In celebration of Israel's 65th Independence Day, Suzanne Tracht will open her kitchen to Assaf Granit and Uri Navon, chef-owners of Machneyda restaurant in Jerusalem, at Jar for a collaborative one-night dinner on Saturday, April 13.
It's a common problem for leaders who want to know exactly what takes place in their companies: How do you determine reality from fiction spun for your benefit? In an upcoming episode of Undercover Boss, Fatburger CEO Andy Wiederhorn donned an elaborate disguise -- complete with a full wig, a set of ... More >>
Civet poop is so yesterday for coffee connoisseurs. Coffee beans "laundered" through elephant dung is where it's at.
Called smooth and earthy in flavor, an exotic new brew is made from beans eaten by a herd of 20 Thai elephants and retrieved the next day from their dung, the Associated Press report ... More >>
You know that complaints about the commercialization of Christmas are as unfashionable as figgy pudding when "Your Ad Here"-equivalent Christmas ornaments are popular store items.
Companies like Coca-Cola pay big bucks to buy advertising space on billboards and bus stops, but they've cleverly figu ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshScenes from Benihana in San Francisco.Bloggers, beware. Writing a bad review of Benihana could get you sued for $18,000 -- at least if you live in Kuwait.
Mark Makhou, a Lebanese national working in Kuwait, wrote a fairly mild but definitely negative review of his nearby Benihan ... More >>
If you follow the blog of Anissa Helou - and you should; nobody this side of Paula Wolfert writes better about Middle Eastern food, offal, or Middle Eastern offal - you've read her missives on desert truffles, Gaziantep katmer, and the exotic-sounding salad of purslane, cherry tomatoes, meq ... More >>
Yesterday we gave you the first part of our interview with Suzanne Tracht of Jar, who has her hands full opening not one but two new restaurants in L.A. this year. So what's her secret to successful multitasking? Easy: Do what you love. Turn the page for the second part of our interview, and check b ... More >>