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3 Star restaurant orders pizza for little boy

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by t19103 2 days ago

As a new mother, old foodie and world traveler, this article hit home....

"When In Venice, Eat Like A Venetian"

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by DavidT 17 days ago

NY Times article on cicchetti bacaros in Venice

January 2019 COTM UNFORGETTABLE: A Big and Empty Place through On the Pepper Trail

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 3 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of UNFORGETTABLE: A BIG AND EMPTY PLACE (p. 113 - 151) SEARCHING FOR A NEW CO...

January 2019 COTM UNFORGETTABLE: Forager through An Unforgettable Larder

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 3 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of UNFORGETTABLE: FORAGER (p. 213-237) CONFIDENCE IN THE KITCHEN (p. 241-260)...

A Real Hot Mess: How Grits Got Weaponized Against Cheating Men

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

" . . . Throwing grits at a male partner can be gendered justice, a weapon of the weak when that woman has been that man’s punching bag. . ."

Toward a Unified Theory of the Doughnut

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"Like most works of art, doughnuts are defined by an absence. They are modest and hollow. They belong to anyone."

WaPo on "The Sommeliers of Everything"

patsully
by patsully 1 month ago

"Perhaps you are someone who thinks honey is just honey. Or tea is just tea. Or olive oil is just olive oil. Or water is just water. Or a cigar is just a cigar. Or mustard is just mustard. If so, y...

January 2019 COTM UNFORGETTABLE: The Hell Out of Flatbush through Madame Couscous

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 3 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of UNFORGETTABLE: THE HELL OUT OF FLATBUSH (p. 9-27) LIFE AS A BEATNIK (p. 29-...

January 2019 Cookbook of the Month: UNFORGETTABLE by Emily Kaiser Thelin

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 3 months ago

Wishing all a joyous start to this new year and a warm welcome to our January 2019 Cookbook of the Month, UNFORGETTABLE: THE BOLD FLAVORS OF PAULA WOLFERT'S RENEGADE LIFE by Emily Kaiser Thelin. ...

Soleil Ho named the San Francisco Chronicle’s new restaurant critic

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" , , , Before becoming one of the most recognizable and progressive voices in food media, Ho cooked in kitchens across the country. Her culinary career spanned roughly eight and a half years, incl...

Industry experts place their bets on the supermarket of the future

patsully
by patsully 3 months ago

A fascinating read, but this line definitely stuck out: "Imagine instead merchandising in the style of an Apple store: one pristine sample item on display that can be scanned and instantaneously fu...

N.Y. Times offers mixed blessings to The Four Seasons reboot...

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

Times' restaurant critic Pete Wells offers an extraordinary review of the newly reopened Four Seasons Restaurant in its new digs on E. 49th Street. Both scathing and admiring. Has anyone returned? ...

October 2018 COTM MY KITCHEN YEAR: Winter

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 6 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter from MY KITCHEN YEAR: WINTER (p. 78-155) If you are the first one to report o...

Ode to Joy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"There's a Goethe quote at the beginning of Joy of Cooking, and it’s understandable if you’ve skipped over it leafing toward your go-to recipe for Country Captain, blender hollandaise, or lemon bar...

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? September–October, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 7 months ago

Coming into Fall cookbook season, always a delight. Have the new Rose Levy Beranbaum (my goddess) and the Food 52 Genius Desserts on preorder, and will nail the new Dorie next. Have been rathe...

October 2018 COTM MY KITCHEN YEAR: Fall

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 6 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter from MY KITCHEN YEAR: FALL (p. 1-77) If you are the first one to report on ...

October 2018 Cookbook of the Month: MY KITCHEN YEAR by Ruth Reichl

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 6 months ago

Happy fall to everyone in our Cookbook of the Month community! Let's celebrate the harvest together as we cook from our October Cookbook of the Month, MY KITCHEN YEAR: 136 RECIPES THAT SAVED MY LI...

Food Fiction Books Recommendations

ad7yn
by ad7yn 2 years ago

What are your favorite food fiction books? Please recommend your favorites. I started reading Ruth Reichl's Delicious! Such a wonderful book! Other faves include: Dinner at Antoines - Frances P...

October 2018 COTM MY KITCHEN YEAR: Summer

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 6 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter from MY KITCHEN YEAR: SUMMER (p. 226-305) If you are the first one to report ...