How to tell if restaurants are really serving organic food
With the explosion in popularity of organic food, it's no surprise restaurants want in.
Chef’s Hall of Fame The next inductions to the Chef’s Hall of Fame will take place at Castle Nightclub on Thursday, October 16th at the annual fund raising benefit for the Chicago Culinary Museum This year’s honorees are Chef of the Year, Chef Stephanie Izard –Chef/Partner Girl & the Goat, The Goat, James Beard award winner, Top Chef Season 4 winner and cookbook author. Pastry Chef of the Year, Chef Gale Gand –Former Food Network Sweet Dreams host, cookbook author, James Beard award winner, co-owner of TRU and the newly opened Spritz Burger. Industry Leader, Phil Stefani –Restaurateur of more than 15 restaurants and private event venues including: Tuscany, Riva, Crystal Gardens, Chango Loco, Navy Pier…
10 More Beers that \*Should\* Be Renamed 'America'
These locally-brewed, innovative beers deserve to make the All-American squad.
The Manual’s Top Five New England Oyster Spots
The best places in New England to eat oysters this year.
10 Facts About Italian Food You Might Not Know!
Italian food is well known around the world, but there are still so many myths about it. I want to list some of the most common ones in this post. Most of the time people traveling to Italy realize the differences only when they get there. Back home of course we can still keep eating …
Things to Know before Buying Fish or Shellfish
Unless you caught the fish yourself, you really have no way of knowing exactly how fresh it is. Choosing fresh fish and seafood is easy.
How To Make 30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide
Today marks the start of Tales of the Cocktail, the annual summer gathering of bartenders and drinks professionals (and professional…
20 Ways to Cut Calories at Mexican Restaurants
Easy tips to cut calories at Mexican Restaurants
Winter Produce Guide
Make the most of what you'll find at the markets this winter with our comprehensive guide for buying, storing, and preparing winter produce, plus plenty of winter recipe ideas to put it all to use.