Articles in Fine Dining

After a seven-course, five-wine feast, Tony May leans back in his seat outside I Tre Merli on the...
With Alto (212.308.1099, www.altorestaurant.com), his new 80-seat restaurant in Midtown Manhattan...
Tonight’s party in the atrium of New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has not yet begun, and the...
Photograph by Sheila Gibson Stoodley
The kitchen staff at Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in California both rely on a certain...
Thomas Keller slogged through the brutal, precarious world of the restaurant industry for 20 years...
COLD OPENRon Boyd, former executive chef of the Restaurant at Domaine Chandon, pairs his amuse...
There is no such thing as bad chocolate, but certainly some chocolates are better than others. For...
"Tasta, tasta! Snufia, snufia!” Giorgio Romagnolo whispers insistently to his white hound in the...
Well before it opened in February 2004 in the Time Warner Center, Per Se had the most elusive...
It is not the top of the world, but the Residences at Mandarin Oriental’s penthouse, which...
Knowing that the food served can make or break a party, a wise host chooses his menu carefully or...
While it may be impossible to re-create Per Se’s menu items at home, the 29-piece hollowware...
Manhattan diners who fondly recall Cello, Laurent Tourondel’s seafood house that won raves when...
Working through the Grand Baby Beef at La Cabaña requires attitude and endurance. Truly committed...
For nearly a decade, Thomas Keller was content to remain in Yountville, Calif., where, as chef...
John Hunt’s day begins at dawn. There are hundreds of avocado trees to plant and 10 tons of fresh-...
The ritualized use of sweets, primarily in the form of calorie-laden desserts, to mark the special...
You do not walk, stroll, or saunter when entering Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, the chef’s fabled...
Hogtown, Toronto the good, or just plain T.O.—whichever nickname described this town in the past no...
Sunday brunch at the Breakers hotel and resort in Palm Beach, Fla., delivers the requisite platters...

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