Additional Articles/Posts by The Daily Meal Staff

  • Memo: Alerts and Subscriptions Improvements
    We’d like to take a moment to address a recent technical issue with dedicated readers of The Daily Meal. In our efforts to continually improve the site, we were recently working diligently to upgrade our alert and newsletter subscriptions for our...

  • 'Healthy Eating' Playlist
    You might think it's crazy that we're creating a playlist for "Healthy Eating," but there are a surprising number of songs that cater to the vegetable/fruit group. Who knew? Then again, we did have to delve into the areas of kid-friendly...

  • You Tell Us: What Food Defines America to You?
    This October, The Daily Meal’s editorial director, Colman Andrews, will be releasing his new book, The Taste of America. The book serves as an anthology of edible Americana; a compendium of the best food made in the USA — from Alabama to...

  • Pick a Recipe for The Daily Meal to Prepare
    Welcome to The Daily Meal's Pick & Prepare sponsored by California Avocado Commision! And the winning recipe is......Avocado Pancakes!  Watch the video above and learn how to make them yourself!

  • Pick a Recipe for The Daily Meal to Prepare
    The "Pick & Prepare" Recipe has been chosen! You had four (4) KitchenAid recipes to choose from! The winning recipe: Homemade Pizza!  Now watch The Daily Meal chef cook the winning recipe in The Daily Meal Kitchen and we will teach you...

  • Here's Why The Daily Meal's Facebook Page Is Awesome
    Conversation. It's important. And The Daily Meal's editors want to be engaged with you. Sure, you can always comment on articles (or even write your own — have you created a profile on The Daily Meal and started writing yet?), but...

  • Join The Daily Meal on Pinterest!
    Do you pin? We pin. Our latest social media obsession is Pinterest. If you’re not already pinning, what are you waiting for?! Start your pinning journey (or continue it) by following us — we promise you’ll be drooling on your keyboard (...

  • 4 Reasons to Follow The Daily Meal on Twitter
    The Daily Meal's staff believes that food and drink are best enjoyed together, in a social setting. And while we can’t always be sitting with you at at the table or eating with you on the go, we’d love to connect with you in other ways....

  • Like The Daily Meal on Facebook!
    Conversation. It's important. And The Daily Meal's editors want to be engaged with you. Sure, you can always comment on articles (or even write your own — have you created a profile on The Daily Meal and started writing yet?), but...

  • Why You Should Join The Daily Meal on Pinterest
    Do you pin? We pin. Our latest social media obsession is Pinterest. If you’re not already pinning, what are you waiting for?! Start your pinning journey (or continue it) by following us — we promise you’ll be drooling on your keyboard (...

  • 4 Undeniably Awesome Reasons to Follow The Daily Meal on Twitter
    The Daily Meal's staff believes that food and drink are best enjoyed together, in a social setting. And while we can’t always be sitting with you at at the table or eating with you on the go, we’d love to connect with you in other ways....

  • Rumor Mill: We Want Your Tips
    When it comes to local food news, shocking and/or offensive dining stories, abnormally shaped vegetables, and downright gossip, we know YOU are experts. More often than not, the next big thing is already your favorite restaurant or street vendor. Local...

  • Like The Daily Meal on Facebook!
    Conversation. It's important. And The Daily Meal's editors want to be engaged with you. Sure, you can always comment on articles (or even write your own — have you created a profile on The Daily Meal and started writing yet?), but...

  • Why You Should Join The Daily Meal on Pinterest
    Do you pin? We pin. Our latest social media obsession is Pinterest. If you’re not already pinning, what are you waiting for?! Start your pinning journey (or continue it) by following us — we promise you’ll be drooling on your keyboard (...

  • 4 Undeniably Awesome Reasons to Follow The Daily Meal on Twitter
    The Daily Meal's staff believes that food and drink are best enjoyed together, in a social setting. And while we can’t always be sitting with you at at the table or eating with you on the go, we’d love to connect with you in other ways....

  • Like The Daily Meal on Facebook!
    Conversation. It's important. And The Daily Meal's editors want to be engaged with you. Sure, you can always comment on articles (or even write your own — have you created a profile on The Daily Meal and started writing yet?), but...

  • Why You Should Join The Daily Meal on Pinterest
    Do you pin? We pin. Our latest social media obsession is Pinterest. If you’re not already pinning, what are you waiting for?! Start your pinning journey (or continue it) by following us — we promise you’ll be drooling on your keyboard (...

  • 4 Undeniably Awesome Reasons to Follow The Daily Meal on Twitter
    The Daily Meal's staff believes that food and drink are best enjoyed together, in a social setting. And while we can’t always be sitting with you at at the table or eating with you on the go, we’d love to connect with you in other ways....

