PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was the week after Christmas and coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations were soaring in Portland, Oregon.
At Oregon Health & Science University, the state’s...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to...
Sending food and gifts is an easy way to spread holiday cheer when you're socially distanced. And ordering hometown favorites from local or regional restaurants adds a dash of nostalgia and a...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are advising people who went to several establishments across the state to get tested for the coronavirus due to possible exposure.
PARIS (AP) — Pierre Troisgros, one of France's top chefs who helped reinvent the country's traditional cuisine, died Wednesday just weeks after his 92nd birthday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trader Joe's, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy.
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson left a $1,000 tip for his waiter after dining at a restaurant in Florida that recently reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The price of one of the most lucrative marine resources in Maine — baby eels — has tumbled as fishermen grapple with the difficulty of working around constraints caused by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the...
Sauces, dressings, salsas, mustards, honeys, international ingredients. The selection of condiments at grocery stores has expanded dramatically in recent years.
PARIS (AP) — The restaurant of French chef Paul Bocuse, who died two years ago, has lost one of its Michelin stars after holding three since 1965, a world record.
PHOENIX (AP) — "That's not real Mexican food," ''My grandma would slap you" and "sellout" are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican...
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Olympic swimmer Renzo Tjon-a-Joe from Suriname says his "love affair" with Peruvian cuisine began during his recent trip to the capital of Lima for the Pan American...
TORONTO (AP) — Traditional dance, theater and music, a colorful puppet show and beloved food dishes from back home in Iran.
They were all on display as more than 160,000 people — most of...
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CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Carlos Salgado and Brian Tam first met in 2000 at an Outback Steakhouse in Suwanee. Salgado was working in the restaurant's kitchen. Tam was training to become a franchise...
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A region of Ohio steeped in Italian culture is showing off its local cuisine with a new culinary passport.
The Italian Food Trail is designed to draw tourists and...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family, friends and fans of Leah Chase — the Queen of Creole Cuisine — will be gathering to pay their respects to the legendary New Orleans figure who died a week ago.
A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police have identified a man who was found dead last month inside a Chinese restaurant in Columbia.
Police said Wednesday that 53-year-old Nam Hoang Le's body...
NGAPAROU, Senegal (AP) — In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen. One, a chef, cleaned fresh red snapper filets with a sharp knife. The other, a filmmaker, pointed her camera into a large pot of simmering vegetables.
"What would you say this is, low heat or medium?" Tuleka Prah asked, setting the camera aside.
BERLIN (AP) — Tucked away in a former fast-food kiosk in the German capital lies a new restaurant whose owner hopes will provide a taste of home for the thousands of new arrivals who have fled Syria's brutal civil war.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is launching six new Cuisine Trails aimed at boosting tourism across a three-county area in the North Country.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says six trails featuring more than 80 businesses in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties will add to the state's growing agritourism sector of New York's $100 billion tourism industry. The Democrat says the businesses involved include farms, restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries.
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — It hasn't been a full year since Gilbert Luis moved from his Los Angeles home to be with his girlfriend in Mitchell, but his West Coast style tacos have already made their presence known.
Just within a few weekends of being open, Luis' window restaurant known as West Coast Tacos sold out with an hour left before closing time at 3 a.m.
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon.
The chefs, many wearing white uniforms but some clad in black, paid homage to Robuchon at a ceremony in Poitiers, the western French town where he was born just before the end of World War II. He died of cancer on Aug. 6 at 73.
PARIS (AP) — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by showing diners the delights of the simple mashed potato and a peek at a restaurant kitchen, has died at 73.
A spokeswoman for Robuchon, who for years held more Michelin stars than anyone else in the world, confirmed his death Monday. French media reported he died of cancer in Geneva.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of master French chef Joel Robuchon (all times local):
Alain Ducasse says French cuisine has maintained an international reputation for greatness due in part to fellow chef and "colleague" Joel Robuchon.
Ducasse was seen by some as a rival to Robuchon, whose death at age 73 was announced Monday. He succeeded Robuchon at a chic Paris eatery located at 59 avenue Raymond Poincare in 1996.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A symposium set for September in New Orleans will focus on the past, present and future of food and hospitality in America.
The New Orleans-based Commander's Family of Restaurants says in a news release that the Sept. 17 symposium will include discussions on the growth of American cuisine. Topics also include hospitality, technology, women in the restaurant industry and cocktail culture.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A number of New Orleans black-owned restaurants are taking part in Black Restaurant Week.
The event runs from July 1-8 and aims to celebrate the flavors of African-American, African and Caribbean cuisines.
Nine restaurants are taking part including Willie Mae's Scotch House and Neyow's Creole Cafe.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami is trying to rebuild a neighborhood that was once a vibrant center for black culture, and a celebrity chef is contributing what he does best: food.
Marcus Samuelsson has bought a former pool hall in Miami's Overtown neighborhood and plans to open a restaurant there later this year.
DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen business owners have been selected as finalists in the Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day competition.
After making their pitches June 22, seven winners will be selected and will share $1.2 million in funding from the Detroit-based mortgage lender. Funding will be provided as grants, interest-free loans and convertible notes.
The finalists include a pie maker, Afro-Caribbean cuisine food truck, apparel company, and toy and home accessory design company.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Kool Runninz is an apt remodeling of an old Jamaican tradition that takes advantage of the full flavor of a tropical island's favorite fare.
Named for the legendary Jamaican bobsled team and hilarious Hollywood movie, "Cool Runnings," the Rasta restaurant on Barre Street is the latest taste treat addition to the culinary offerings of the Capital City.
MOSCOW (AP) — For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory.
Russian cuisine has a reputation for being stodgy, unimaginative fare. While that may have been true for many in the days of Soviet supply shortages, a new generation of Russians in the World Cup's host cities mix together influences from across Europe and Asia.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Town resident Theda Wray is, as the menu of her new restaurant says, working to "bring a little bit of Jamaica to share with you."
Wray recently opened the JA Bar & Grill on Dixwell Avenue with hopes of sharing the joys of her native Jamaican cuisine and creating her own thriving business.
She said Thursday she grew up cooking — her mother and brother had restaurants — and it's something young people in Jamaica commonly do.
HONOLULU (AP) — Farmers on the Hawaiian island of Kauai say their state should brace for a shortage of its taro crop, a staple of the traditional Hawaiian diet, after record-breaking rains flooded their fields.
Though traditional paella centers on a variety of meat and seafood, we wanted to develop a vegetable-focused version that highlighted the array of hearty vegetables common in Spanish cuisine: artichokes, bell peppers, fennel, and peas.
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Soo Kang, Colorado State University
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of white-jacketed chefs and other French dignitaries are paying tribute to Paul Bocuse, often referred to as the "pope of French cuisine."
Bocuse died Jan. 20 at 91 in Collonges-au-Mont-d'or, where he was born and had his temple to French gastronomy, L'Auberge du Pont de Collonges.
Renowned chefs lined the pews of the Saint-Jean Cathedral in the culinary mecca of Lyon for Friday's funeral.