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October 2011


  • Paris Travel Guide: Best New Paris Restaurants, Bakeries, Wine Bars and More

    Writer Jane Sigal hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of culinary brilliance. Here's what she found: sensational restaurants, some in the city's farthest reaches; wine bars with fantastic food; and pâtisseries where the baker is as obsessed with seasonality, inventive flavors and ingredient sourcing as a chef. Rounding out our Paris travel guide: delicious French recipes from three of Sigal's favorite finds and five stunning new hotels.
  • Paula Wolfert's Moroccan Recipes

    After almost four decades, the ever-amazing Paula Wolfert has finally updated the 1973 cookbook that turned America on to Morocco's cuisine. Here, a preview of her new Moroccan recipes.
  • Preview: 2012 F&W Wine Guide

    The 2012 F&W Wine Guide, by the editors of F&W and Mary Burnham, highlights 500 of the world's great producers. Here, for our special France issue, we offer eight picks from that epicenter of fine wine, plus French-inspired recipes, importers and shops.
  • Gastronaut: How to Make Bitters

    Infused with herbs and roots, bitters add depth and balance to cocktails. Here, the three most important styles.
  • Jacques Pepin's Best French Classics

    While editing Essential Pépin, Rux Martin came to terms with Jacques Pépin's legendary drive. She also learned that he is always right. Here, her story, plus an exclusive cookbook preview.
  • Editor's Letter

  • A Surprising Guide to French Cuisine

    To many Americans, French cuisine seems ornate and outdated. Yet France deserves credit for everything from mayonnaise to California Cabernet. An unapologetic Francophile takes stock.
  • F&W American Wine Awards 2011

    One of our F&W American wine award winners works with ancient vines other producers ignore; another is an amazing comeback by a star winemaker on the edge of burnout. All told, the five wineries here are the most thrilling new producers in America. Here, their vision and their best bottles.
  • April Bloomfield's First Trip to France

    Chef April Bloomfield always thought of French food as emotionless. Then she traveled to Lyon and learned that truffle soup can make you cry.
  • Vergennes, VT: A Bakery's Perfect Tarts and Desserts

    Launched in a former Vergennes, VT Laundromat with Kickstarter money, the little bakery called Vergennes Laundry is superlative. The recipes here are among its most delicious.
  • Why Wine Blending Matters

    At a new San Francisco bar that encourages customers to combine different wine blends in one glass, F&W's Ray Isle creates his own Caveat Emptor red and considers the craft of blending.
  • Wine Travel Guide: Finding Roussillon, Before Everyone Else Does

    France's Roussillon region is known for dessert wines—to the extent that it's known at all. Yet it's becoming a source for bottlings that compare to the world's best reds, thanks to visionary winemakers like California's Dave Phinney.
  • Wineries and Tasting Rooms in Vienna

    Jeremy Quinn, sommelier at Telegraph in Chicago, adores Vienna for its proximity to wineries—and its terrific restaurants.
  • The Hungry Crowd: Carla Hall Host of The Chew

    The newest members of F&W's food-obsessed fraternity include two hosts from ABC's talk show The Chew: cookbook author and health expert Daphne Oz and Carla Hall of Top Chef.
  • The Hungry Crowd: Daphne Oz, Host of The Chew

    The newest members of F&W's food-obsessed fraternity include two hosts from ABC's talk show The Chew: Carla Hall of Top Chef and cookbook author and health expert Daphne Oz.
  • The Radical French-Canadian Food of Joe Beef

    The chefs at Montreal's Joe Beef, Frédéric Morin and David McMillan, are driven by a more-is-more Quebecois passion for smoked meat, cheese and wine. Here, they share their worldview and amazing Canadian food recipes.
  • Top Chef Top 10: Hubert Keller

    He's a Top Chef MVP: a judge on Top Chef and Just Desserts and a Masters contestant. The owner of Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Las Vegas is also a DJ and a Lady Gaga fan. He tells F&W's Kate Krader about 10 of his passions.
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