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Is Napa America’s Best Vacation Spot? A Napa vacation isn’t just for wine fanatics, writer Benjamin Wallace discovers, as he and his moderation-minded wife experience everything else the valley has to offer, from kayaking and tennis to artisanal cupcakes and charcuterie.
Induction Cooking: Ranges, Cooktops and Cookware Induction burners keep kitchens cool—and are energy-efficient, too.
Ice Cream Alert Artisanal-ice-cream trucks, cool new supermarket flavors and more.
New Indie Restaurants Some of the most exciting food in America is being served at farmers’ market stands and out of trucks that update their locations on Twitter. Now, some of the best cooks have become so successful they’ve opened brick-and-mortar restaurants and bakeries.
Gardens Without Borders L.A. landscape designer Judy Kameon liberates herbs and other edible plants from the kitchen garden and uses them to create stunning outdoor spaces.
Vegan Essentials Alain Coumont, founder of Le Pain Quotidien, loves showcasing vegetables in his cooking. Here are his vegan pantry essentials.
Ray Isle’s Top Napa Wine Stops For anyone as happy at the fifth tasting room of the day as the first, F&W’s Ray Isle shares some of his Napa picks.
Best Tomato Recipes from Andreas Viestad “I want to be able to make the same tomato salad every day, and have it taste different,” says Andreas Viestad, the Norwegian TV chef–turned–celebrity farmer. Here, he shares his cooking philosophy and his very best tomato recipes.
Perfect Summer Parties Not every summer get-together has to be a backyard barbecue. F&W presents 10 playful new ideas for summer entertaining, inspired by everything from folk festivals to bikinis.
A Winery-Lite Napa Trip: Where to Eat and Sleep A Napa vacation isn’t just for wine fanatics, writer Benjamin Wallace discovers, as he and his moderation-minded wife experience everything else the valley has to offer.
A South African Winery & Farm Tour Andreas Viestad’s Garden of Elgin is on the Green Mountain Eco Route, about an hour from Cape Town. Local growers are devoted to promoting biodiversity. Here, some highlights:
Farm-Fresh French Recipes Whether entertaining at his farmhouse or creating recipes for his Le Pain Quotidien cafés, Alain Coumont loves showcasing vegetables—even, sometimes, in delectable vegan dishes.
Experts Vintage Sourcebook Restaurant designers are creating fabulous spaces with salvaged and vintage pieces, using everything from Thai wooden railroad ties to 1960s Sputnik-style lamps.