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Gingerbread Houses Gain Holiday Stature

By BETH J. HARPAZ | Tuesday Dec 25, 2012
Out of the kitchen and into the hotel lobby: Gingerbread houses have gone from being a homemade project done with mom to professional exhibits designed by pastry chefs and sometimes even architects.

The Van Akens Co-Author "My Key West Kitchen"

Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Long before Jimmy Buffett wrote "Margaritaville" about Key West, James Beard award-winning chef Norman Van Aken had already pledged allegiance to the magical little scrap of land at the end of the rainbow

Tea at The Lambs Club

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Oct 4, 2012
Named for Charles Lamb, the renowned 19th-century London drama critic and eminent essayist, The Lambs Club, located in The Chatwal New York, recently introduced an Afternoon Tea service featuring Grand Crus teas from the renowned house Le Palais des Th├ęs.

Award-Winning Iron Chef Named as Sous Chef at The Phoenician

Saturday Sep 15, 2012
Hilson has cooked on many occasions at the James Beard House in New York, and has also created special culinary offerings for such luminaries as former President George W. Bush, Barbra Streisand, the late Princess Diana, Richard Branson and Billy Joel.

Star Chefs Turn to Mexican Haute Cuisine

By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Thursday Sep 13, 2012
Christopher Kostow, whose restaurant in Napa Valley has three Michelin stars, wanted to sample the diversity of the country’s ingredients: gray oysters from Baja California, lychee-like hairy rambutan from southern Chiapas, and bags of red flying ants.

Newport Prepares for 7th Annual Wine & Food Festival

Tuesday Jul 31, 2012
The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival celebrates its 7th year as the most sophisticated wine and food festival on the East Coast. The event returns September 21-23.

Georgetown Cupcakes :: A New Home for Sweet Treats on Newbury Street

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
Georgetown Cupcakes, of TLC reality show fame, has opened a new store on Boston’s Newbury Street. EDGE was at the media event to try out the sweet treats, which are sold at stores in D.C., Bethesda, SoHo, and now Boston (with an LA location to follow!).

Bastianich Book Has Bitter Aftertaste

By JESSICA GRESKO | Wednesday May 23, 2012
Joe Bastianich knows Italian food. The restaurant partner of celebrity chef Mario Batali and the son of Lidia Bastianich, the star of several public television cooking shows, he grew up around meatballs and marinara.

Chef April Bloomfield on Success - and Tattoos

By MICHELE KAYAL | Monday May 14, 2012
"Perfect" is a big thing for Bloomfield, the British-born chef credited with launching America’s gastropub craze.

The Big Gateaux Show Debuts in New Orleans

Friday Apr 27, 2012
New Orleans Wine & Food Experiences flashes its wild side and goes head over heels with Burlesque, Cake and Champagne for its 20th!