Faced with a longing for her native Japan but few of the ingredients found there, culinary consultant and cookbook author Hiroko Shimbo set out to find ways to meld Japanese and American cuisine to satisfy cravings for the flavors of her childhood.
Shimbo will discuss her third book, Hiroko's Amer ... More >>
Although Hurricane Sandy did not, as some meteorologists and media folks predicted, cause the earth to split asunder and drown us all in magma, it did put a pretty big hurt on New York City and the rest of the Northeast. In Gotham, the toll was massive: Flooding all over lower Manhattan, millio ... More >>
New York City can sometimes get a bit hotter than Miami. In fact, NYC's temperatures over the next few days will peak in the 90s, while Miami is projected to stay in the 80s. So, it's a nice gesture that the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau is sending the citizens of New York City a pool ... More >>
After we reported that Daniel Ganem has officially replaced Sam Gorenstein as chef de cuisine at The Raleigh, a Short Order reader commented that "Mario Tolentino is not at BLT Steak anymore," (that's embarrassing, thanks for the heads up to whomever "Mike" may be!) Gradually, several of our chef fr ... More >>
Y'all wanna hit Dadeland Mall for a pretty-pretty sesh with country-pop princess Taylor Swift?
OK, good! Just tell that screeching, hysterical 12-year old girl inside you to shut up, simmer down, and stop puking with excitement 'cause there's a catch ... Ms. Swift won't actually be making an in-per ... More >>
Trina SargalskiShake Shack menu items like the ShackBurger, the Shack-cago Dog, the Bird Dog, fries and cheese sauce were paired with wines at Danny Meyer's tasting seminar. Not pictured is the custard with key lime pie.Danny Meyer, superstar restaurateur and CEO of the group behind Gramercy Tav ... More >>
Dungeness crab at The Crab HouseI once made and sold jewelry on the streets of San Francisco. Sometimes I'd sell by Fisherman's Wharf, other times in the courtyard of the Embarcadero Center downtown. Quite a tidy profit was made, especially during a short period when I found myself ahead of the c ... More >>
John ZurFar East CafeThe largest Chinatown outside of Asia
is found in San Francisco. The city that columnist Herb Caen called "Baghdad by the
Bay" boasts some of the most diverse, and incredible Asian cuisine in
the country. Miami, which has come late to the Asian-fusion trend with restaurants s ... More >>