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Anthony Bourdain Remembered by Fans: Ken Burns, José Andrés & More

Anthony Bourdain was a trailblazer in the industry, a champion of culture, food, and a beloved member of our Chowhound community. In 2018 we chatted with the “Parts Unknown” host. In 2019 CNN compiled...

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Larger than life: Profiling Parker (exclusive interview)

by zin1953 5 years ago

"Robert Parker has been the most influential man in the wine industry for over 30 years, and in this exclusive interview with db, he pulls no punches when it comes to Bordeaux, blind tasting and pe...

Michael Bauer's incomprehensible rating logic

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 7 years ago

Bauer explains in his blog post today that he gave Sir and Star three and 3.5 stars for food because the prices are so low. http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2013/06/10/sir-and-star-in-olema-...

SFGate: What does San Francisco smell like?

by zippo 5 years ago

from the SFGate article and photos: garlic fries at AT&T Park, coffee roasting, salty bay breezes, roasted ducks hanging in windows along Stockton Street, sweet cookies baking at the Golden Gate...

Nice article in Washington Post about Philly's food scene

by Red Oakley 5 years ago


QVC's food guy, David Venable

by tcamp 5 years ago

I found this profile interesting, though I'm not a QVC shopper: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/10/dining/qvc-david-venable-the-man-who-helps-america-cook.html?ref=dining#

Corn sweetness

by CharlesDarwin 5 years ago

Says Besha Rodell in a recent review: "But the sweetness of the corn in bucatini with Dungeness crab overwhelmed the crustacean. The same corn sweetness is problematic on a trout (sometimes s...

Driving Hungry: cabbies worldwide share favorite food spots

by Blumie 5 years ago

The great Soho bookstore McNally Jackson is hosting a discussion this evening with Layne Mosler, who recently published a memoir about her blog Taxi Gourmet, in which Mosler documents stories and f...

Driving Hungry

by eatingjoy 5 years ago

If you follow this gal, her new book is out. Looks like a fun summer read. She was interviewed on The Leonard Lopate show earlier today.

Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

by MagnoliaGardens 5 years ago

Had somewhat low expectations for this book, especially after my wife said that it "looks like something that'd be sold third-hand at Goodwill" but it ended up being an awesome read. Jennifer Reese...

Clarissa Wei's Revelatory Article On El Monte Dim Sum Factory

by Chandavkl 5 years ago

So the factory churns out dim sum, dumplings, skewers and other items including whole roast duck for "for hotels, grocery stores, airlines and restaurants". Restaurants? Well actually no surprise...

Michael Bauer's efforts to remain anonymous

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 7 years ago

The Chron continues to claim in every restaurant review that "Chronicle critics make every attempt to remain anonymous," but Michael Bauer seems to have dropped the pretense. In a single blog post ...

Vist the Le Creuset factory with David Lebovitz

by janniecooks 5 years ago

David Lebovitz recounts his visit to a Le Creuset factory, documenting the manufacturing process from start to finish. Great photos and description of what goes into making the pots we all love, w...

A Philosophy of Herbs

by MGZ 5 years ago

While the nation continues to struggle with the debate over "Traditional Guacamole", the Gray Lady published another interesting read related to the relevance of tradition in how we think of and pr...

Your favorite food memoir?

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 8 years ago

Please don't tell anyone, because it's a secret, but I've been toying with the idea of writing a food memoir, by which I mean I am planning to tell a story about a certain time of my life through f...

How has your cooking evolved with age?

by lamb_da_calculus 5 years ago

I've been reading a bunch of memoirs lately and personal evolution over a lifetime is on my mind. I'm 23 and have only really been cooking for a few years so don't have much to contribute to the to...

The hidden face of the US wine industry

by zin1953 5 years ago

" . . . each of the 51 states of the United States produces wine, including Alaska and Hawaii. So we rented a car for a month and drove from Washington to Texas, passing through Idaho, Utah, Colora...

Chowhound's Impression of Popular Food Critics

by feed_the_pig 5 years ago

What is Chowhound's impression of food critics such as Jonathan Gold and 626 Foodettes (Clarissa Wei/Kristie Hang)? Would you rely on them to make a decision on where to eat?

The History Of San Francisco’s Chinatown In 10 Dishes (from Food Republic)

by soupçon 5 years ago

A pretty good capsule overview of Chinese Food in San Francisco and its role in America's Chinese cuisine by Virginia Miller, a name that's new to me. http://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/06/10/th...

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