F&W doesn't expect you to see every tweet we send out (just almost every one). Catch up each week with this top 6 list. Read More>
Like Arsenio Hall, ice bars are another '90s phenomenon making a comeback. Read more >
When your relatives have a country house in a place called Christmas Cove, it's inevitable that at some point you'll be spending the holidays there. Here, chef Michael Tusk's family traditions and his incredible Christmas dinner menu. Read more >
The list of Irish cocktails is not long, but the most well known and enduring is Irish coffee. First popularized in Ireland at the Shannon Airport, it gained notoriety stateside at San Francisco’s Buena Vista Café in 1952 when owner Jack Koeppler and travel writer Stanton Delaplane set out to recreate the strong, creamy mix of Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey, sugar, hot coffee and cold whipped cream. With such a basic recipe, there is plenty of room for variation. At Grace, a new Manhattan pub named for the Irish pirate Grace O’Mally, bartender Pam Wiznitzer created the Blind Abbot, a chilled, stirred Irish coffee that looks just like the classic hot version but tastes much more complex thanks to the addition of Angostura bitters and an espresso liqueur. Read More>
F&W asked chefs around the country how they would prepare for an apocalyptic situation, a la The Road. Some went for luxury goods—others focused on survival.
Chef Chris Pandel of The Bristol and Balena in Chicago has plans to literally plant the seeds of a new society when the apocalypse hits. He would pack potatoes, eggs, seeds to plant and two baby pigs, one male and one female so they could procreate when they grew up. Pandel added that the pigs should be “small enough so that they could fit in the backpack with their heads peeking out.” It’s the cutest apocalyptic picture ever.
Last night was the Top Chef challenge the cheftestants had been waiting for: Restaurant Wars. They were divided into two groups by drawing knives and given just 24 hours to build a restaurant from the kitchen to the menu to the décor. Here, F&W's Fantasy Top Chef report. SPOILER ALERT>>
In this series, food writer, wine lover and cookbook obsessive Kristin Donnelly test drives the most fun and inspiring new books that come across her desk. This week, Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook by Rick Mast and Michael Mast. Read more >