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Italy Holiday Guide: Fabio Trabocchi’s Top Source for Truffles in Le Marche

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Luxe Seafood: Ristorante Uliassi “This is a Michelin two-star seafood restaurant in the small coastal town of Senigallia along the Adriatic Sea. My friend Mauro Uliassi opened it 22 years ago, doing all of the painting and plumbing himself, and now it’s one of the best restaurants in Italy. Mauro and I met as teenagers cooking in Le Marche; it’s great to see him doing so well after all these years.” uliassi.it Photo Luca Tiberia. Hist...

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Insider Philadelphia Travel Guide: Marc Vetri Waits in Line for Killer Cannoli

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Holiday Must-See: Rittenhouse Square “Starting right after Thanksgiving, there’s usually a big tree right in the middle of the square, and the city hosts a tree-lighting ceremony, but the tree’s not my favorite part. I love these colored globe lights hanging all around. They give the square a magical feeling.” visitphilly.com 93,000-Square-Foot Super Museum: The Barnes Foundation This year, one of the country’s most amazing art collections—i...

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Thomas Keller’s London

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Bistrot Bruno Loubet Keller wasn’t hungry when he went to this French bistro. “And then I ate everything. A beautiful French vegetable soup, garbure and braised hare.” bistrotbrunoloubet.com. Bubbledogs Chef James Knappett met his wife, Sandia Chang, at Keller’s Per Se in Manhattan, then moved to London. “Sandia wanted to do hot dogs; James is committed to fine dining. They split the place in half,” says Keller, who tasted 12 dogs (includi...

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An Insider's Guide to Toronto

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

In This Article Market Tour with David Chang Restaurant Hopping with Daniel Boulud Dim Sum with David Chang More Great Toronto Eating Photo Cedric Angeles. Montreal! Montreal! Montreal! For the last few years, whenever anyone talks about food in Canada, they invariably go on about the Quebec city and its now-infamous over-the-top dishes. I’m thinking specifically of the foie gras Double Down at Joe Beef, which...

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Empire Builders 2012

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

In This Article Chef Bryan Voltaggio Chef Andrew Carmellini Chef Paul Qui Chef Gerard Craft Chef Casey Lane Chef Thomas McNaughton Chef Ford Fry Chef Vitaly Paley Chef Renee Erickson Chef Michael Solomonov Photo Bryan Voltaggio. Chef Bryan Voltaggio Restaurants Volt, Family Meal, Lunchbox, Frederick, MD; Range, Washington, DC Why He Won Because the modernist-cuisine-loving chef isn&r...

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Insider New Orleans Guide: Chef David Guas Finds a Proper Sazerac

Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Best Brunch: Ralph’s on the Park “There are 150,000 places to have a proper brunch in New Orleans, but this is one of my favorites.” ralphsonthepark.com Home of the Ultimate Sazerac: The French 75 Bar at Arnaud’s Restaurant “Go to the French 75 Bar for a proper Sazerac. That’s the original New Orleans cocktail—it’s hard to go any further back than that. Granted, mixologists will argue about what was first, but that’s wh...

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Editors Letter December 2012

Date: Fri, Nov 9, 2012

Mastering cooking for a crowd is something that takes practice, like piano or ballet—the more you do it, the better you get. It is also true that a good teacher is key. So for this time of year, when many people host their biggest and most ambitious parties, we have enlisted some of the best teachers we know to help make your holidays the greatest they can be. The most important criterion for a teacher is experience. Tamar Adler and her brother, John, have worked at some incr...

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Top Chef Challenge: Chris Cosentino’s Perfect Fish Fillet

Date: Fri, Nov 9, 2012

Giving Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino random animal parts, like hearts and brains, isn’t a challenge—that’s what the chef of San Francisco’s Incanto is known for. So F&W gave him a bigger test: halibut. To keep the fish moist (he finds it dry), Cosentino sears it in cumin-spiked brown butter. “Brown butter makes everything explode with flavor,” he says. He serves the fish with colorful sauted lettuce and radishes. Did he learn...

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Train Yourself to Pair Wine and Food

Date: Thu, Nov 8, 2012

In This Article Body: Why matching body between wine and food is key Texture: See how tannic wines complement rich food Acidity: How to pair wines with tart, tangy foods Sweet & Spicy: Discover the way sweetness quells heat Plus: Five All-Purpose Wines Photo Julia Rothman. Body What’s the importance of matching body? If there’s one...

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The Supersize Dinner Party

Date: Thu, Nov 8, 2012

In this Article How to Shop for Large-Format Wines Dinner idea for a crowd: Pair a large-format bottle of wine with three giant baked pasta dishes. Photo Peter Arkle. Among the more curious lessons I’ve learned through entertaining at home, the strangest has to be the conceptual link between Hooters waitresses, knife-flipping Benihana chefs and three-liter jeroboams of the elegant 2006 Sesti Brunello di Montalcino. In short: Dining, even...

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10 Best Bargain Wines in the World

Date: Thu, Nov 8, 2012

In this Article Top Value Reds Top Value Whites Discovering great bargain wines under $13. Photo Alex Nabaum. At the risk of sounding a little too much like an SAT question, here’s a problem to solve: Mr. Smith is in a wine store. Some inexpensive wines are popular. Some inexpensive wines are good. However, not all inexpensive popular wines are good, and not all inexpensive good wines are popular. What wine should Mr. Smith buy? ...

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DIY Porchetta

Date: Thu, Nov 8, 2012

In this Article Step-by-Step Porchetta Ideas for Leftover Porchetta “When Italians make porchetta, they debone a whole pig, then fold all of the leg and shoulder meat into the belly and roll it up,” says Michael Pirolo, chef at Miami’s Macchialina, the latest restaurant from the popular Pubbelly restaurant group. “But I run a small place, so we’d never be able to go through an entire pig.” To make a more modestly...

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Easy Holiday Brunch Recipes

Date: Wed, Nov 7, 2012

F&W’s Grace Parisi shares easy holiday brunch recipes. Photo Michael Turek. Trying to throw a dinner party in December is a scheduling nightmare. The first weekend of the month is too close to Thanksgiving, and the last is too close to Christmas, which leaves everyone jockeying for the same few available weekend evenings. My solution: Host a casual brunch party; it opens up your calendar and alleviates the stress of cooking a three-course meal. To make things ev...

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Once Cynical, Bourdain Now Embraces Holidays

Date: Wed, Nov 7, 2012

In this Article Les Halles Recipes, Revisited Anthony Bourdain revisits recipes from his Les Halles cookbook. Photo JIM COOPER/AP/Corbis. For nearly 28 years, Christmas meant the busy season to me. It meant working longer and harder and serving more meals, office parties, so many turkeys going in and out of the ovens, it eventually felt like bowling; ending, finally, after midnight on New Year’s Eve, me and whatever crew I was working with ...

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