Food

Healthy gourmet recipes, wine & spirits, featured restaurants and chefs, cookbook reviews and more for the urban epicure.

How to Make Spaghetti without Spaghetti

Good health begins in the kitchen — often by finding healthier ways to satisfy our less healthy cravings. We all want food that excites our palates, and it really is possible to...

Want Jerky in a Jiff? Join This Meat-by-Mail Club

Give your favorite chef the gift of variety this holiday season. Carnivore Club is the world’s first curated cured meat of the month club....

Cat Cora and the Mind of a Chef

As she prepares to release her first memoir, the celebrity chef gives us a taste of her story — including her unlikely upbringing, career high points and even what she’ll be...

METROPOLL: Which Chef Are You Hot For?

Though there’s nothing quite like the moment when you pull your chair up to the Thanksgiving table, if you’ve got an “in” with the chef, there are plenty of special...

Taste the Rainbow

A new cleanse puts the emphasis on weight loss by cutting out sugar-heavy fruit and offering a vivid array of nutrients. There’s a colorful new way to lose weight, boost energy...

These Are 25 Culinary Trends of the past 25 Years

Our celebration of our 25th anniversary continues with a look at food fads of the last quarter-century. From fantasies to flops, foodies have seen much worth remembering in the...

SF Bartender Wins National LGBT Bartending Competition

On any given night, vodka flows fast at gay bars, usually as one humble half of a vodka soda. On Saturday, June 13, Key West’s Bourbon Street Pub hosted and LGBT bartending...

Meet the Country’s Best LGBT Bartenders

On Saturday, June 13, Key West’s Bourbon St. Pub will host the Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic, the final competition to find North America’s best LGBT bartender of...

Questions of Taste: Ted Allen

When we talk to people we love, we want to know what things they’re loving. This time, Ted Allen answers our Questions of Taste....

Gay Frappé

Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint, the guys behind the much-buzzed-about Big Gay Ice Cream shops and trucks have released a cookbook celebrating their boozy, Bea Arthur–y...

Ted Allen on Dining Out for Life 2015

Since 1991, Dining Out for Life has produced an amazing, but amazingly simple, day of HIV fund-raising: Eat out, fight AIDS....

Bubbly Valentine

Looking for something bubbly to tickle your valentine? Try the Forest Rossini, shared with us by the people who craft Freixenet. Its delightful fruit flavors and festive color...