Profiles

Candid conversations and stories behind the people that push food culture forward.

Doyenne: Female Force in Food

Doyenne: Female Force in Food

In Los Angeles, writer/photographer Deepi Ahluwalia and Life & Thyme collaborated to present Doyenne: Female Force in Food to benefit Planned Parenthood.

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Dentou Hon Gyokuro Goes Global

Dentou Hon Gyokuro Goes Global

In Yame-shi, Fukuoka, Japan, Dentou Hon Gyokuro tea growing and harvesting is steeped in tradition, and will soon be available beyond the country’s borders.

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Sea, Land and Air at Carlos Salgado’s Taco Maria

Sea, Land and Air at Carlos Salgado’s Taco Maria

In Orange County, California, Chef Carlos Salgado provides a stage for Modern Mexican cuisine through a series of dinners at his Taco María.

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Chef Dan Kluger’s Ode to New York City

Chef Dan Kluger’s Ode to New York City

At Loring Place in New York, Chef Dan Kluger distills varied culinary experience and love of his hometown into a style all his own.

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Rodrigo Machaz and His Changing City

Rodrigo Machaz and His Changing City

A dramatic, colorful destination comes of age through the eyes of Memmo Alfama's hotelier, Rodrigo Machaz and his passion for the city of Lisbon.

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Cooking for the Common Good

Cooking for the Common Good

In Asheville, North Carolina, Chef Katie Button welcomes community with extra care at her restaurants, Curaté and Nightbell.

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Hearts on their Sleeves

Hearts on their Sleeves

Isaac Fitzgerald describes Knives & Ink, a book created in collaboration with illustrator Wendy MacNaughton that explores the culture of chef tattoos in the kitchen.

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Dominique Ansel Creates Pastries for the People

Dominique Ansel Creates Pastries for the People

In New York City, Chef Dominique Ansel draws on technique and nostalgia to reimagine old favorites and engineer new phenomena in pastry.

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The Tradition of Pastificio Fabbri

The Tradition of Pastificio Fabbri

At Pastificio Fabbri in Tuscany, one family has favored traditional processes and ingredients in pasta-making since 1893.

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The Makings of Wolfgang Puck

The Makings of Wolfgang Puck

In Los Angeles and beyond, Chef Wolfgang Puck has spent decades establishing enduring culinary trends and institutions that have inspired an industry.

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Honeybees Between the Skyscrapers

Honeybees Between the Skyscrapers

In Hackney, producers Barnes & Webb bring the art of local honey, along with bee awareness to their fellow Londoners.

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Local Fruit

Local Fruit

In Northern California, farmers at California Olive Ranch aim to create extra virgin olive oil for chefs and home cooks alike.

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