Food

The Restaurant Issue
Pig trotters, lamb shanks and fried walleye

The 25 Best New Restaurants in America

From a New York steakhouse that serves incredible hummus to a Colonial-inspired Boston eatery serving whole bluefish.

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From Trigger to Table

Salt, Fresh & Field, Episode 3: “Whitetail”

Put a rifle in the hands of a chef, set him up in sight of an unassuming whitetail deer, and see what happens. That’s the premise of the latest Salt, Fresh & Field, a show that connects, quite literally, food and table.

Seeking Providence
Haute Cuisine in the Divine City

Photo Essay: The Dorrance

Welcome to The Dorrance, granddaddy of Rhode Island's burgeoning fine dining scene. It's housed in a former Federal Reserve bank. The confit chicken wings are crispy. Your cocktail is waiting on the bar.

Alone in the Produce Aisle

The Fruit Index: A Handy Guide to Nature’s Candy

Trying to get in shape? Most fitness gurus agree that unless you change your diet, you're wasting your workouts. But fear not -- we've got your back. In addition to finding you this inspirational video, we've put together a handy index of fruit nutrition, largely based on our experience at the Woodstock Fruit Festival. Why fruit? Unlike most supposedly "healthy" snacks, fresh fruits are digested easily and provide a wide array of vitamins and minerals. Additionally, they deliver their sugars (i.e., energy) with a healthy dose of fiber, allowing you to digest glucose without the usual insulin spike and subsequent crash. Of course, it doesn't hurt that they're delicious.

I swear officer, it was just toast

Bathtub Gin Spreads

What happened to drinking in America? It used to be that you wouldn’t come back from lunch without at least a martini or two in you, but nowadays, people won't even order a beer at dinner for fear of judgement. Personally,

To the Paper Go the Spoils

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According to a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Americans throw out approximately 25% of the food they purchase each year due to spoilage. Though we’ve never conducted our own study, the moldy strawberries and wilted spinach in the bottom

No fluency required

Salumi: The Craft of Italian Dry Curing

While there are endless options for flexing your culinary muscles, making your own dry cured meats is one of the best ways of calling out those hacks on Iron Chef that we can think of. Using the secret ingredient? Try making

Good taste, year-round

Urban Cultivator

Looking to elevate your home cooking from Boyardee to Batali? Fresh herbs are an excellent place to start. The Urban Cultivator ($2,200) lets home chefs not living in the state of California do the impossible -- grow fresh hydroponic herbs

Burrito ex machina

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The closure of El Bulli + the rise of 3D digital printing = Opportunity! Bereft foodies now have common cause with CAD manufacturers -- to rejoice in the dementedly creative mind of one NYU grad student who has prototyped the

The new bull market

Brisketlab

New York is known for a lot of things, but barbecue ain’t one of them. Luckily for those in the city that never eats good barbecue, there’s hope on the horizon. Brisketlab is a self-described “underground smoked meat guild” that

Tough only to resist

Krave Jerky

Be honest about it. The last time you had a tender, moist, flavourful, and well-spiced piece of jerky was never. Instead, you almost dislocated your jaw with an endless amount of chewing on what felt, tasted and acted like a piece

A Foodie's Quarterly

Lucky Peach

Lucky Peach is the latest business venture of New York restauranteur David Chang. Based on the cover and Chang’s notorious personality, it’d be easy to dismiss this project as a

Libations and Victuals

Gift Guide 2010: The Partaker

Good food and drink can alter a man's mood better than even the strongest prescription drug, particularly when we play a part in preparing said food and drink. While taste, skill and devotion will always determine how your ventures into gastronomy

Chocolate on the Fringe

Komforte Chockolates

Unlike women, men don't like to advertise that they have an addiction to chocolate. Therefore we felt compelled to share these interesting American made treats for all of our readers a sweet tooth who prefer to remain unnamed. Komforte Chockolates ($2.99)

Pooh Approved

Bee Raw 4 Fruit Varietal Honey Flight

bee-raw-4-fruit-varietal-honey-flight-gear-patrolAnyone who drinks wine should know that much of a bottle's particular taste comes from the soil the grape vines were grown in. Similarly, when it comes to honey, everything from it's consistency to taste and coloration is largely dependent on