David talks with chef, author, and James Beard award winner Grant Achatz about his book, his restaurant Alinea, and cooking restaurant food at home.
The food loop is a silicon tie that makes trussing turkeys–for dinners Thanksgiving or not–a cinch. David’s been a fan for years.
Ah, pucker-worthy cranberries, the often maligned stepchild of the Thanksgiving table, get their due here, adding a sweet-tart flavor to autumn menus.
A few weeks ago, The One and I headed out to Vegas, Baby, for several days of fun, which is odd because I don’t gamble, don’t like crowds, and generally avoid anything remotely resembling sunshine. But the lure of stories of great meals kept tempting me like that crooked steam finger rising from a pie […]
After finishing his book, David did three formerly forbidden activities lest he miss his deadline: cook (non-Portuguese) meals, travel, and socialize.
The cover art is finalized for The New Portuguese Table, and here’s your first sneak peek. The book will be available for pre-order in November 2008.
For these ultimate chocolate chip cookies, our ever-persistent David researched for three months and ate plenty of cookies in the process. Here he shares his discoveries.
The lollypop has matured. Lollyphile, a company specializing in adult-friendly flavors, offers the sucker in lip-smacking bacon, absinthe, and more.
There are lots of reasons to boycott McDonald’s–from its food and work practices to ethics and bad commercials. But trafficking in counterfeit money?
David Leite was stymied when trying to start his blog—the biggest barriers: a completely severed Achilles tendon and an over-medicating partner.
David finds the fashion statement at Bica do Sapato restaurant in Lisbon to be an inspiration while cooking at home. A tip: the shirts run small.
Pois Cafe, a local restaurant in the Sé district of Lisbon, becomes a favorite spot of David Leite’s while he lives and works in Portugal. Tip: Get there early.
David spends his days immersed in the Portuguese way of life, dining and working like a true Lisboeta in Rossio square in the heart of old Lisbon.
A classic recipe in Portugal, this dish features softly scrambled eggs filled with fried potatoes and shards of salt cod. On top: olives and parsley.
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