  • Join The Daily Meal on Pinterest!
    Do you pin? We pin. Our latest social media obsession is Pinterest. If you’re not already pinning, what are you waiting for?! Start your pinning journey (or continue it) by following us — we promise you’ll be drooling on your keyboard (...

  • Why You Should Be Following The Daily Meal on Twitter Already
    The Daily Meal's staff believes that food and drink are best enjoyed together, in a social setting. And while we can’t always be sitting with you at at the table or eating with you on the go, we’d love to connect with you in other ways....

  • Calling All Tipsters!
    When it comes to local food news, shocking and/or offensive dining stories, abnormally shaped vegetables, and downright gossip, we know YOU are experts. More often than not, the next big thing is already your favorite restaurant or street vendor. Local...

  • The Daily Meal's Ultimate Gift Guide
    This year, as we make our lists and check them twice, buying that perfect gift means finding something that's a good balance of frivolous and useful, and also speaks to the recipient’s personality, saying, "See how well I know you?"...

  • Introducing The Daily Meal's New Spanish Food Quiz
    You love tapas and you know that Ferran Adrià is Spain's most famous chef, but do you know which ingredient is a deal breaker for him, or which restaurant was the country's first to get a Michelin star? See how much you really know about...

  • Buzz About ShopHouse, Chipotle's Asian Offshoot
    ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, Chipotle's new Asian food play is open for business and the opinions are rolling in. Over at Business Insider, Mamta Badkar has rounded up some of the early reviews. Interesting that the chain chose nascent food city...

  • The Rest of the "101 Best Restaurants"
    We probably should have tackled the 200 best restaurants in America, or maybe the 500. So many wonderful ones got left out. How could a list like ours not encompass… well… Spiaggia, Eleven Madison Park, Providence, Twist, Hakkasan, Charlie...

  • The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants Panel
    When it came time to begin the vast and complex task of identifying the country's best restaurants, we decided to field our distinguished peers for their opinions. Thirty panelists completed the survey based on our master list, however, some preferred...

  • Ferran Adrià's Two-Year Life Plan
    Ferran Adrià is at a crossroads. With the temporary closing of elBulli and the move of his studio space, the Taller, what's the legendary chef going to do with all of that time on his hands? Plenty, as it turns out. We had the opportunity to ask him (...

  • Caviar Giveaway Winner!
    Congratulations to Sylvie - Gourmande in the Kitchen, the winner of our caviar giveaway! By posting her wonderful granola recipe, Sylvie has won two jars of Petrossian's Caviarcubes. We loved the helpful tips in her recipe, making it a great resource...

  • Winners of the $500 Four Seasons Gift Card Giveaway
    We asked you to submit stories of their most delicious trips, and it turns out that our readers are incredible well-traveled... and hungry. From one reader that flew to Lima, Peru, in search of Pisco and ceviche, only to rediscover her taste for meat, to...

  • Caviar Giveaway!
    Enter a food or drink recipe between now and next Friday (the 7th) at noon and you’ll automatically be in the running for our caviar giveaway contest! We’re giving away two jars of Petrossian Caviarcubes (priced at $45 each) along with a...

  • A Winning Steak Recipe
    Congratulations to Cheryl D Lee! Her Smoky and Spicy Steak Rub recipe has won her a free Guy Fieri Steak Knife Set. We loved the combination of spices and herbs in her dry rub and are excited to make this recipe one of our go-to’s. We hope you...

  • Top Food Trend Predictions for 2011
    For years when editors asked me to predict upcoming food trends, I'd refuse. I have no idea what the next food trend will be, I'd say, because my dream is that one day we'll all stop thinking of food in terms of trends. Fat chance. Still a...

  • Top Trend Predictions for 2011
    For years when editors asked me to predict upcoming food trends, I'd refuse. I have no idea what the next food trend will be, I'd say, because my dream is that one day we'll all stop thinking of food in terms of trends. Fat chance. Still a...

  • The Daily Meal Gift Guide
    Looking for the perfect gift for your foodie friend, or classically-trained chef sibling? Taking cue from the channels on our website, the editorial team at The Daily Meal shares a variety of foods, trips, products, and gadgets that all rank at the top of...

  • A Modern Caviar Cocktail Party
    Caviar may seem like a luxury, out-of-reach item, and it usually is. But with Petrossian's Caviarcubes, it's available to a new generation of caviar connoisseurs. These tiny, compressed caviar squares are bursting with flavor — ...

  • Write to Win a $500 Four Seasons Gift Card
    When planning a trip, do you figure out where you're going to eat before even booking your hotel? Anybody who loves food has eaten their way through a vacation. For the gastronome on the road, The Daily Meal and Four Seasons have cooked up the perfect...

