Stories behind the food we love.

Making Magic With Music And Wine

By Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

A rock star drummer and world class vintner combine forces to create a wine that tells a story. And gives back in the same breath.

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Tastemade Turns to the Shelves with Their First Cookbook

By Sarah Strong

100 new recipes from the folks who mastered the TV kitchen studio (and their accomplished hosts and chefs.)

Pairings: A New Column On The Pleasures of Wine and Food

By Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

There’s just something about pairing food and beverage, don’t you think? The alchemy; the magic; the coming-togetherness of it all.

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From Yacht Captain to Pig Farmer: Living the Dream

By LA Bourgeois

Many a soul lays claim to one meal changing their lives. For this couple, a grilled pork chop did the trick and landed them on a farm in North Carolina.

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This Southern Bookstore Owner is Big on Local Dining

By Ken Carlton

Annie Jones harbors no pretensions about the romance of bookselling. (But she’ll allow for Amy Adams to play her in the movie version of her life.)

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Tales from a Tiny Kitchen: Big tips for Small Spaces

By Karen Watterson

Maine chef Annie Mahle has cooked anywhere and everywhere, from restaurants to camper vans. She shares tips for creating meals in small spaces in her new book, “The Tiny Kitchen.”

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Did Hemingway Drink Here? Ask a Michigan Bookstore Owner

Springtime is coming to this quaint Lake Michigan getaway. A fan and purveyor of local literature recommends some good reads & eats.

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Umbrella Bar is Bringing a Korean Night Market to an Atlanta Food Hall

By Sarah Strong

KSP Restaurant Group knows high concept Asian food. Their latest project is coming soon to the popular Ponce City Market.

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This NYC Venue is Nearly as Famous as the Chefs Who Shop There

By Elizabeth Hazard

Looking for a hard-to-find cookbook? A tome on the food business? There are more than 12,000 titles at Kitchen Arts & Letters.