Welcome to our new Chefs of America blog series!
February is Black History Month.
Baby carrots. The ubiquitous Super Bowl, Buffalo wing sidekick that also gets a lot of air play in our kids' schools. But why? Have you ever really stopped to think about it?
We always heard it could be a possibility in an increasingly-connected world, but outside of Hollywood, visualizing how a pandemic could actually happen was pretty hard.
Georgia — the country not the state — sits at the crossroads of the world.
It was an epic summer for the MacPhersons. Why? The food.
Finding sustainable food is something that I try to find when out at restaurants or grocery shopping (although it’s not always easy).
Out of all the years I lived in New York City, I had never sat down at one of the finger-like counters at the Grand Central Oyster Bar. I'd walked in several times, but for some reason, it was always just to look. Not this time.
The Denver area is arguably the fast casual capital of the world. The original Qdoba, Smashburger, and Modern Market are here, just to name a few, but the one most people probably recognize is Chipotle.
I'm lucky enough to realize it when people can say things better than I can, so when it comes to Guinness, there's no better homage to a pint of the black stuff than what was said by the late Anthony Bourdain:
As far as things-that-don't-suck go, there's not much better than a buttery spoonful of bone marrow atop the perfectly crisp toast point, perhaps with a dollop of blackberry compote or even a dash of Dijon.
Every single one of us remembers the elementary school Valentine's Day complete with candied messages. The reason is simple. They've been around since 1866 -- until now.
It's winter. It's soup season. So let's get all linguistic and go beyond the words. What is soup? How is it different from bisque? And what about chowder?
Well, first of all it's subjective. Good service means different things to different people.
Christmas Island is a small slice of paradise that sits in the Indian Ocean about a 1000 miles off the northwest coast of Australia. In fact, it's owned by Australia.
The proliferation of Mexican-inspired foods in American culture is only accelerating.
Saffron is not only the most expensive spice in the world, it's also the most expensive ingredient. With prices that can climb to as much as $10,000 per pound, there's no wonder it's often referred to as "red gold."