100-percent edible, alright. Ingredients and breakdown after the jump.

Basic Chermoula Recipe

Make this classic Moroccan sauce for any protein
Oct 23, 2013 3:30 pm
Photo: John Valls

Scott Snyder is chef-owner at Portland's incredibly popular Levant, where his signature chermoula, a classic, tangy-savory Moroccan condiment and sauce, is a best-seller. Marinate your favorite protein in this simple preparation, or use it as a finishing sauce (especially if freshly grilled sardines are involved).  

Traveling To Portland, Oregon? Here Are 6 Ways To Get Food And Drink Right.

Every year we're reminded how great this city is
Oct 16, 2013 10:00 am

You already know this. There's no shortage of great eating in Portland. But there are restaurants leading the pack, whether it's with category-defying cuisine or quirky takes on Asian street food. Here, we share what restaurants should be topping your list right now.

Lamb Belly BLT Recipe

Le Pigeon's decadent take on a classic sandwich
Oct 3, 2013 11:00 am
Photo: David L. Reamer

You haven't done dinner in Portland until you've done dinner at Le Pigeon, James Beard Rising Star Chef Gabriel Rucker's outrageously popular outpost. Combining the usual suspects with something totally unexpected is Rucker's game, so replacing the bacon in a BLT with cured lamb belly is probably just another day in the life...

7 Places To Eat And Drink Incredibly Well In Portland, Maine

And we aren't just talking about lobster rolls
Aug 29, 2013 12:00 pm

With easy access to both fresh seafood from the ocean and seasonal produce from local farms, a recent influx of big-city chefs seeking something calmer waters, and a local less-is-more attitude, Portland, Maine's dining scene is vibrant, diverse, and hotter than ever. Here, a few places worth checking out during your next trip to the beautiful coastal town.


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