  • Weekly Recipe Review: Bittman’s Gnocchi, NPR’s French Stuffed Pumpkin and More
    Check out our Editors' picks for this week's top recipes.   The San Francisco Chronicle: Gingery Minted Persimmon Yogurt Salad: A healthy and tasty way to eat this season's persimmons.    The New York Times:  Mark Bittman...

  • Vegas: Best of the Web
    Las Vegas Weekly Vegas' Best Food 2010   Las Vegas City Life Food Coverage   Las Vegas Sun Dining Section   Urbanspoon Las Vegas Restaurants   CitySearch Best of Vegas   Gayot.com Vegas Dining   Concierge.com Vegas...

  • 15 Exciting Fall Restaurant Openings
    Fall's colder tempertatures get people craving comfort food, and lucky for them, many of this season's most exciting restaurant openings cater to that rising trend. Across the board, we've noticed another trend: Chefs known for their upscale...

  • A Day At Stone Barns
      As fantastic as a meal is at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is, it’s not something everyone can afford. But as a recent visit demonstrated, you don’t have to splurge to have a great experience at Stone Barns Center for Food and...

  • Apple Picking at Masker Orchards (Warwick, NY)
    Farm: Masker Orchards (site) Address: 45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990 (map) Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm. We Recommend: Apple Blossom Pastry. You always mean to go apple picking, but then somehow it’s suddenly Thanksgiving and you’ve missed your...

  • Watermelon Soju at Pocha 32
    We know what you’re thinking. What’s so special about watermelon soju at a Korean restaurant? At Pocha 32 in New York’s Korea-Town, in the answer is presentation. The drink is actually served inside a hollowed-out, halved watermelon. You...

  • Great Rooftop Bars
    Great drinks, great setting, great view. The appeal of the rooftop bar is easy to understand. But as simple as the basic formula for a successful rooftop bar is, there are, of course, variables that set some apart from the rest. Cabanas, pools, outdoor...

  • 5 Favorite Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktails
    The Dark ‘n’ Stormy. You could write paeans to the simple perfection that comes from mixing dark rum with ginger beer— someone probably has. With the resurgence of tiki bars and the growing popularity of throwback recipes in today’...

  • 3 Easy Liquor Infusions
    Liquor infusions are nothing new, but when it comes to summer, they can make for some exceptional, refreshing cocktails. They can be colorful with flavors as varied as your imagination is creative, they’re easy to make, and they give a sense of...

  • Osteria
    Chef Marc Vetri, the 2005 recipient of the James Beard Award for ‘Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic’ with his eponymous restaurant Vetri in Philadelphia, followed his initial success by partnering with Jeff Benjamin and Jeff Michaud to open Osteria)....

  • The Top Chef Tracker
    While Tom Colicchio (pictured) continues to open successful restaurants in Manhattan, Colicchio & Sons being the latest,  not all of the host's fellow castmembers have the same luck. Any reality TV junkie can tell you that half the fun in...

  • How to Make Simple Syrup
    Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar (about 3 minutes). Allow to cool, and use immediately or store in a jar and place in the...

  • How To Make Beurre Noisette (Brown Butter)
    Unlike most French dishes, this decadent treat is surprisingly effortless to make. French for butter that is cooked to a light hazelnut (noisette) cor, beurre noisette can be poured over simply cooked fish, or can easily and quickly be transformed into a...

  • How to Perfectly Hard Boil an Egg
    Put the room-temperature eggs in a small pot and cover them with 1-inch water. Place over high heat; bring the water to a full rolling boil Immediately reduce the heat and simmer gently, setting your clock or microwave timer for 10-11 minutes...

  • Perky Jerky
    An energy drink spills on some beef jerky during a ski trip, and two Wharton students, Matt Keiser and Brian Levin, have an idea for the ultimate term paper nourishment or snack for an all-night, cross-country drive: Perky Jerky. Keiser and Levin’s...

  • Perky Jerky
    An energy drink spills on some beef jerky during a ski trip, and two Wharton students, Matt Keiser and Brian Levin, have an idea for the ultimate term paper nourishment or snack for an all-night, cross-country drive: Perky Jerky. Keiser and Levin’s...

  • Schnipper’s Green Chile Cheeseburger
    Cuisine in New Mexico is known for its use of green chiles— they’re eaten with practically everything. The most famous green chile food combination is probably the Green Chile Cheeseburger, which is having a moment. Chef Bobby Flay just took...

  • At New York's Ditch Plains, a Misunderstood Order Becomes an Iconic Dog
    There is the concept of the "perfect bite," the combination of an excellent dish’s best flavor elements (how many components depends on the dish) to achieve flavor maximization. The true power move at any restaurant is to take this concept...