Culinary quest is the search for great cooking and dining opportunities. Chefs share insights and recipes, some of which are doable for home cooks. Every kind of restaurant is explored – from ethnic, fusion, dessert, fine dining and hole-in-the-wall locations. Adding a twist to a classic dish or an exotic ingredient keeps chefs fired up and diners interested as well.
“What’s good today?” is the question Chef Ryan Johnston asks local farmers before planning his daily menu for Whisknladle in La Jolla, California, just north of San Diego. Published 12:40 a.m. July 10, 2010 - Comments
The winners of reality television shows are not always successful. In Melissa d'Arabian's case, her cooking show Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian is followed by thousands of faithful viewers. Published 10:38 p.m. June 24, 2010 - Comments
Viewers of Top Chef will remember Chef Stefan Richter for his food and outspoken self-confidence. He’s made the most of his TV notoriety with success as a restaurateur and caterer. Published 11:51 p.m. May 25, 2010 - Comments
Linda Mensinga was editor of Culinary Trends for 15 years, now a contributing writer. Researching restaurants and hotels, she interviews the best and brightest chefs, not necessarily the most famous, to learn their secrets and recipes. Their talent and dedication ...Read More
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Chinese value education over religion
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Great discoveries in the world of restaurants and chefs fulfill the quest for delicious food and cooking.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Doloff and friends.
“Right Angles” explores serious subjects, such as the Islamization of the Middle East and delegitimization of Israel, with humor, candor and a twist.
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Linda Mensinga was editor of Culinary Trends for 15 years, now a contributing writer. Researching restaurants and hotels, she interviews the best and brightest chefs, not necessarily the most famous, to learn their secrets and recipes. Their talent and dedication never cease to inspire her.
Mrs. Mensinga is happily food obsessed and fortunate enough to be married to a chef.