Heaven in Earth Hidden inside caves, clinging to rocks or shaped from clay, these seven hotels offer civilized pleasures
Good Morels

These rooty nuggets of the forest floor are delicious, as the six recipes here prove. And as one writer discovers, they taste even better when you've foraged for them yourself.

The Passover Chronicles This Jewish holiday is an edible metaphor.
Primal Winemaking Winemakers love technology, so why are they watching for comets and calculating the cycles of the moon?
Thai Speed Su-Mei Yu works the wok in her San Diego backyard
Tender Roasted Pork Italians will cook a whole pig on a spit, but there's an easier way
Salad Days in Hawaii In the cradle between two volcanoes, the farmers of Waimea are growing beautiful baby lettuces (exotic by local standards) that are inspiring many of Hawaii's top chefs
An Artist in the Kitchen Hisachika Takahashi, Robert Rauschenberg's right-hand man and an ingenious home cook, stretches his imagination (and his ingredients) at a downtown dinner party
Activists in Aprons The environmental movement has a new battleground: the restaurant kitchen.
Dining Gallery At museums across the country, Lee Mingwei merges food and art
Green Goddess Alice Waters calls her one of the most eco-conscious young chefs in the country. She's also one of the most talented. Meet Suzanne Goin of L.A.'s Lucques.