Thursday, September 22, 2011
Table No. 1 from the famed New York City restaurant Elaine's has sold for almost US$9,000 at auction.
Saturday, September 3, 2011
When he spent his days smoking crack cocaine and helping women sell themselves, Brandon Hicks had little occasion to ponder an herbed goat-cheese tartine.
Monday, August 29, 2011
If the restaurant world had farm teams, Chez Panisse is where the talent scouts would hang out.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
When a friend gave Joey Redner a taste of a beer that had been aged with Spanish cedar — the wood used to wrap and box cigars — he knew it was an idea worth stealing.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Nestled in the lush countryside of western Belgium, the abbey of St. Sixtus is home to 22 Trappist monks who have chosen a life of solitude and silence ruled by the sixth-century Benedictine principles of “ora et labora” — prayer and work.
Monday, August 22, 2011
RABAT -- Standing on the side of a road in a hectic north African capital may not be what most people would consider the ideal place to eat boiled snails.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
A Rembrandt drawing stolen from a California luxury resort hotel and reportedly worth US$250,000 has been found in a church, though the thieves are still on the run, officials said Tuesday.
Monday, August 15, 2011
From an old-world Italian restaurant where Leonardo DiCaprio ate to the bakery where Cher found love, a New York tour company is taking movie fans to see where their favorite films were shot — in Brooklyn. Photographs of DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese are proudly displayed in the window of Ferdinando's Foccaceria restaurant, a location for the 2006 film “The Departed,” which won the Academy Award for best picture.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
“Hell's Kitchen” chef Gordon Ramsay's Montreal restaurant opened for a second time Friday two days after flooding caused by malfunctioning sprinklers forced it to temporarily shut.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
France is the home of the baguette, that savory, crisp staple of a fabled gastronomy. But just try getting a fresh one in the evening, or on a holiday, or even in August, when many of the country's 33,000 bakeries are closed.