caroline bates

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The Best Christmas Cake Ever

Caroline Bates, a Gourmet magazine editor for 51 years, returns to divulge a holiday dessert recipe that may change your life. She also shares a remarkable seven-decade retrospective of the cake that interweaves the magazine's history with her own...

A Town So Nice

Walla Walla is a lovely college town. It’s also home to nearly 100 wineries and some great restaurants.
February 2009

The Next Napa

It's the Burgundy of America, rich in produce, laden with seafood, and blessed with fabulous wines.
January 2002

Spécialités de la Maison: Tadich’s

When San Franciscans speak of their revered restaurants—the places of integrity that preserve the style of an earlier day—Tadich Grill is always mentioned.
February 1978

Spécialités de la Maison: Musso & Frank Grill

Musso & Frank Grill has been in business since 1919, and its high-ceilinged, booth-lined interior has a dignity that only age can bestow.
November 1976
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