On the Dish

Stories behind the food we love.
Fabio Viviani

This Top Chef Put His Dessert in a Jar; A Brand Was Born

By Mackenzie Filson

We’ve grown accustomed to dining with our phones (hey, phone eats first!). Chef Fabio Vivani has concocted an original new dessert. Get your cameras ready.

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Bo DiBuono

This Sangria Is Not Just for Summer

By Mia Salas

People Magazine is raving about this fruity wine concoction. Its creator has never tasted a drop.

numa foods founders with products

A Mother And Daughter’s Quest For The Ultimate Healthy Snack

By Breanna Rose

Numa Foods captures its founders’ Asian American identity and delivers it in healthy portions.

brandon tulles in front of his truck

Southern Flavors Meet Pastry Technique at The Gaykery

By Sarah Strong

Brandon Tullos is bringing his Southern enthusiasm for cooking and baking to his pastry truck, and soon to be storefront, in Littleton, Colorado.

kitchen arts and letters bookstore

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.

takis elote corn and garlic herb parmesan corn

More than Just Butter Coats This Corn-on-the-Cob in Alabama

By Mia Salas

Phillip and Avrie Powell had very different careers pre-pandemic. Now they run a gourmet, fire-roasted corn business that is both vegan and vegetarian-friendly.

arms holding cans of fermensch

Be a Mensch to Your Gut with Fermensch Kombucha

By Sarah Strong

This Huntington Beach-based Kombucha maker takes a chef’s approach by sourcing from local farms and relying on family to communicate, communicate, communicate.

matthew doerr

Stirring Things Up: Sedona Mixologist Matthew Doerr Talks Cocktails

By Victoria Pardo

Call him old-fashioned but Matthew Doerr, food and beverage director at Willows Kitchen and Bar in Sedona, AZ is all about creating thoughtful cocktails.

nick and kathryn wilson

Lobster in Detroit? Sure, Why Not.

By Victoria Pardo

From the Ritz to the pits. Lobster Pitstop & Food Truck that is. Chef Nick Wilson talks change, perseverance and crustaceans.

chef alain with steaks

Taste of Haiti: A Serving of Inspiration with Chef Alain Lemaire

By Elizabeth Hazard

South Florida Chef Alain Lemaire has a lot of things up his sleeve, including a new series, “Luda Can’t Cook,” airing this month on Discovery+.

Culinary Crumbs from a local Bookstore Owner

By Sarah Strong

The owner of The Katonah Reading Room knows books. She also knows food. It’s why we sat down with her to talk about great literature for hungry minds.