This new series highlights restaurants/chefs who represent a spectrum of cuisines, as they discuss the points where their food falls under the category of traditional, and when a combination of elements produces something entirely new.
There's not a right or wrong answer, instead, we're trying to get to the bottom of what makes a dish, going back to it's roots. Read more.
Crossroads Episode 2: Sweet Connections
In a world full of conflict, desserts are the ties that bind us. Mariana Vieira introduces New Yorkers to a popular Brazilian treat, while Tomoko Kato brings a unique blend of Japanese and European flare to Brooklyn via her dessert shop. Read more.
We met up with Sunflower Bean at Cafe Mogador in Brooklyn and talked about which cities have the best breakfast, why Cookie Crisp rocks, and how McDonald’s coffee is like the Matrix.
Making a Vegan Thanksgiving? Try This Umami Bomb
Vegan Chef Tony Mongeluzzi shows us his favorite fall dish. It's an umami bomb that fits right in at a Thanksgiving feast. Get the recipe, and see more vegetarian Thanksgiving dishes here.
Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing
This healthy and delicious salad pairs kale with tender roasted butternut squash and red onions, plus a rich tahini dressing and crunchy toasted pine nuts. It's a great holiday side dish, and leftovers make a hearty lunch. Get the recipe.