Easily bored, chef Thomas Keller continues to challenge himself and the world of gastronomy.
Das Fletschhorn, in the exclusive, car-free resort of Saas-Fee, Switzer-land, proves that it is possible to enjoy first-rate dining in the mountains.
As indicated by a résumé that includes a doctorate in biochemistry from Princeton and a cooking stint with madcap chef Bobby Flay, chef Patricia Yeo is both brainy and passionate.
Despite the formal atmosphere of Taillevent, which features Louis XVI decor and a phalanx of tuxedoed waiters, the staff of the Paris landmark conveys a genuine sense of warmth.
From the moment you enter Alain Ducasse at the Essex House until you step out to the streets of Manhattan, your senses are indulged with a series of unique, remarkable pleasures.
Scharffen Berger chocolate maker (800.930.4528, www.scharffenberger.com), the producers of the world’s tastiest chocolates, d
An apricot sunset slants across the terrace at Chanteduc as eight Americans assemble for a weeklong cooking class in Provence with author, food critic, and teacher Patricia Wells.
Georges Perrier was dining at his landmark Philadelphia restaurant Le Bec-Fin one afternoon last spring when his mood turned liturgical. Customers are like church-goers, he observed.
BONBONS! They are back and more delectable than ever.
Come winter, Venice’s raw winds and damp fog chase away the teeming tourists, transforming the city into a mysterious, labyrinthine wonderland.
Most hotel visits are like blind dates: An arrangement is made, you may even see a photo or two, but you enter with a sense of uncertainty, hoping for the best.
Holiday time at Colorado’s Keystone Resort (www.keystone.snow.com) brings more than those glorious Rocky Mountain vistas.
The culinary elves at Eleni’s (212.255.7990, www.elenis.com), a gourmet Manhattan bakery, will not bake you an ordinary gingerbread house this
Viking feeds your appetite for learning and cooking with this three-day, three-city, three-chef package for you and five of your friends.
The Antique Wine Co. of Great Britain has assembled a weeklong food and wine fantasy cruise vacation for you and as many as 23 of your friends.
Anyone can sidle up to a winery tasting room bar in Napa Valley, lay down $5, and sample a few new releases.
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 the London gourmet grocer Fortnum and Mason (www.fortnumandmason.co.uk) advertised for a new confectionery buyer last August, it
Abbondonza! The word alone evokes images of joyful celebration, family ties, and hearty feasts—which is exactly what Francesca Abbracciamento, one of Manhattan’s premier party planners, i