Alain Ducasse Steps Into Specialty Coffee With New Paris Tasting Room and Roastery

The scene is eminently familiar: a sleek zinc bar behind which a trio of servers sporting pressed aprons move swiftly in coffee choreography: dialing in, adjusting the grind, grinding the beans, tamping the ground coffee and extracting the shot. Clients sit, rapt, on orange leather-coated barstools and lean over the counter to make small talk […]

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 […]

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 […]

Farm-to-Table App Aims to Connect Chefs, Farmers, Butchers, and Vintners

Choosing a name for a company is never easy, especially when you’re bringing a new idea to market, like the farm-to-table app Arrivage. Its former name, Chef514, managed to fulfill the provincial language requirements of Qu?bec, Canada, which stipulates all enterprise names be in French, while also resonating in English. Five-one-four, Montr?al’s area code, is […]

Who Gets to Decide Who Is an Authority on Food?

Over the last couple of years, with the releases of films such as Captain Marvel, Black Panther, and Wonder Woman–movies led by women and people of color–there has been an outcry in the entertainment industry to diversify not just the crew and leadership behind the camera, but the critics’ pool as well. There are a […]