Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Chef Sam Talbot fell in love with cooking and the whole world of gastronomy at a young age. Now he comes full circle in Williamsburg with his restaurant Pretty Southern. Here we see how he builds a Southern comfort-food staple: the best mac & cheese. Read more.
The Martinez and the Fun Train
Welcome back to CHOW Happy Hour! In this episode, Martin Cate, of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, prepares the Martinez, a cocktail some think is the precursor to the martini. While mixing this potent gin, sweet vermouth, and maraschino liqueur cocktail, Cate recounts his first encounter with it—on a train to Reno, Nevada.
Get Off the Beaten Path in Dallas' Deep Ellum Neighborhood
Chowhound has the inside scoop on the restaurants and bars that will make you appreciate Dallas’ dynamic dining scene, by embracing some of the most memorable meals that may not yet be on your restaurant radar. Our Road Less Traveled video series takes us to Dallas, to share some of the most exciting drinking and dining experiences the city has to offer. Read more.
We get a better look inside a Williamsburg restaurant. Chef Connolly gets a little hand in the kitchen at Rider.