chefs + restaurants

food + cooking

The 53 Best Things We Ate This Year

Gourmet Live and Epicurious staff and contributors name their most savory, succulent, sweet, and all-around stellar meals of 2012
travel + culture

In Lima, Going Back to Basics

What happens when you stop dining and start eating?
chefs + restaurants

Shaker Heights

At some restaurants—notably Alice Water’s Chez Panisse—you don’t even have to ask for salt and pepper; there are shakers on every table.
September 23, 2009

Having a Grand Time, New York City

We offered some of our favorite restaurant critics a theoretical $1,000 to spend dining out in their home city.
October 2009
chefs + restaurants

Back to Basics in Chicago

There’s a fresh new breeze blowing through restaurants in the Windy City—and it’s leaving very little in its wake.
chefs + restaurants

The French Are Coming

Some of the greatest young culinary talents in France will invade the U.S. this fall—many for the very first time—to cook in a few select New York restaurants.
food + cooking

The Chef, The ShamWow, and the Infotainer

Paul Liebrandt might be the best chef in New York. But can he take on the greatest salesman in America?
chefs + restaurants

Chaos at El Bulli

Not one to rest on his laurels, chef Ferran Adrià makes a sea change.
chefs + restaurants

Free Dinners in L.A.—For a Price

One restaurant owner came up with a surefire way to raise cash for a pledge drive.
food + cooking

Community Cafés

When your town doesn’t even have a post office or a gas station, you find other ways to come together.
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