Fine Dining

The flavors of the Mediterranean and Tuscan cuisine will explode at Dama Dama Restaurant…
Sixteen builds its menu around local ingredients — some from the roof of its own building...
If you described the dry-aging process to most people, they’d recoil a little. “You see, instead of serving the fresh meat,” says Pat LaFrieda, “we hang it in a dark room for a month, sometimes four...
Few things are as rightfully cocky as a steak. The partner in crime to an intense Bordeaux, necessitating a sharp steel blade, and best dressed in a classy combo of simple salt and pepper—a rare...
I stood in my kitchen one Sunday night, a bourbon Manhattan in hand, staring at a lump of ground beef in a bowl on the counter and wracking my brain trying to think of something to do with it beyond...
In a nation where fruit is a luxury item, a recent auction in Japan saw 30 Ruby Roman grapes sell for $10,900 or roughly $360 per grape. Known for their sweetness (each grape must have a sugar...
Welcome to this edition of Hurried or Hungover , in which we ask chefs to answer our cries for help: What to make when either stressed for time or suffering the dreaded morning-after? Each chef was...
We’ve all been there: Pressed for time or with a pressing headache, staring down your fridge and praying for an easy answer to the puzzle laying within. We have one. Welcome to this edition of...
For those who take grilling seriously, Lone Mountain Wagyu ( lonemountainwagyu.com ) has a tempting proposition. The New Mexico company’s ranch, which raises full-blood wagyu cattle on 27,000 acres...
Picture this: You’re in huge rush or battling a fierce, level-5 hangover. In through the kitchen window flies a globally recognized chef. He’s in a hat! He’s in an apron! He’s got a spatula, held...
Dish: Shakshuka “Shakshuka is a great dish… even when you’re a little tipsy, because it only requires a few ingredients,” says Chef Danny Elmaleh of Cleo at The Redbury Hotel in Los Angeles. Chef...
It’s summertime, and the outdoor cooking is easy. But grilling’s gotten a little old hat. This summer, you should give something different a try: smoking your meat instead. This method of cooking “...
Whole-animal cooking is a sure way to make a statement with your cookout. It’s also a great way to gather a big bunch of your friends together: Who’d decline an invite to a whole-beast party? Cooking...
Chef Danny Bowien of NYC’s Mission Chinese Food , a restaurant that does not conform to conventional recipes (this is the chef that brought the world kung pao pastrami) has shared a recipe that is so...
Nothing says summertime like firing up the grill for dinner. But as great as a piece of grilled meat can be, adding crosshatches to your favorite vegetables and beyond will kick up your meal to a new...
There’s more to grilling a perfect steak than just throwing some meat on a fire and hoping for the best. Scott Bridi, the founder of the charcuterie company Brooklyn Cured and a chef-instructor at...
Chef Suzanne Goin, her business partner Caroline Styne (of Lucques, A.O.C., and Tavern), and chef David Lentz (the Hungry Cat) return to host the seventh annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade , an...
Chef Mauro Colagreco’s Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Mirazur , was recently ranked No. 6 at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony. Located in Menton, near Monaco on the French Riviera...
While sampling America’s best gourmet burgers is fun—and delicious—nothing beats showing off your own grilling prowess. These three top-quality DIY burger kits are sure to make you the star of any...
On a balmy Southern California night underneath a canopy of twinkling lights, chefs from across the globe converged for an invitation-only gala dinner to induct up-and-coming culinary greats into the...
Take your summer grilling to the next level and join acclaimed barbecue authority Steven Raichlen June 25 through 26 for a weekend centered around learning grilling and smoking techniques at the...
The winners of the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants list were announced last night in New York City, and claiming the No. 1 spot for the first time was Osteria Francescana, a tiny, 20-year-old spot...
Quivira showcases top Bay Area chefs, and the winery’s bounty of biodynamic and organic foods...
Chef Clayton Wells is cooking the kind of food that looks simple on the plate but is so deeply layered with flavor that you find yourself staring at a visually stunning plate of, say, red cabbage...
At her Mexico City restaurant Contramar, Gabriela Cámara developed a following among chefs around the world. When she decided to open a restaurant in San Francisco, she moved to that city and spent 2...
Julian Serrano, the Michelin-starred Spanish chef, ventured into fresh culinary territory when he opened his new restaurant at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Borrowing a Spanish format—tapas—he created a...
Nothing is left to chance at Gabriel Kreuther’s elegant, modern eatery in Midtown Manhattan. His attention to detail starts with comfortable cream-colored banquettes, tables spaced so there is room...
When Guy Savoy moved from his original Right Bank location in Paris into magnificent quarters overlooking the Seine, he also created a pulse-racing selection of new dishes to complement his Michelin...
When Kevin Fehling moved from the provincial German village of Travemünde to the city of Hamburg, it took a mere 3 months for him to regain three Michelin stars. The Table is radically urban,...
What delights about Disfrutar is not just that its three chefs—all former chefs de cuisine at El Bulli—are keeping alive the imaginative style of that legendary restaurant, but that they make it so...

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