MEXICO CITY (AP) — Diana Kennedy, a tart-tongued British food writer devoted to Mexican cuisine, died Sunday. She was 99.
Kennedy spent much of her life learning and preserving the traditional cooking and ingredients of her adopted home, a mission that even in her 80s had her driving hundreds of miles across her adopted country in a rattling truck as she searched remote villages for elusive recipes.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea less than a week after it was towed away from the city, its parent company said Monday.
The restaurant encountered “adverse conditions” on Saturday as it was passing the Xisha Islands, also known as the Paracel Islands, in the South China Sea, and water entered the vessel and it began to tip, according to Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises Ltd.
HONG KONG (AP) — A landmark floating restaurant that fed Cantonese cuisine and seafood to Queen Elizabeth II, Tom Cruise and millions of other diners was towed from the Hong Kong harborfront Tuesday after being closed by the pandemic.
The Puerto Rican food scene had reached its peak. Young chefs were inventing delicious new creations, restaurants popped up all over the island, the industry was no longer reliant on tourist season.
NEW YORK (AP) — David Hyde Pierce returns to TV this spring playing a familiar part — an erudite man who adores fine food, wine and art. But this has nothing to do with “Frasier.”
Pierce is playing Paul Child, husband and chief cheerleader of Julia Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her TV series and books.
NEW YORK (AP) — Putting together an entire nation's distinctive dishes is a daunting process for anyone. Then imagine doing it for 22 countries and you get a sense of what went into creating “The Latin American Cookbook.”
CLEVELAND (AP) — A nonprofit teamed up with three Cleveland-area restaurants to ensure that local Afghan refugees could celebrate Thanksgiving with specially prepared halal food.
The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants helped 60 different Afghan families receive more than 200 Thanksgiving meals, WEWS-TV reported Thursday.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Countries' foods are also windows on their souls.
Take hamburgers. Hand-held, quick to assemble and wolf down, they embody a quintessentially American idea that founding father Benjamin Franklin put to paper in 1748 and which still powers the ambitious on Wall Street and beyond.
MADRID (AP) — The chef José Andrés and his World Central Kitchen were awarded a prestigious Spanish prize Wednesday for their international relief work promoting healthy food.
The jury that decides the Princess of Asturias Awards awarded the 51-year-old Andrés and the non-profit group he founded the Award of Concord for “offering extraordinarily fast and efficient on-the-ground response to social and nutritional emergencies.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Peel, a trailblazing chef who helped create modern California cuisine and a dining renaissance in Los Angeles, has died at age 66.
Peel died on Sunday at a Los Angeles hospital, nine days after he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, his daughter Vanessa Silverton-Peel, told the Los Angeles Times.
NEW YORK (AP) — A chance meeting at a dinner party by two people reluctant to be at that dinner party has resulted in a cookbook perfect for your next dinner party...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was the week after Christmas and coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations were soaring in Portland, Oregon...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-traveled author...
Sending food and gifts is an easy way to spread holiday cheer when you're socially distanced. And ordering hometown favorites from local or regional restaurants adds a dash of nostalgia and a sense of place to your gift...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus, his company said in a statement...
Sauces, dressings, salsas, mustards, honeys, international ingredients. The selection of condiments at grocery stores has expanded dramatically in recent years...
PHOENIX (AP) — "That's not real Mexican food," ''My grandma would slap you" and "sellout" are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican food business, Mi Vegana Madre, four years ago...
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Olympic swimmer Renzo Tjon-a-Joe from Suriname says his "love affair" with Peruvian cuisine began during his recent trip to the capital of Lima for the Pan American Games.
Days after eating at "Central," the self-proclaimed foodie still savored the journey of flavors — from the ocean, the Andean highlands and the jungles of the Amazon — at the restaurant in Peru's capital that is ranked at No.
Sweet, spicy, fruity and jammy, mango chutney is a powerhouse ingredient common in Indian cuisine that can liven up even the most mild-mannered of dishes...
A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering debate about stereotyping and cultural appropriation in the restaurant world...
OM Indian Fusion Cuisine, which opened in June 2016 after extensive remodeling of the building on East Washington Avenue that had held China Buffet since 1999, has closed.
Nancy and Sumanth Viswanathan closed the restaurant at 3579 E.
WAVE culinary students prepared and served a French-inspired dinner to 45 ticket-holders Jan. 15. The school hosts a dinner series that is open to the public. Another dinner is planned for Feb. 12 featuring Hawaiian cuisine.
BERLIN (AP) — Tucked away in a former fast-food kiosk in the German capital lies a new restaurant whose owner hopes will provide a taste of home for the thousands of new arrivals who have fled Syria's brutal civil war...
Ren Redzepi has a simple message for cooks: Think microbes.
And not just any old microbes there are, of course, good ones and bad. He is focused on the ones that give us kombucha, miso and vinegar as well as cheese, kimchi and pickles, and so much more which make such a difference on the dinner plate.
Jose Arita remembers frequently wandering into the kitchen area of Carerra Café in Los Angeles as a 9-year-old boy.
He can still visualize the smells, the commotion and his father, Jose Gomez, hard at work making pasta, Paninis, various breads and pizza in the Beverly Hills-area establishment.
