10 Toasts From Around the World

10 Toasts From Around the World
When a host hands you a glass of bubbly, there's rarely concern that the liquid in hand will cost you your life. Yet, in ancient Greek and Roman times, it was a common worry. Back then, raising... read more

15 Delicious New Year’s Eve Traditions

New Year’s Eve is surrounded by traditions and superstitions that supposedly ward off evil and ensure good luck in the new year. Everything from "Auld Lang Syne" and eating black eyed... read more

Easy Tricks for a Festive New Year's

Apricots with Mint
Entertaining should not be time consuming and stressful. Especially after Christmas, you don’t have to spend all day preparing drinks and snacks for a fun and festive New Year’s... read more

15 Delicious New Year's Eve Traditions Around the World

Can there be more to New Year's than Champagne? Indeed, most countries that recognize the beginning of the calendar year on January 1st center their celebrations around a meal or a particular... read more

A Special New Year's Eve Dinner Menu

Veal Chop
From caviar and Champagne, to puffy gougères and dense chocolate cakes, New Year’s Eve is the last no-holds-barred holiday of the year and there is no reason why you should not indulge.... read more

Chefs' New Year's Resolutions for 2011

Focus on the Customers
Tired of the same old New Year's resolutions? Same here. So we reached out to more than 30 chefs in seven different cities to find out their culinary resolutions for 2011. Our question was simple... read more

New Year's Eve Sweets Party

On New Year’s Eve, we bet you’ll be downing champagne. But what, we ask, will help your system absorb all that bubbly? Our easy answer is sweets, and preferably an assortment of them.... read more

Best Things We've Eaten All Year: 2010

A lobstre roll from Red's in Wiscasset, ME,
During the course of 2010 we've all had the opportunity to eat a lot of good food. And not just in restaurants, but at farmers' markets, in cars, and even on the side of the road. Musing over... read more