Chef Theo Friedman's dinners center around multi-course, intimate, and experimental pop-up experiences. He brings new perspectives to food by being inspired by artists, ingredients, and the passionate diners who attend his one-of-a-kind events. In honor of Chef Theo's partnership with Stella Artois, he takes advantage of Union Square Greenmarket's and North Brooklyn Farms' fresh produce to create the ultimate end of summer menu.
How to Choose the Best Strawberries
Emily Luchetti, executive pastry chef at Waterbar in San Francisco, explains what a perfect strawberry should look like. Don't waste your time and money on less-then-perfect specimens.
How to Choose the Right Cocktail Strainer
If you can only have one, go julep.
How to Choose Camembert
What it should smell like, what it should feel like: tips from Fairway's Steven Jenkins.
How to Choose Packaged Chicken
Insider butcher tips about how to pluck the freshest chicken from the supermarket shelves.
How to Choose Ground Meat
Ray Venezia of Fairway in New York calls it chop meat; we call it ground beef. Semantics aside, red meat does not have to be red all the way through.