October 2015

The Hunt for Hearty Entrées

Far different from foraging, working with game meat requires a different set of rules. In fact, USDA regulations prohibit serving meat from a personal hunting expedition in restaurants.

Holiday Spirit

At Evelyn Drinkery, deep in New York’s East Village, one of the summer libations that partner Christian Sanders served to parched locals was the Portobello Road Street Party Punch, created by the b

The Menu Labeling Survival Guide

Chains with more than 20 locations must make menu item calorie counts and other nutrition information available to consumers by the December 2016 deadline to comply with

Affordable Rich Reds

Two decades ago, a bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon priced under $100 on a wine list might have made a serious wine drinker pause. The assumption: It must not be worth drinking.

Coffee as Performance Art

As a finale to Alizé Restaurant’s seven-course tasting menu, guests who order coffee or hot tea are treated to an artistic performance of their beverage being created.

The Name Game

Eighteen years ago, Donnie Madia confronted a daunting professional dilemma.