Archive for the ‘Edible’ Category

When global met local

October 2017

A chef with her own great story is expanding Kalustyan’s cornucopia by buying close to home.

A seed catalog, come to life

October 2017

I always thought Jeff and Adina Bialas do couture farming. The story turned out to be richer than that. 

Hints of alfalfa, not a whiff of manure

February 2017

Oh, the places I’ve been . . .



Wherein I finally use the C word

February 2017

Pie will do that to you.

A farm-to-class template

September 2015

Ian Knauer got out of the magazine world and into a Bucks County idyll.

Drinking the Kale-Aid . . .

September 2015

. . . at Edible Schoolyard in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Liquor may be quicker

September 2015

But Eben Klemm has ways of avoiding the hard stuff at King Bee.

In praise of the anti-Deen

August 2013

These days I would not cross the street for the most famous chef on the planet, whichever one of dozens he might be. But nearly 20 years ago my consort and I heard Edna Lewis was cooking in Brooklyn and headed straight to Gage & Tollner on Fulton Mall, certain the reward would be a meal for the memory books.

It was a different time, but Edna Lewis was a very different celebrity chef. Regional American cooking had only recently been codified, and she was to Southern cooking what Alice Waters was to Californian, what Paul Prudhomme was to Cajun. (more…)