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social distancing leaves my heart (& stomach) aching for a farmers’ market

But if I can’t go, this is the next best thing.

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a taste of The NYT Food Festival: Massimo Bottura & Ruth Reichl talk food waste, the contradiction of hospitality, & a shifting chef identity

“People who care about food are generous. Hunger is all of our issue. And chefs didn’t used to think about that. They’d just put their heads down and cook.” 

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a culinary commute

How the sights, sounds, and smells of NYC—over the course of my daily 40-minute walk home from work—inspire dinnertime decisions.

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why we’re all going crazy over bitter greens—and have been since forever

Musings on the circuitous nature of trends… plus cooking tips, flavor pairings, and recipe suggestions.

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the Italian narrative Hollywood loves may very well never change, but I can

Why I feel compelled for the first time to talk about this part of my identity.

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a taste of London

Clean eating is dominating London’s culinary zeitgeist more than ever before, with these eight notable spots at the helm. 

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anchovies and adulthood

The one experience that opened my eyes to the fish everyone loves to hate.

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on cooking through grief

When grief entered my kitchen, people instinctually wanted to feed me. But I didn’t need food — I needed to cook.

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when words failed, ratatouille didn’t

How this humble peasant dish helped me feel at home in Paris.

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a taste of Puglia

While hoards of tourists flock to Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast every year, Puglia has managed to retain a quintessential Italian flair — not to mention a cuisine boldly celebrating the freshest flavors of the Mediterranean.