An Embassy Fête Our columnist's mother, the wife of the ambassador to France, brings Thanksgiving to Paris
A Working Lunch at Château Loudenne After a morning spent picking grapes, the workers at this Bordeaux estate need a hearty meal. And that's what they get--pot-au-feu and all.
A Grande Thanksgiving

Houston chef Robert Del Grande proves Thanksgiving isn't about Puritan propriety. Just steam some tamales, roast a Tex-Mex turkey and let the margaritas flow.

New Ideas for Your Kitchen 3 great makeovers
Live and Learn Part cooking school, part house party, Tasting Places captures the flavors of Italy, England and Thailand
Treasure Hunt

A pair of culinary adventurers go to extremes to track down four extraordinary mail-order foods.

Journey to Cascadia For many chefs, cooking with local ingredients is an ideal. But for one determined man in Seattle, it's a must--no matter the ingredient, no matter the season.
Timeless Florence A writer visits the city with her mother and father and falls for the food and art, just as her parents did 40 years before
Holiday Values A preview of 10 party wines from FOOD & WINE's Official Wine Guide 2000
The World According to Wente

California's oldest wine family has outlasted everything from prohibition to white Zinfandel. At a fall dinner, they explain their staying power

The Thanksgiving Guide For the food extravaganza that is Thanksgiving, the F&W test kitchen had a cook-a-thon to create 25 inspiring recipes for 5 great feasts.
Sweet Victory After finding success in Manhattan, baker Melissa Murphy Hagenbart conquers New York City's latest food scene--Brooklyn
White-Hot Salt Exotic salts are white hot, even when they come in black or gray. And they're not just for cooking--you'll find them in health remedies and beauty products. Here's a look at what's shaking.
Luck of the Irish | Irish whiskey Irish whiskey has played second fiddle to scotch for too long. But that's all about to change.