Fine Dining

  • Le Pescadeux: SoHo's Delectable Québecois Seafood Outpost

    January 09 2012 1:37 PM EST

    Le Pescadeux is a New York City gem, serving up fresh, affordable Québecois fish in a warm, intimate setting.

  • Virginia Wine Tourism to Boom in 2012

    January 06 2012 5:18 PM EST

    Virginia is the Old Dominion and the Mother of Presidents - a state known for its historic battlefields, rolling hills, and politically-minded Washington commuters. But in the last two decades, the state has grown a reputation for something altogether different: fine wine.

  • St. Barts: A Foodie’s Paradise

    December 23 2011 1:16 PM EST

    St. Barts may be eight square miles of arid, volcanic rock, but this small Caribbean hideaway is home to over 60 restaurants.

  • NYC Food Trucks: Mobile Gastronomists Fight for Their Rights

    December 16 2011 12:05 PM EST

    From humble pushcart to hipster food truck, New York City street food isn't what it used to be.

  • 3. Paris, France
    Blind French eatery seeks to conquer New York

    December 02 2011 4:03 PM EST

    A French restaurant where diners cannot see what they are eating, often spill their wine and must conduct conversations while staring into pitch darkness has proved such a success in Europe that it is making a foray into the Americas.

  • 10 Reasons We Love Maine

    November 29 2011 4:54 PM EST

    Lobsters, lakes, and lighthouses make a trip to the Pine Tree State a must, no matter the season.

  • Mussels
    Mussels from Brussels living strong into third century

    November 29 2011 11:05 AM EST

    Even if you had no clue what Chez Leon, a Brussels culinary institution for more than a century, serves up, it wouldn't be too hard to work out it once you step through the door.

  • How Sauvignon Blanc Saved a Nation

    November 28 2011 12:52 PM EST

    As European trade agreements devastated New Zealand’s economy in the 1970s, one French grape varietal stepped in to save the day.

  • The Shark Fin Soup Tradeoff

    November 27 2011 1:09 AM EST

    Over the past year, the international movement to halt the shark fin trade has made leaps and bounds, moving up the chain from campaigns targeting consumers to efforts by politicians to implement stricter legislation against the sale, possession and distribution of shark fins. From the U.S. West Coast to Europe and Asia, progress is being made to turn the dish itself into an endangered menu item.

  • Moscow Restaurant
    Celebrity restaurant fad takes hold in glossy Russia

    November 23 2011 10:56 AM EST

    Celebrity restaurants, long a fixture of New York and London, are now a confirmed Russian fad with the recent opening of a Moscow venue by a home-grown filmmaker raising the tally of eateries and bars backed by artists, actors, socialites.

  • Best Beer Options for Thanksgiving: That Perfect Flavor and Kick to Set the Festive Mood
    Thanksgiving 2011: Best Beer Options to Kick Start the Festive Mood

    November 23 2011 4:43 AM EST

    Best Beer Options for Thanksgiving: That Perfect Flavor and Kick to Set the Festive Mood

  • Yelp boasts more than 22 million reviews, 61 million monthly unique visitors and 529,000 business pages.
    Yelp Files IPO, May Achieve $2 Billion Valuation

    November 17 2011 4:55 PM EST

    Online reviews site for local businesses Yelp filed its initial public offering with the SEC Thursday. Goldman Sachs and Citigroup are the lead underwriters for the IPO, which is expected in early 2012.

  • Giorgio Armani Adds Armani Hotel Milano to Brand’s Hospitality Portfolio.
    Giorgio Armani Adds Armani Hotel Milano to Brand’s Hospitality Portfolio

    November 12 2011 12:34 AM EST

    Giorgio Armani, the renowned Italian fashion designer and founder of the eponymously named luxury fashion brand, launched his second hotel in Milan.

  • Lionfish Invade the Gulf, Chefs Think of New Ways to Serve Them

    November 02 2011 2:43 PM EDT

    The lionfish has invaded the Gulf Coast, making a cozy home in the seas of South Florida. Since the lionfish is not native to the area, in the Gulf Coast waters of South Florida, the lionfish has no natural predators. Hence, its population has skyrocketed. That is why the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched the Eat Sustainable, Eat Lionfish campaign to help curb this growth.

  • Google Paid $151 Million for Zagat: Filing

    October 27 2011 1:11 AM EDT

    Google Inc paid $151 million in cash to acquire popular restaurant review guide Zagat in September, the Internet company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.

  • The McDonlad’s McRib: A Love Affair

    October 25 2011 10:40 AM EDT

    McDonald's has brought back one of its cult classics - the McRib. The McRib is making its return on Nov. 2 in a big way. This is the first time in 16 years McDonald's will introduce the sandwich nationwide.

  • Top 10 Child-Friendly Restaurant Chains in the U.S. in 2011

    October 20 2011 8:04 AM EDT

    Here is a list of the top 10 child-friendly restaurant chains in the U.S., as of 2011.

  • Q&A With Ted Allen: Gay Marriage, Favorite Judges, and the Upcoming Book

    October 07 2011 5:30 PM EDT

    Ted Allen dishes on gay marriage, his favorite judges, and his upcoming book at the 2011 Wine & Food Festival in NYC.

  • Three Michelin Stars Awarded to Brooklyn Fare; Controversial Honor

    October 04 2011 6:19 PM EDT

    Seven NYC restaurants are awarded the top honor of three Michelin Stars

  • NYC Wine & Food Festival Sponsors Scavenger Hunt for Adults

    October 01 2011 12:33 AM EDT

    The New York City Wine & Food Festival 2011 is officially under way. Friday night's Meatpacking Uncorked saw participants racing across the meatpacking district sampling food and wine from nearly every local merchant.