Food

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

Fried Tofu on Red Quinoa: A Healthy, Hearty and Easy Recipe

Want to wow your guests with tofu? Yes, the often pooh-poohed ingredient can be tasty when well seasoned with spice and shallow pan fried as in this recipe of Fried Tofu on Red...

The Madras Slushy: A Delicious Way to Cool Off This Pride Season

If you need a break after a day of celebrating Pride, consider hosting a few friends for a refreshing summery beverage like this “Madras Slushy.” It was shared by the mixology...

Chicory and Coffee: The Civil War Embargo That Led to a Flavor Revolution

It’s known as one of NOLA’s distinctive flavors, but can chicory also be a key to good health? A trip to the legendary Cafe du Monde in New Orleans will have you craving...

Rosaliné: A Delicious Comeback for Chef Ricardo Zarate

Chef Ricardo Zarate returns to the LA cuisine scene with a taste of Peru that delightfully combines authenticity and refinement. Not so long ago, chef Ricardo Zarate seemed...

What’s Really in Your Food?

It’s time to give your shopping list a spring cleaning! Rick offers advice on what to buy organic and what not to buy at all. Everyday health is sustained by how we fuel our...

Saying Goodbye to Gluten

What’s forbidden when you go gluten-free? You might have noticed gluten-free foods in your local supermarket. These are both for people who’ve been diagnosed with a gluten...

Booze News You Can Use: SpikedSeltzer Makes for Tasty Tippling

Once upon a time, one’s tippling options were limited to beer, wine and cocktails. These were eventually joined by a bevy of fruity concoctions. Oh, you know the usual suspects:...

Freixenet: An Expert Recommends the Best Way to Enjoy Cold Cava

Want to enjoy Your bubbly better during this season of celebration? Jane Scott of Freixenet, purveyors of fine Cava, gave us some tips: Try chilling your sparkling beverage for...

Gayle’s 5 Best Healthy Gourmet Recipes of the Year

For you health conscious foodies out there, we’ve looked back at some of Gayle’s recipes, and have chosen five healthy meal ideas to help you find the slender you...

Raw Spice Bar Puts Flavor at Your Fingertips with Home Delivery

Looking to put some zest into any festive occasion? You Can wow your fellow revelers early this year by whipping up some super seasonal dishes with the help of RawSpiceBars’...

Take Your Pick of 3 Hot Places to Eat in Brooklyn

Looking for places to nosh without schlepping into midtown Manhattan? Well, we have a few suggestions to suit the hungry New Yorker that is you. The Brooklyn Star 593 Lorimer St....

A Recipe for Bourbon Marinated Wagyu Steak That’s Actually Healthy

Craving red meat? Treat yourself with this Bourbon caper marinated Wagu NY strip on white asparagus, shallot garlic jam and Worcestershire gastrique. When it comes to beef, this...