From Here to Eternity Madeira improves with time, and Madeira time is measured not in years but in decades or centuries
Rituals of Dinner Debra Lansing and Walker Zabriskie's Balinese designs bring a ceremonial grace to the table.
Quick Breads Berry muffins, banana nut loaves, scones and other recipes for almost-instant gratification
The Big Cheeses America is experiencing a cheese revolution. Here are six visionaries who are leading the charge
The Four-Hour Thanksgiving Feast Or, how to sleep late and still have time to make a marvelous Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings
Cutting-Edge Kitchens Slip on a pair of chef's clogs (yes, home cooks are wearing them too) and check out the latest innovations
Making History at Madison Park Danny Meyer continues his one-man urban renewal project with a stellar new restaurant that evokes old New York
At four museum restaurants, the art on the wall inspires the food on the plate.
Souperwomen When disaster strikes--illness, marital strife, existential angst-- the Designated Soup Carrier grabs her ladle and flies to the rescue
Upscale, Downscale From midtown Manhattan to a Vegas resort, luxury food courts are following the lead of their humbler cousins
The Wild West Coast A novelist tours Oregon's edge, known for its beauty, its seafood and the lingering presence of the irrepressible James Beard