A stack of buckwheat pancakes drizzled with maple syrup on a white plate.

Pancake Day

Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday–they’re all about indulgence before Lent. So it’s time to haul out the butter, eggs, and milk and start cooking.

Happy Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday to Us

Join us as Leite’s Culinaria turns twelve. And while you’re here, drop us a line as to what you enjoy most about LC.

Sunchokes

Sunchokes

Sunchokes, alias Jerusalem artichokes, stumped our intrepid Greenmarket Girl, Renee, until she consulted the Sunchoke Deity, Jonathan Gold.

Elvis Presley

A Kingly Appetite

Elvis food–all the dishes, like his quirky peanut butter-banana-bacon sandwich–has inspired generations of cooks. What’s your Elvis-ish treat?

King Cole Bar

New Year’s Eve Cocktails

New Year’s Eve drinks set the tone for the night, so kick off your next 365 of them with one of these sophisticated Cary Grant-Deborah Kerr libations.