Eye Candy: Gnocchi with Maine Lobster and Uni Butter


When JBF Board Chair (and acclaimed pastry chef) Emily Luchetti visits the Beard House, it’s usually for an important meeting. But recently, the multiple JBF Award winner stopped by to cook up a fantastic collaborative feast. Along with chef Jennifer Puccio and their talented colleagues from the San Francisco–based Big Night Restaurant Group, this dynamite team of chefs grew ever stronger as fellow JBF Award winner Jonathan Waxman, joined the roster for a powerhouse meal from start to finish. 


Beginning with a trio of oysters that were baked, grilled, and raw, the chefs continued the seafood saga with beet pancakes with... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 20, 2015


New science suggests crustaceans have a similar neurology to vertebrates, potentially adding a new moral quandary to all those lobster rolls. [MUNCHIES


Dining solo: Opentable reports that reservations for one are on the rise. [NY Daily News


Oatmeal isn’t just for your morning porridge: ten ways to break those oats out of the bowl. [The Kitchn


State and federal regulators are... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 8, 2015


Start hoarding your PSLs: there could be a pumpkin shortage come Thanksgiving. [Yahoo! Food


You no longer have to order in to get your hands on Thai sticky rice. [Food52


The USDA and HHS have announced that sustainability will not be a part of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines. [Food Politics


Cold-brew king Stumptown Coffee has been acquired by Peet’s Coffee & Tea. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 27, 2015


Think short ribs are just for braising? Throw them on the barbecue and switch up your grilling game. [The Kitchn


The ultimate New England beer: a Massachusetts brewing company has created a lobster-infused beer. [FWF


With eggs in short supply, bakers are scrambling for high-tech alternatives that hit all three musts of flavor, protein, and emulsification. [NPR


The new app Tender, the Tinder for food, aims to play matchmaker between users... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 21, 2014



A 176-pound sausage goes missing in Austria. [NY Daily News


A brief tour of Europe's longest-standing pastry shops. [CNN


Why is the next big food trend always considered "the new cupcake?" [Slate


Krispy Kreme unleashes two new summer flavors that are perfect for your next picnic. [The Daily Meal


The Duchess of Cambridge is learning to cook. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: May 14, 2014




Thirteen arrested in counterfeit cheese scam. [LAT]


The making of the world's most beautiful crops and how to use them. [NPR]


Are all calories created equal? Katie Couric searches for an answer. [NYT]


The World Pork Expo will make adjustments in light of PEDV threat. [WHOtv... Read more >

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