When it comes to choosing a wine, it can often seem like a daunting task. To make it easier, try asking the sommelier what he or she would drink. Don't use the word "dry." It's not helpful, since most wine is dry.
Covers tells a restaurant's story through its numbers. Here, Chefs Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza reveal the stats behind their James Beard Award–winning restaurant State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.
Eager to grill out but tired of the same old burgers? Want to add spice to your backyard barbecue? Then check out this buffalo chicken sandwich. You make the chicken patties, the hot sauce, and the delicious blue cheese condiment.
In the latest episode of Roots, Jason Stratton tells how he went from studying avant-garde poetry in Spain to becoming the award-winning chef of Seattle's Spinasse, Artusi, and Aragona. Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations, Ancestry.com style except not really. **UPDATE: Stratton recently announced his departure from his killer restaurants, citing a need for a sabbatical out in the great wide world. Dude is gonna read some books and nod thoughtfully at art like whoa.