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"Once white male chefs do something, other cooks get erased," says Amanda Cohen. // Photo by Mike Grippi for Resy

Chef FeaturesNew York

Amanda Cohen Has Pioneered So Much. Why Aren’t We Listening to Her?

Last summer, the New York Times ran a breathless, 2,000-word piece about watermelon ham, proclaiming it, along with root vegetable…

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Restaurant DiariesLondon

“We Are Still Here. That Is a Win In Itself.” Budgie Montoya on Staying True to Himself and Filipino Cuisine

For many, after a long winter under a national lockdown, the announcement that restrictions would be cautiously relaxed over March…

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Chef FeaturesMiami

Planta Chef David Lee on Expansion, Plant-Based Food, and What’s Next

Chef David Lee has been busy. In the past year, the Toronto-based chef, who splits his time between the Great North…

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Photo by Maureen M. Evans, courtesy of Damian

Chef FeaturesLos Angeles

Enrique Olvera on Opening Damian During a Pandemic, L.A.’s Many Cuisines, and More

Even in a region filled with thousands of restaurants, loncheros, taquerias, and other small family-run food businesses featuring myriad regional…

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Chef FeaturesNew York

Don’t Worry, New York: Anthony Mangieri’s Pizza Will Be Back Soon. (But He’s Not Leaving Jersey)

These days, one of America’s most celebrated pizzaioli can be found sleeping on the floor. Sometimes in his business partner’s…

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"Kalaya is about culture. It’s about authenticity. It’s about you coming to learn my cuisine." // Photo by Kae Lani Palmisano

Chef FeaturesPhiladelphia

Kalaya’s Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon Wants You to Understand Real Thai Food

My first meal at Kalaya started with shaw muang, ornate dumplings shaped like flowers and tinged blue with butterfly pea…

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Resy At HomeLondon

Rochelle Canteen’s At-Home Specials Concludes With One of Copenhagen’s Brightest Talents

It’s been a long week and Margot Henderson has spent almost every moment of it cooking, tweaking and adjusting recipes…

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The Road BackBoston

For This Chef, Transparency Is the Restaurant Industry’s Path Forward

Not very many business owners will open up their books to you, literally. But that’s exactly what Boston chef Irene…

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Chef FeaturesLondon

Black Joy, Our Greatest Form of Activism 

Marie Mitchell is the chef and co-founder of Island Social Club, a contemporary British Caribbean restaurant and bar that’s popped…

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