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food + cooking

The Painterly Work of Paul Grimes

A portrait of the artist as a food stylist, by a longtime colleague, Gourmet Live's Kemp Minifie
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Street-Food Vendors in the Bay Area

It’s impossible to know which purveyors will persevere beyond their first 15 tweets, but here are eight worth checking out … for now.
food politics

The War on Alice Waters

She made sustainable agriculture a rallying cry, but now the activist chef is under attack from food lovers.
food politics

Ms. Waters Goes to Washington

An inside look at the political education of the legendary Chez Panisse founder.
chefs + restaurants

The Top Five Tastes of Inauguration Weekend

Chestnut pancakes with José Andrés and his daughters, Najmieh Batmanglij’s amazing chicken shish kebab, and more.
food politics

The White House Chef Wars

A recent flap about the first family’s chef demonstrates why that position needs to be redefined.
food politics

Alice Waters’s Open Letter to the Obamas

Last November, Waters wrote a letter urging the Obamas to choose a forward-thinking White House chef, but it hasn’t been published online until now.
food + cooking

The Lunchbox Auction

The Lunchbox Auction, which benefits hunger relief organizations, features one-of-a-kind lunchboxes designed by celebrities. Here’s a selection of a few of the finished works....
chefs + restaurants

Where Are the Women?

A look at why so few female chefs have risen to the top of the restaurant scene.
chefs + restaurants

America’s Best Farm-to-Table Restaurants: Local Pioneers

When many chefs were still sitting in their high chairs, Alice Waters was begging farmers to grow special produce for her restaurant.
July 2008