When a group of the South’s finest chefs gather for a hunt, the only thing better than the camaraderie is the cooking
“Raising my own vegetables and animals changed the way I look at food. Recently, I harvested rice. After going through the entire process to get it onto the plate, it’s safe to say it was the best rice I’ve ever consumed. I suggest everyone try volunteering at a farm, keeping a small garden, or just […]
Delta Air Lines has launched a program centered around special events when it allows travelers to apply for a chance to sit next to leaders in their industry during a flight.
Both veterans and upstarts â€” in New York and around the country â€” are among those nominated this year for James Beard awards, which will be handed out at Lincoln Center on May 5.
Here’s the exclusive reveal of James Beard Award-winning chefSean Brock’sÂ cookbook,Â which was announced back in 2011Â and is finally coming out this Fall. TitledHeritage, the book was photographed by Peter Frank Edwards and will be published byArtisan. Though Brock is an avid cookbook collector, this is the first cookbook the acclaimed chef has written.
For the second year in a row, the well-rounded Sean Brock, whose obsessions stretch from fine-tuning burgers and fried chicken to resurrecting heirloom seeds and studying Senegalese cookery, is nominated for the JBF Award for Outstanding Chef. Below, Brock tells us about his sprawling cookbook, an upcoming Charleston concept, and much more.
CHARLESTON IS HOTâ€”and Iâ€™m not referring to the climate.Â In each of the last three years, the readers ofÂ Conde Nast TravelerÂ have voted Charleston, South Carolina, the Best City in the United States. Itâ€™s an award based on six criteriaâ€”ambience, culture, friendliness, lodging, restaurants, and shopping.Â
City nicknames, in The Hotel Detectiveâ€™s opinion, fall into two categories: brilliant branding or mysterious monikers. Paris is the City of Light because it lit the Champs ElyseĂ©s with gas lamps early on (1828), but also because it was a center of the Enlightenment, a nice conjunction of the literal and the metaphoric. Chicago is […]