5 Things I Love About Australia (and One I Loathe)

5 Things I Love About Australia (and One I Loathe)

Want the Australia Letter by e-mail? Sign up and ahead it to buddies so we will increase our dialogue about Australia and the world. ______ Last week, I wrote about Australia and foreign policy — inspecting the federal finances for indicators of how Australia sees itself and its international mission. This week, just like the […]

Tastes of California, Imported to the East Coast

Tastes of California, Imported to the East Coast

Woody Allen could have known as Los Angeles a metropolis the place the one cultural benefit is having the ability to make a proper activate a purple gentle (that’s from “Annie Hall”), however the bicoastal restaurateur Michael McCarty and his spouse, Kim McCarty, an artist, have spent 40 years proving that improper, bringing high examples […]

The Female Couples Remaking the Restaurant Industry

The Female Couples Remaking the Restaurant Industry

“THERE WAS ONCE in the western parts of Libya … a race which was ruled by women and followed a manner of life unlike that which prevails among us,” wrote the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus within the first century B.C. He was talking of that tribe of girls warriors, the Amazons, who in line with […]

Dallas Restaurant That Defied N.R.A. Donates to ‘Gun Sense’ Group

Dallas Restaurant That Defied N.R.A. Donates to ‘Gun Sense’ Group

Ellen’s, the Dallas restaurant that was the goal of a boycott by the National Rifle Association earlier this month, donated $15,000 over the weekend to a grass-roots group based within the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School bloodbath. A test was introduced to representatives of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America […]

Hot Grapes and Liver: Outtakes from an Australian Restaurant Critic

Hot Grapes and Liver: Outtakes from an Australian Restaurant Critic

Many spots don’t make the reduce — however some are nonetheless price visiting. At Propeller in North Fremantle, Western Australia, a jumble of hen livers are cooked merely and completely in a piquant vinegar-molasses mixture and tossed with fats inexperienced and pink grapes.CreditDion Robeson This is a job that leaves a number of outtakes in […]

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French Skills Meet Korean Flavors at Soogil within the East Village

Somewhat skepticism is so as once you hear concerning the work historical past of a chef working a kitchen for the primary time. As frequent diners know from unhappy expertise, it’s, in truth, potential to cook dinner in an acclaimed restaurant with out selecting up any of the qualities that it’s acclaimed for. Even when […]

Seattle’s JuneBaby Named Best New Restaurant at Beard Awards

Seattle’s JuneBaby Named Best New Restaurant at Beard Awards

JuneBaby, a Seattle restaurant centered on the meals of the American South, was named Best New Restaurant on Monday night time on the James Beard Foundation’s annual awards ceremony in Chicago. Its founding chef, Edouardo Jordan, is the primary African-American to earn that prize. He additionally picked up an award for Best Chef within the […]

Celebrities and Chicken Salad: The Lure of Freds at Barneys

Celebrities and Chicken Salad: The Lure of Freds at Barneys

Mr. Strausman flunked out of assorted faculties earlier than rising to prominence within the late 1980s, serving Tuscan meals to East Side plutocrats. The Pressman household, which had established Barneys as a males’s put on outlet in downtown Manhattan within the 1920s earlier than ultimately turning it into one thing much more bold, introduced him […]

A Menu of Moroccan Tradition, and Generosity, in Brooklyn

A Menu of Moroccan Tradition, and Generosity, in Brooklyn

Half a hen, breast and leg, comes perfumed with rounds of preserved lemon, salted in-house and steeped in their very own juices for six months, till what’s left is simply the bloom of solar and a delicate, tamed sourness. Green olives add brine and Moroccan saffron an enveloping musk. (Note that the menu repeats itself: […]

The Hostess With the Mostess at the Odeon

The Hostess With the Mostess on the Odeon

Clinton Kelly, who has dined on the Odeon restaurant in TriBeCa each week for a number of years, can’t recall when he first seen Roya Shanks, who works there. However, he does recall her gown. “She was wearing an outfit unlike anyone in the room — or below 14th Street,” stated Mr. Kelly, a trend […]