FrontRunners: Torte to Go

    For nearly three decades, the Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil (www.aubergedusoleil.com) in Napa Valley has consistently delivered some of the finest cuisine in California wine country. Now the Michelin-starred establishment on Rutherford Hill is delivering some of those gastronomic delights to the home. The Auberge Torte au Chocolat—a decadent confection that balances crisp hazelnut dacquoise, smooth chocolate crémeux, and dark-chocolate ganache—is the first of several items from the restaurant’s kitchen available for overnight delivery to anywhere in the country. The tortes, which are priced at $57.50, are handmade within 24 hours of shipping.

    From Around the Web...
    Washington, D.C., has one of the country’s hottest culinary scenes. Here are our editor’s picks…
    Go behind the scenes with Twin Farms’ new cooking suite experience…
    In the heart of Los Angeles, P.Y.T. serves up a fresh vegetable-driven approach to modern cuisine…
    Culinary adventures for every gastronome…
    Washington, D.C., is defining a new mid-Atlantic cuisine…
    Chefs Chris Lanter and Aaron Siegel bring sassy Southern cuisine to Colorado…
    Get a peek inside Eneko at London’s One Aldwych hotel…
    Hearty, innovative, and updated traditional Southern fare is in delicious demand…
    The best places to brunch across the land this holiday season…
    Embrace gluten at the holidays with these special loaves…