marisa robertson-textor

food + cooking

The Gourmet Q + A: Sean Basinski

Lawyer and former street-food vendor Sean Basinski discusses the challenges facing vendors in the Big Apple, the success of his Vendy Awards program, and more.
food + cooking

The Gourmet Q + A: Irene Tinker

The doyenne of street-food studies discusses the symbiotic relationship of urbanization and street food, gender dynamics in food preparation, and more.
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Street-Food Vendors in Portland, OR

Portland’s bustling street-food scene may soon be rivaling Singapore’s in terms of quality, scope, popular appeal, and value for money.
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Street-Food Vendors in New York City

Street food is as fundamental and occasionally controversial an aspect of city living as Woody Allen or the Yankees.
food + cooking

Desperately Seeking Potato Salad

When your only real “family recipes” tend to involve cans of crushed pineapple, this perfect picnic dish is a rare gem worth hunting down.
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Ice Cream Parlors In and Around San Francisco

Featuring everything from classic gelato to Adrià-worthy flavor pairings, these eight shops offer some of the Bay Area’s best ice cream.
travel + culture

In Lima, Rediscovering Chicken

Tasting the pollo a la brasa at Pardos for the first time is a profound experience.
food + cooking

Wedding Cake 101

Gourmet editor learned the hard way that baking a friend’s wedding cake is no piece of cake.

Easter Memories

When we started asking about our staff’s favorite Easter memories, we were surprised to learn of such far-reaching traditions as crawfish boils, Mexican chorizo, and … matzos?
April 2009
travel + culture

A Puerto Rican Restaurant Legend

No visit to the fairytale alleyways of this medieval city would be complete without La Bombonera.
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