Top Chef Top 10: Tony Mantuano The Chicago-based chef and restaurateur champions Italy, both at at his flagship, Spiaggia, and on Top Chef Masters. But he tells Kate Krader that among his 10 obsessions are Chinese dumplings in chile oil.
Food as Art: The New Food Visionaries Painters, illustrators and other visual artists are joining the ranks of the food-obsessed. Some document the intensity of a chef's life; others express a childlike joy in culinary adventure and the fun of playing with food. Here, some of the bestplus an exclusive Marvel comic strip starring Spider-Man and F&W's own Test Kitchen superheroes.
Todd Selby: Shooting the Chef's Life Determined to better understand the chefs he reveres, the NYC photographer captures unguarded moments at the stove and at home.
Sicilian Wine from Mount Etna Volcanic eruptions, wildly unpredictable weather, steep slopes: Mount Etna is an insane place to produce wine. But its winemakers have an intensity to match its extremes.
They Draw & Cook With the website They Draw & Cook, a brother-sister artist duo gives fellow illustrators around the globe a place to share their favorite everyday disheseven fried calf brains.
Santa Fe Restaurants Enter a New Age Chefs and artists are moving past all the bad green-chile sauce and coyotes carved in turquoise to make the city feel compelling again.
The Hungry Crowd: Sabrina Buell The newest member of Food & Wine's food-obsessed fraternity: an olive oil-loving art curator who belongs to Napa's most famous wine family.
Restaurant Tip Sheet Kate Krader shares new discoveries from the chef trail: Manhattan Mexican, Alabama comfort food and more.
Summer Party Food Tomatoes in every color, beautiful farmstead eggs, stupendous corn: Here, F&W showcases the best of the handpicked and handcrafted in summer party recipes by our outstanding Test Kitchen cooks.
St. Louis's Craft Beer Boom St. Louis is home to the world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Buschand a growing indie beer scene.
David Bouley: Dishes to Impress Your Guests NYC's David Bouley creates super-elegant cuisine. F&W simplifies his most comforting recipes.
Chardonnay Wine: A Delicious Value There's plenty of cheap, bad Chardonnay in the world, but F&W's Ray Isle finds more than a dozen delicious values, in both bottles and boxes.
Marvel Superheroes' Cookbook and More Comics Illustrators are depicting chefs, wine pros and, in an F&W exclusive, our own Test Kitchen cooksas superheroes. Take that, Green Goblin!
Jeff Martin: Sketching Kitchens The Australian artist uses ink and paint to convey the energy and emotion behind the scenes at the world's top restaurants.
Trendspotting: The New Food Artists Impressionism, Cubism, Minimalism... Food-ism? The creative ferment bringing together winemakers, cooks and artists is producing stunning paintings, mixed-media desserts and eye-catching wine bottles.