Food

These 10 restaurants are elevating Park City's culinary scene

These 10 restaurants are elevating Park City's culinary scene

Published in USA Today

In Park City, Utah, new restaurants and creative menus are arriving on the scene, along with inventive chefs who are adding their own unique style to the area’s gastronomic offerings.

Chef Zane Holmquist is the vice president of food and beverage operations at the luxurious Stein Eriksen Lodge in Deer Valley. He explains that the dining options in the area have been enhanced greatly in recent years and the restaurants offer exceptional menus all year long.

Chefs at sea: What it's like to run a restaurant on a cruise ship

Chefs at sea: What it's like to run a restaurant on a cruise ship

Published in USA Today

For many cruise passengers, dining is an essential part of the voyage. And cruise ships today serve up quality culinary options that provide guests with enriching experiences onboard.

For the expert (and celebrity) chefs who create the menus for these literal moving feasts, having a restaurant at sea affords an array of opportunities, as well as challenges (think safety, space and sourcing concerns). Here, they offer their perspectives on creatively cooking at sea.

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City

Published in the New York Post

Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy.

10 of the best places to eat in Palm Springs

10 of the best places to eat in Palm Springs

Published in USA Today

Known as a favorite Southern California desert escape, Palm Springs has recently become a culinary oasis as well.

Gabriel Woo, chef at the Barn Kitchen says, "It is a very exciting time for the Palm Springs food scene. As the area introduces more events and activities to draw a variety of experience-seekers, the food scene is becoming more chef-oriented, leading to diverse cuisines at the helm of talented, industry-conscious, socially involved individuals."

10 places you need to eat Hawaiian food on Oahu

10 places you need to eat Hawaiian food on Oahu

Published in USA Today

Vibrant and diverse, Oahu's culinary scene is evolving at a rapid rate in Honolulu – as well as across Hawaii's most populated island. Spearheaded by creative chefs who combine local, fresh ingredients with innovative flavors and cooking techniques, the island is offering a multitude of exciting and surprising dining experiences, at new establishments as well as long-time favorites.

Kevin Buckler and The Racing Series Wine - Switching gears.

Kevin Buckler and The Racing Series Wine - Switching gears.

Published in MONTECRISTO

It’s no surprise that the professional driver with a laser-sharp eye for detail possesses a passion for success that transcends the racing world. Over the years, Buckler has experienced over 100 racing victories worldwide, including winning two of the industry’s premiere endurance sports car races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Daytona, where he was a four-time winner. Currently, he runs The Racers Group, a North American motorsports company.

Guinness kept this secret brewery closed to the public for a century

Guinness kept this secret brewery closed to the public for a century

Published in USA Today

Last year alone, almost 1.5 million people visited the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, but only a fraction of them – mostly local beer enthusiasts and a few in-the-know travelers – entered the iconic brewery’s secret experimental brewpub within Guinness’ sprawling headquarters at St. James Gate.

Meet the chef behind the California culinary revolution

Meet the chef behind the California culinary revolution

Published in USA Today

Throughout his career, chef Jeremiah Tower has accomplished much with elegance and charm. Known as the creative force behind the California culinary revolution, Tower famously worked as chef de cuisine at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California in the 1970s. Then, in San Francisco in the 80s, he opened Stars restaurant, a critically-acclaimed “see and be seen” hotspot.

Where to eat in Napa, according to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto

Where to eat in Napa, according to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto

Published in USA Today

If we could harness the seemingly everlasting energy of Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, it might be quite possible to light up a small city – with extra power to spare. 

Where to eat in New Orleans, according to Emeril Lagasse

Where to eat in New Orleans, according to Emeril Lagasse

Published in USA Today

Chef Emeril Lagasse is known worldwide for his innovative dishes, award-winning restaurants and overall exuberance. As one of the original celebrity chefs, Emeril has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network throughout his career. Most recently, in 2016, he launched an original series on Amazon, called Eat the Word with Emeril Lagasse.

Anthony Bourdain - On the road

Anthony Bourdain - On the road

Published in MONTECRISTO

Hopscotching across the globe is not for the faint of heart, but Anthony Bourdain makes it look easy. With a high-octane career that involves discovering interesting people and culinary experiences in the world’s far-flung destinations, Bourdain is undoubtedly an enthusiastic advocate for adventure. Even when this chef-turned-writer-turned-television-host slows down for a moment, his mind tends to buzz.

Where chef Andrew Weissman eats in San Antonio

Where chef Andrew Weissman eats in San Antonio

Published in USA Today

In the last few years, San Antonio has shed its reputation as a city with little more to do than visit the Alamo or take a stroll on the Riverwalk. Artists from Austin have started pouring into San Antonio, hip cafes are popping up all over the place, and a vibrant dining scene has emerged to make the city a culinary destination in its own right.

Michael Mina - The next chapter.

Michael Mina - The next chapter.

Published in MONTECRISTO

With a flair for culinary collaboration, American celebrity chef Michael Mina is inspired by innovative gastronomy and unwavering passion. As the recipient of many esteemed honours including the James Beard Award, Mina heads the San Francisco-based Mina Group, a powerhouse organization with nearly 30 noteworthy restaurants of varying concepts.