Profiles

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

Well Matched at Roca Moo

Well Matched at Roca Moo

In Barcelona, Spain, Chef Juan Pretel and Sommelier Cecilia Guedes curate thoughtful meals and lasting memories for the guests and visitors to Roca Moo at Hotel Omm.

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Facing Goliath

Facing Goliath

In Colorado, tech visionary Kimbal Musk furthers his interests in a new venture: the future of our food system.

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Tapping into Tradition

Tapping into Tradition

In Saint Albans, Vermont, owners Kate Weiler and Jeff Rose resurrect a centuries-old elixir with Drink Maple.

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A Oaxacan Heart in Los Angeles

A Oaxacan Heart in Los Angeles

In collaboration with RYOT, we get to know the family behind the James Beard Award-winning Los Angeles restaurant, Guelaguetza.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Entrepreneurial Spirit

In partnership with Bruichladdich Distillery, Life & Thyme sits down with the father and son behind Los Angeles Athletic Club to talk whisky, entrepreneurship and the open waters.

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The Waterman

The Waterman

In the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, veteran of the industry Robert Cannon reflects on a lifetime in professional crabbing, a business in flux in today’s world.

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A Playground Without Boundaries

A Playground Without Boundaries

In Santa Ana, California, Jason Quinn and Jarred Dooley discuss ambition, success and failure with their restaurant, Playground.

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The World on an Oyster

The World on an Oyster

In California’s Tomales Bay, Zane Finger and his Hog Island Oyster Company work to cultivate a welcome environment for a truly sustainable source of protein––and pleasure.

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Depths of Flavor in the Bay Area

Depths of Flavor in the Bay Area

In California’s Bay Area, chefs at Rintaro and Ramen Shop are offering diners the space to step into a world of umami-rich cuisines.

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H Street on the Rise

H Street on the Rise

Revitalization efforts on Washington D.C.’s H Street find anchors in projects like Maketto and Conbini Cafe, helmed by chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Hiro Matsui.

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The Transcendent Experience of McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

The Transcendent Experience of McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

In Santa Barbara, California, the Palmer family behind McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams carries on tradition through flavor and nostalgia.

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At the Chapel: The Village Spring

At the Chapel: The Village Spring

In Bruton in Somerset, England, owners Catherine Butler and Ahmed Sidki transform and preserve a community meeting place with At the Chapel.

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