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Tips on Cooking with Wine Food & Wine's Marcia Kiesel shares her expertise.
Do You Cook with Your Kids? In her August Editor's Letter, Dana Cowin asked, "Do you ever cook with your kids? I'd love to hear what you make together." Here, readers share memorable kitchen experiences.
The Next Great Wine Regions Food & Wine's Ray Isle reports on five inspiring zones.
Recollections of a Hindu Hedonist Novelist Akhil Sharma grew up in a teetotaling Indian household. Here, he tells how discovering a passion for great wine helped him create a new identity out of a painful past.
The Future of California Wine A star Napa winemaker shares his insights with Food & Wine's Megan Krigbaum.
Quickest Cutlets Whether you call them cutlets or paillards, these thin cuts of chicken, pork and veal cook wonderfully fast. F&W's Melissa Rubel transforms them into sophisticated dishes.
Harvest Party, Mexican-Style

In her forthcoming book, Fandango, Sandy Hill describes extravagant parties, including an Indian feast complete with elephant rides. But one of her best parties is also her simplest: the Mexican harvest lunch at her vineyard.

Recipes by Stephanie Valentine

Birmingham, AL F&W’s roundup of the best restaurants in Birmingham, from an excellent French-Southern spot to an exquisite sushi joint. For more great restaurants, check out our guide to the best places to eat in the country.
Baja: A Wine Tour On a trip to Valle de Guadalupe in Mexico, writer Abe Opincar meets talented new winemakers— some of whom moonlight as pilots and oceanographers—and hears rumors of talking gorillas.
An Artist with an Oven John Pomp uses the same skills to cook as he does to blow glass for his gorgeous bowls and vases. He shows off all of his talents at dinner parties in his Brooklyn studio.
A Brilliant Australian Pairing Chef Neil Perry and winemaker Jeffrey Grosset, two of Australia's biggest stars, are also among its most famous collaborators. Here they pair their favorite recipes and wines and talk about the food-friendliness of Australian bottlings.
Entertaining Napa Style When Alexis Swanson Traina of Swanson Vineyards has a dinner party, she sets the table with antique glassware and sterling silver—then serves a delicious, down-home menu of deviled eggs, fried chicken and mashed potatoes from four-star chef Thomas Keller.