Profiles

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

The DNA of Dreams at Somni

The DNA of Dreams at Somni

In Los Angeles, Chefs José Andrés and Aitor Zabala make dreams a reality at their new restaurant, Somni.

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The Spirit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The Spirit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

In Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital works to maintain a playful spirit for its residents with food as a central part of that effort.

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Bottling Culture with Brooklyn-Based St. Agrestis

Bottling Culture with Brooklyn-Based St. Agrestis

In Brooklyn, New York, Louis Catizone of St. Agrestis shares thoughts on Italian and American drinking cultures, and his bottled negroni.

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The Brotherhood of LA’s Mulholland Distilling

The Brotherhood of LA’s Mulholland Distilling

In Los Angeles, Walton Goggins and Matthew Alper prove stories can be told in many ways with their spirits brand, Mulholland Distilling.

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Behind the Chef: Ricardo Zarate

Behind the Chef: Ricardo Zarate

In Japan, Peruvian chef Ricardo Zarate studies and draws inspiration for his Los Angeles restaurant, Rosaliné.

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The Handy Standing’s Guide to Beef

The Handy Standing’s Guide to Beef

In Los Angeles, Jered Standing of Standing’s Butchery provides a guide to cuts of beef, as well as an education on sustainable meat practices.

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Rooting for Healthier Communities with Akasa

Rooting for Healthier Communities with Akasa

In Los Angeles, Ashleigh Parsons and Akasa work with Triniti and the local culinary world to educate and inspire healthier communities.

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A Good Laugh

A Good Laugh

Adam Rubin shares what he’s learned as a celebrated children’s book author, and what kids can teach adults if we pay close enough attention.

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Family Style at Lilia

Family Style at Lilia

At Lilia in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Chef Missy Robbins reexamines success—in and out of the kitchen.

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If You Grow It, They Will Come

If You Grow It, They Will Come

In Charleston, South Carolina, High Wire Distilling Company finds inspiration in southern roots, creating expressive spirits with heirloom grains.

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In Conversation With Dominique Crenn

In Conversation With Dominique Crenn

At Atelier Crenn in San Francisco, Chef Dominique Crenn uses her restaurant as a platform to tell stories and push boundaries, both at the table and in society.

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The Cuina Volcànica of Les Cols

The Cuina Volcànica of Les Cols

In Catalonia, Fina Puigdevall embraces the unusual regional influence of volcanic soil in hyperlocal cooking at her Michelin-starred restaurant, Les Cols.

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