Justin Smillie’s Dinner at Osteria in Philadelphia; Farm-Focused Dinners at db Bistro Moderne
40,000 "tracking beacons" will be in Safeway grocery stores by next year.By Clint Rainey
"We use an inexpensive Italian espresso pot and Lavazza coffee, and he wakes me up with a latte every morning."By Alan Sytsma
Drew Nieporent, for one, really hopes that Del Posto gets their lost Michelin star back.By Jillian Goodman
Grant Achatz's still-unopened spot Next is anointed this year's best restaurant, even though it might not open until 2011.By Helen Rosner
Padma shills a new product for home shoppers and Martha Stewart plans to talk vegetarian diets with Eating Animals author.By Hadley Tomicki
Plus: an online turkey war, and a big spender in the clubs, all in our morning news roundup.By Leila Cohan-Miccio
Plus: a war for turkey supremacy, and the inevitable Chang blog, all in our morning news roundup.By Leila Cohan-Miccio
There's room for two Grub Street readers at this traditional Tuscan pork fest.By Aileen Gallagher
Epicurious Entertains NYC will nuzzle in on Bon Appétit Supper Club's sweet pop-up action this fall.By Alexandra Vallis
This summer's hottest food coverage trend is the burger photo roundup.By Adam Martin
The burger at Rosebud Steakhouse ranks among Epicurious's pick for top twelve in the nation.By Helen Rosner
A new service from the recipe website: automated wine pairings.By Helen Rosner
Did Epicurious' predictions for 2008 pan out? And what will next year hold?By Daniel Maurer
The Gastropoda as an unlikely Happy Homemaker.
News from the New Jersey State Barbecue Championship.
Will new and bigger trump older and deeper?
We spoke to a number of food-world luminaries, several of whom will be voting in this year's James Beard Awards, and asked for their picks for Outstanding Chef NYC.
Food blogs tend to give the issue of race a wide berth, but Michael Y. Park over at Epicurious has a sobering post about tipping and ethnicity that’s a must-read. Park doesn’t take any position on the question itself, but he reminds us what a charged topic it really is: Aside from relevant links to vitriolic waiter blogs, there’s a mesmerizing video of a woman who had a run-in with a waiter after leaving an $8 tip on a $164 check. We won’t say how the video ends, but it’s not so safe for work. Tipping Stereotypes [Epicurious]
What It’s Like to Work on Bourdain Market: The Food Hall’s First Vendor on Anthony Bourdain’s Massive New Project
The Absolute Best Hot Dog in New York
Trader Joe’s Introduces the World’s Teeny-Tiniest Avocados
Restaurant Owner Says ICE Agents Grabbed Breakfast Before Detaining Her Employees
Where to Go at 3 a.m. If you Need a Beer or Borscht