Do-It-Yourself Ducasse Alain Ducasse's pricey New York restaurant has been eaten alive by the press. So when a journalist and his family try to cook a Ducassian dinner for the chef, it's payback time. Or is it?
Winning Sides | Vegetable Dishes
From spicy broccoli to honeyed sweet potatoes, seven innovative recipes to get you excited about eating your vegetables.
Dining with the Digerati In the wild, wired world of Silicon Valley, deals mean more than dinnereven at the places where you can actually get a good meal.
The Perfect Roast
The ultimate holiday luxury: beautiful, simple-to-prepare cuts of meat that serve more than a dozen.
Mix Masters Bordeaux-style blends have become California superstars. Here's why the magic's in the mix.
Cook Like a Chef A new spate of cookbooks promises to free you from recipe dependence and teach you how to think like a chef.
The Kitchen That Could The tale of a battered stove, an ancient dishwasherand a rousing dinner party that confounded everybody's expectations.
Château Celebration When cookbook author Lydie Marshall spends Christmas at her château-turned-school in Provence, she satisfies her guests with delicious and homey dishes.
The Holiday Table Art As Inspiration For decorating ideas that go beyond Christmas cliches, F&W asked three free-thinking Parisian artists to design holiday tables.
Brunch Redeemed Food snobs might call brunch passé, but even they couldn't resist recipes a delicious and easy as these.
Supermarket Specials In France they are grocery-store ingredients; in America they are indulgences. An editor gives us a look at her European shopping list.
Magnificent Roasts 101 All of these impressive cuts of meat are available at better supermarkets and butcher shops, but they may have to be ordered in advance.
London's Calling Michael London has devoted his life to bread. Here, his recipe for the perfect white loaf, plus his son Max's ideas for bread pudding and more.
World News Steamy scenes in Lucerne; Helsinki's high style; a star chef returns to Toronto; catching up with Madrid.
A Writer's Berlin In a nightlong eating marathon, an American novelist tries to uncover the secrets of Berlin's favorite fast food.
Private Paradise A cookbook author exchanges the bustle of Manhattan for the bliss of Martinique and a tiny private island (pop. 10) with its own chef.
Flour Power Annie Collins made biscuits every day. But when her granddaughter tries to duplicate them, she finds her memory as flawed as those biscuits were flawless.