As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
At a time when the New York food media go giddy over ramen shops, taquerias and pizzerias, there are certain high-end restaurant openings that cannot be ignored, especially if the chef has the name recognition of Jonathan Benno, first as chef de cuisine at Thomas Keller's Per Se, then as executive chef at Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center.
The cold brisk wind whips through the streets on an early spring evening in Prague. As temperatures hover around freezing, only one dish warms the soul this evening. Upon opening the door to Krčma the smell of comfort greets us like warm blanket-braised meat, baking spices, simmering herbs, and fried potatoes.
From a slow-smoked Southern barbecue to Argentinean gaucho-inspired open fire asado cooking, and everything in between, America is having a love affair with outdoor cooking. Pellet grills, gas grills, hybrid fuel grills, kamado cookers, every kind of device for cooking outside keeps getting better, and for years here at Forbes and for many magazines I have reviewed the best grills and gear in a wide range of price points.
Nothing says summer like buttery fresh corn. While hot and roasted on a grill is a fantastic way to enjoy our kernels this season, there's also a lot of fun spins on corn that can't be missed. At Antique Taco in Chicago, this dish is made with sweet corn, crema, queso, Tapatio hot sauce, and Tajin.
Elizabeth Reid is an entrepreneur who recently launched Elizabeth Reid Collection, a luxurious assortment of fashionable socks that are designed in New York and made in Europe with materials sourced from Italy and Portugal.
Whether due to bureaucratic clutter or anticipation of a sunnier climate-France is changing key wine regulations.
From slow-smoked Southern barbecue to Argentinean gaucho-inspired open fire Asado cooking, and everything in between, America is having a love affair with outdoor cooking.
To make the Casamigos blackberry popsicles, combine all the ingredients listed above, except the dried thyme, in a blender and blend until smooth.
Mexico City boasts a population well over 20 million, easily making it one of the most populated metropolis' in the world. Located in the Valley Of Mexico, Mexico City is also vast.
The global whiskey industry is booming and, sadly, so is the market for counterfeit bottles. Over the past few years, from China to the US, countless reports of fake bottles have surfaced. And those are the ones we hear about. It's all too easy these days for frauds to create fake bottles. It's often as simple as getting an empty bottle, filling it, and resealing it.
Food fuels wanderlust, an essential ingredient for getting to know new places and the people who make them fascinating. Cooking and eating together connect us-loved ones and strangers alike-opening doors and unveiling insights.
While there's a wealth of cocktails to celebrate Independence Day, it's not easy to come by dishes that get into the spirit. The ones out there though are super fun!