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon...
HUNTINGTON — A new Vietnamese restaurant opened in downtown Huntington on Wednesday.
Pho U & Mi, located at 1451 3rd Ave. in the former Clean Eatz building, specializes in pho and banh mi and other specialty food and drinks.
PARIS (AP) — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by showing diners the delights of the simple mashed potato and a peek at a restaurant kitchen, has died at 73...
For years, Desta Maree Klein has tried to find the best wines to match the French cuisine at Meritage in St. Paul, which she co-owns with her husband, chef Russell Klein. She sampled hundreds of bottles at local trade tastings.
We Americans love to selectively adopt dishes from distant cuisines, like sushi or tacos, leaving the rest of the cuisine behind. We have gleefully grafted the bandaacute;nh mandigrave; sandwich to the American menu as well.
When you think of successful family franchises in Northern New Mexico, you typically think of El Parasol, perhaps, or Posa’s — it makes sense for families that make top-notch tamales or red chile to proliferate across the region.
HURRICANE, W.Va. — There's a new restaurant in Hurricane, West Virginia, serving up a fun twist on Mexican food. Whiskey Taco is a sister restaurant to The Tortilla Factory in Barboursville. While the Tortilla Factory aims at authentic Mexican cuisine, Whiskey Taco features more of a Mexican-American fusion.
PARIS (AP) — Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French officials announced...
Chicago's Home of Chicken and Waffles brings Southern comfort to Cleveland (photos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio – "Chicken and waffles" has a long history in American cuisine.
But until last year, the Southern classic was hard to find in Cleveland.
Question from a reader: “Can you tell what is going in the old Jade Palace on West Seventh Avenue near Blair Boulevard? They are remodeling and it sure would be nice if it was another Chinese place like it.”
The Remedy Diner has a new home in downtown Raleigh.
The restaurant opens at its new location at 927 W. Morgan St. at 11 a.m. Tuesday, owners announced via Facebook. The new location is in the old home of P.G.
Pupuseria Katarina: Sunny Salvadoran cuisine in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Let's talk pupusas. They're dense, Frisbee-shaped corn discs, Salvadoran snacks filled with all sorts of goodies and then baked on a griddle until crispy-edged, lightly browned and as fragrant as freshly made tortillas.
It’ll be a little over a month before one of Northridge Plaza’s newest tenants opens its doors with what promises to be a first-of-its-kind dining experience for Pierre.
Tokyo Japanese Cuisine, which specializes in sushi and sashimi — that’s fresh, raw seafood for those unfamiliar with the popular Japanese culinary creation — plans to open at the end of November or early in December, manager David Chen told the Capital Journal on Wednesday.
After more than six years of serving his savory modern Indian cuisine in an adobe cottage on Agua Fría Street, on the property of the former Sanbusco Market Center, chef Pramod “Paddy” Rawal has announced he will close the popular restaurant Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner in Saudi Arabia, caterers have ensured that his favorite meal - steak with a side of ketchup - will be offered alongside the traditional local cuisine...
Houston Greek Festival: Held on the grounds of St. Basil the Great Cathedral, this event includes traditional music and dance, an outdoor marketplace and authentic cuisine. 281-679-5395; houstongreekfest.com.
Banana Leaf: A pretty dining room, attentive service and exuberant Malaysian fare mean there might be a line to get a seat in this Chinatown restaurant. 9889 Bellaire, 713-237-9600; 9896 Bellaire, 713-271-2338.
NEW YORK (AP) — Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the world. Vendors in tiny stalls stir noodles, toss crepes and fill dumplings as lines of hungry customers stretch into the dark.
From spicy fajitas to savory burritos, there's nothing like the perfect Mexican dish when you are craving something south of the border. In the U.S., Mexican cuisine includes a wide range of options -- from Tex-Mex chimichangas and traditional chocolate mole to tortas and ceviché, there is something for everyone's varied tastes.There are many Mexican restaurants throughout the U.S., but which cities contain the best of the best?
There are a million different ways to teach someone to boil an egg. Cooking classes come in different flavors — there are boozy demonstration classes, hands-on, flour-under-the-nails classes, cooking school intensive classes.
NEW FAIRFIELD — Dee Poquette had been to France as a tourist enough times that she figured it was time to start leading her own tours.
To share her passion for the food and shopping available in southern France, the New Fairfield resident founded Jackdaw Brocante and Cuisine Tours.
Even the most optimistic foodie would have trouble calling Spokane a food destination.
That’s not to say we don’t have great restaurants, but for someone accustomed to the dizzying array of Asian cuisines in Seattle or Yakima’s taco-truck-on-every-corner layout, Spokane’s food can feel a little homogenous if you’re looking outside American classics.
For Goode Company owner Levi Goode, creating four dining concepts - each with their own signature style - boils down to his heritage and a collection of cultural influence. It began with Goode's father Jim, who founded Goode Co.
Christie Devries, Rod Walker, Wayne Kline and Joel Candreay react to a Nebraska touchdown at the Octoberfest Revived event in Mitchell Saturday. Several hundred people turned out for the event which featured German-Russian cuisine, dancing and attendees also watched the Nebraska football game.