What Killed Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant Chain?

Following a couple years of serious financial difficulties, the restaurant empire of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver may have reached the end of its road–the latest victim of an ongoing, partly Brexit-related shakeout in the U.K.’s casual dining sector. The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group said Tuesday that it had gone into administration, with KPMG’s insolvency […]

Exclusive: The Maker of Whispering Angel Is Releasing a New Luxury Wine

Ros? has long been a summer staple–at least for wine lovers, winemakers, vintners, and oenophiles of all skill levels. But it’s arguable that Whispering Angel put ros? and its source regions on the map for millions of consumers worldwide–especially in the United States–over the last several years. The year 2017 marked the first time that […]

Toronto Is Now Home to a Thriving Syrian Food Scene

From the first swish of tahini sauce over chickpeas at breakfast to the final crunch of baklava at dessert, Toronto has become a land of opportunity for Syrian immigrant and refugee restaurateurs looking to share a taste of their homeland with their new city and its constant parade of visitors. Since late 2015, a refugee […]

How Persian Ice Cream Found Its Way to the Center of Los Angeles Food Culture

A few weeks ago, my brother-in-law purchased an ice cream machine on sale. Although he might be the human version of Bob the Builder and incredibly well-versed in just about any task he sets his mind to, my brother-in-law is no chef or ice cream maker. Why, then, purchase the tool? “To make akbar mashti, […]

Acclaimed Chef Thomas Keller on Defining Fine Dining and Eating ‘Local’

The lines between fine dining and casual dining have become increasingly blurred over the last several years, as more restaurants do away with white tablecloths, one of the hallmarks of fine dining, while places that might have seemed like a neighborhood spot are increasingly charging upwards of $30 just to start. Enter TAK Room, a […]

Review: Niche Niche Is a Manhattan Chameleon Where the Food and Wine List Change Every Night

The semi-cooked chocolate dessert slouched in the bowl like a kid not wanting to get called on in class. Fresh whipped cream and grated bittersweet chocolate capped the confection’s dark, amorphous dunes and waves, the final plate in a four-course pre-fixe at Niche Niche, a curious two-month-old restaurant in New York’s SoHo. Was it a […]

This Remote Ranch in Wyoming Should Be Your Next All-Inclusive Luxury Vacation

The rugged landscape of Wyoming is a haven for vacationers seeking a taste of the great outdoors. But a soon-to-open retreat is poised to position the state as one of America’s most notable destinations for food-focused travelers. The Farm at Brush Creek, scheduled to open this July, is pushing the boundaries of what amenities guests […]

How Nashville Is Becoming an Inclusive Magnet for Women Chefs and Restaurant Owners

When chef Maneet Chauhan, also of Chopped and Iron Chef fame, was deciding where to open her restaurant, she chose Nashville. That was partially because of Margot McCormick and Deb Paquette, two female chefs and entrepreneurs who raised the culinary bar in Nashville. “When I came here, it was easy to see who were the […]

The Women-Owned Restaurants in Nashville You Should Know About

When chef Maneet Chauhan picked Nashville to open her own restaurant, post-TV stardom from Food Network’s Iron Chef, she picked Nashville because, in her view, all of the food pioneers there were women. With that in mind, here is a rundown on the 10 essential women-led restaurants in Music City. This list includes a cross-section […]

The Coastal Canadian Town Where the Cocktails Taste Like the Nature Surrounding It

The adventure of visiting the beach resort of Tofino on British Columbia’s far west coast starts when you get on the flight. There’s no easy way to get there: once you make it to Vancouver, it’s either a combination of a ferry ride and a multi-hour drive, a seaplane hop, or a short flight in […]