When the London gourmet grocer Fortnum and Mason (www.fortnumandmason.co.uk) advertised for a new confectionery buyer last August, it
When Ermanno Goldoni was born 57 years ago, his father boiled white, sugary Trebbiano grapes in a vat and poured the liquid, or must, into an oak barrel to begin the oxidization process that would
When chef Hans Röckenwagner was growing up in Bavaria, his earliest culinary memories were of his mother’s traditional German dishes prepared in her Gaggenau oven.
Le Français (847.541.7470, www.lefrancaisrestaurant.com), the venerable French powerhouse located in the Chicago suburb of Wheeli
Streets filled with pantomimists, clarinet players, and bead-draped women give credence to the notion that New Orleans is more of a stage than a city.
In the world of Michelin three-star restaurants, there is much distinction, but little surprise.
Two hours and 30-some dishes into the lavish meal, the kitchen door opens and the chef emerges.
Kopi Luwak, with a price tag of about $175 a pound roasted, just may be the rarest and most expensive coffee in the world. But it’s not the cost that some coffee lovers will find hard to swallow.
Normand Laprise was referring to himself, not the tall chef’s hat, when he named his restaurant Toqué!
Now and then a hardworking visionary comes along and defines the goals and standards of an entire generation. Among chefs, Alain Ducasse is that man.