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A Tour of Evonuk Farms with Humuhumu’s Chef Isaac Bancaco

A Tour of Evonuk Farms with Humuhumu’s Chef Isaac Bancaco

Born and raised on Maui, chef Isaac Bancaco embarked on a grand adventure to begin his culinary career. Growing up in a family, and a culture, where food and history are so revered, Bancaco made the early decision to pursue a life on the line. Shortly after high school graduation, the chef departed for Portland […]

July 14, 2011 | By
Ricker and Rucker Bring It Home at the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards

Ricker and Rucker Bring It Home at the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards

Hosted at the beautiful Lincoln Center in New York City, top chefs gathered last night for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards gala. Lasting a lengthy three hours, a black tie clad crowd of 2,000 was in attendance for the awards, with favorite chefs and past Beard award winners, like Tom Colicchio, Emeril Lagasse and […]

May 10, 2011 | By
Taking It To The Island With Barbados Food & Wine and Rum

Taking It To The Island With Barbados Food & Wine and Rum

In a number of new food and wine events that have sprung up over the last few months, the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum festival certainly caught my eye. After realizing earlier this year at the Cayman Cookout that every festival weekend should involve sand, surf, and sun, Barbados is yet another wonderful event […]

October 29, 2010 | By
The 2010 Food Network NYC Wine and Food Festival Celebrates Its Third Year

The 2010 Food Network NYC Wine and Food Festival Celebrates Its Third Year

I can never pass up a reason to visit New York in the fall. With growing up in Michigan, I have a special place in my heart for a full-flavored autumn, the anticipation of wonderful events bringing friends and colleagues together. From Sunday chili to donuts and cider, it is a time for fine food […]

October 12, 2010 | By
South Beach Wine & Food Festival Readies To Rock Miami

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Readies To Rock Miami

Now in its ninth year, the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival is prepped and ready to rock-n-roll this weekend along the sunny beaches of Miami, Florida. Presented by Food & Wine Magazine, Southern Wine & Spirits, and the Food Network, fans can expect to see all of their television food favorites, from […]

February 23, 2010 | By
Massachusetts Moves Forward With Allergen Awareness Regulations for Restaurants

Massachusetts Moves Forward With Allergen Awareness Regulations for Restaurants

Many kudos this morning to Chef Ming Tsai and all who’ve encouraged Massachusetts legislature to require that restaurants become more aware of consumer food allergies! It was announced late last week that the state would move to implement regulations requiring food allergy training for restaurant staffers starting this spring. According to the state’s Department of […]

February 15, 2010 | By
28th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Brings Culinary Masters to Colorado

28th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Brings Culinary Masters to Colorado

All the dreary winter weather certainly has me Aspen dreaming this week. Tickets recently went on sale for the 28th Annual Food & Wine Classic held in Aspen every June, and I’m already thinking about the lush mountains, the clean air, and the beautiful blue skies that surround the fabulous event. The Food & Wine […]

February 12, 2010 | By
Restaurant Economic Woes Reach Celeb Chefs, Europe, Asia

Restaurant Economic Woes Reach Celeb Chefs, Europe, Asia

Knee-deep in the third quarter of 2009, and the restaurant industry continues to struggle. Out of USAToday, reports that many of the high-end, well-known restaurants across the country have cut their menu prices in an effort to keep consumers coming in. Chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit and Riingo notes more “menu engineering” over the past […]

August 26, 2009 | By
Canadian Foodies Miffed Over Phaidon Book Snub

Canadian Foodies Miffed Over Phaidon Book Snub

It looks like we’re not making any more friends in the Canadian culinary scene. According to The Guardian, a number of folks north of the border are up in arms over the upcoming release of Coco from Phaidon Books. The coffee-table book (with recipes? I can’t tell) offers “100 emerging culinary stars chosen by 10 […]

August 14, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Great Events at the 2009 NYC Wine & Food Festival

Friday Five: Five Great Events at the 2009 NYC Wine & Food Festival

Vegas Uncork’d uncorked! Aspen Food & Wine devoured! On to the New York Wine & Food Fest! Arriving again this October, the 2009 New York Wine and Food Festival takes over New York during Columbus Day weekend. Masterminded by South Beach Wine & Food Fest producer Lee Schrager, the NYC festival, now in its second […]

July 17, 2009 | By
Daily Blender Exclusive: Chef Ming Tsai

Daily Blender Exclusive: Chef Ming Tsai

How much do I love Chef Ming Tsai? Just a little. The good looks? The great sense of humor? The love of all things in an Asian kitchen? I like it all. With his Simply Ming nominated for two Daytime Emmys this year (Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host) I’m obviously not the only […]

June 29, 2009 | By
Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Here it is – the official wrap up from my Food & Wine Classic weekend extravaganza! I made sure to throw in a few of my favorite photos from the event as well! My five favorite moments from Aspen: 1) Cooking Demonstrations with Jose Andres. Oh Jose! Such a funny man. The sassy Spaniard brought […]

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