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CHEF'S NOTES

Culture Club

Culture Club

Cookbooks with preservation (and some advance preparation) at heart. By Greg Lauro.

Posted by × December 23, 2014 ×

CHEF'S NOTES

Love Is Chicken and Waffles

Love Is Chicken and Waffles

Introducing “Chef’s Notes”: Dispatches — from our source in a restaurant kitchen — on new cookbooks.

Posted by × November 19, 2014 ×

HUMOR

Food, Now Everywhere

Food, Now Everywhere

“Before you’ve even had a chance to milk your cow, there’s already butter. In a dish! With a knife!”

Posted by × August 22, 2014 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Shadows in the Vineyard

Shadows in the Vineyard

By MAXIMILLIAN POTTER

Terror meets terroir in the true story of plan to take a winemaker’s vines hostage.

Posted by × August 6, 2014 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Down the Hatch

Down the Hatch

Even the ancients liked their bar snacks.

Posted by × May 13, 2014 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Tales of Terroir

Tales of Terroir

Wine tasting with two very distinctive palates.

Posted by × December 30, 2013 ×

LONG LIST

Intoxerated

Intoxerated

Scholarly yet popular etymological volumes have been devoted to sexual intercourse and excrement. Paul Dickson hereby completes the Trilogy of Taboo Essentials with his volume examining all the synonyms for drunkenness. Birds do it, monkeys do it — get blotto, that is — but no species other than man has 2,964 terms for inebriation, all of which are catalogued here.

Posted by × December 31, 2012 ×

LONG LIST

Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Wine is one of those inexhaustible subjects, like jazz or sports or literature. No matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn than one human lifetime can encompass. But that hasn’t dismayed renowned oenologist Kevin Zraly, who’s conducted his Windows on the World Wine School for the past thirty-six years. This book distills Zraly’s vinous wisdom on such topics as the proper mating of food and wine and the scholarly rituals involved in tasting novel vintages.

Posted by × September 15, 2012 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

The Juice: Vinous Veritas

The Juice: Vinous Veritas

By JAY McINERNEY

The novelist has parlayed an amateur’s oenophilia into a second career.

Posted by × May 28, 2012 ×