Books

Kristine Kidd - March 31, 2013

Kristine Kidd — who was food editor of Bon Appetit for 20 years — just released her newest cookbook Weeknight Gluten Free, a sequel to her bes


Lidia Bastianich at Port Jeff Station in November - October 26, 2012

Celebrity Chef Lidia Bastianich will appear  at Uncle Giuseppe’s in Port Jefferson Station on Wednesday November 14, 2012… at 5:30pm to sig


Book Signing with Kevin Zraly at Bedell Cellars - October 10, 2011

Bedell Cellars will host Kevin Zraly this Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at 36255 Main Road in Cutchague, NY. Zraly — author of World Compl


Zagat Connecticut Restaurants Survey 2011 Just Released - June 22, 2011

Zagat just released the 2011/12 Connecticut Restaurants Survey ($14.95) with 902 restaurants surveyed by 4,146 local diners.
Some highligh


Day of Honey - March 31, 2011

Day of Honey is a new book by author Annia Ciezadlo. The writing is a Memoir of Food, Love, and War, called a “a winsome new memoir” by the New Yo…


Knife Skills Made Easy - November 18, 2010

Most of us have a favorite knife we like to use but how much do we really know about it or how to use it properly? Zwilling J.A. Henckels Complete Boo…


IACP Cookbook Awards Call for Entries - October 7, 2010

Authors and publishers are invited to submit their books for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) 2011 Cookbook A…


CLK Recipe Book - May 12, 2010

Sick of your crappy little kitchen? So was Jennifer Schaertl, so she decided to write a book about making gourmet meals in her crappy little kitc…


Making the Most of the Farmers’ Market - April 12, 2010

The editors of Southern Living magazine have compiled Farmers Market Cookbook: A Fresh Look at Local Flavor (March 16, $29.95),  with recipe…

James Beard 2010 Cookbook Award Nominees - April 1, 2010

The James Beard Foundation recently announced the final nominees for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards for cookbooks published in Engli…


“The New Book of Soups” by the Culinary Institute of America - March 19, 2010

The Culinary Institute of America (the food CIA) has updated one of their cookbooks to create The New Book of Soups… (Lebhar-Friedman $35.00) wi


Michelin-Star Update 2010 - October 30, 2009

The 2010 Michelin Guide was released this month with a number of enhancements, including new symbols highlighting restaurants with:…

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New York Edition: La Palapa Serves Up Antojitos - October 29, 2009


Dinner at La Palapa was a must after meeting chef owner Barbara Sibley at Share’s sixth annual A Second Helping of Life… in September and sampli


Tabasco Community Cookbook Awards: Call for Entries - August 11, 2009

Did your non-profit organization publish a community cookbook in 2008 or 2009?
If so, consider entering it in the 20th annual Tabasco Communit


Grilling: The Reading Essentials - July 3, 2009

I recently came across the Barnes & Noble Review, an online publication offering appraisals of current books, music, and films. The site p…


Double Accolades for WineWise: Your Complete Guide To Understanding, Selecting, and Enjoying Wine - May 13, 2009

Last month WineWise: Your Complete Guide To Understanding, Selecting, and Enjoying Wine …by Steven Kolpan, Brian H. Smith and Michael A. Weiss


eat like there’s no tomorrow – Hans Rueffert - March 31, 2009

I recently had the pleasure of attending a dinner at a great local seafood restaurant, C & S Oyster Bar. The event, hosted by Toren Anderson M…


The Women’s Advantage: A Page-A-Day Calendar of Advice - October 28, 2008

Earlier this year Mary Cantando approached me — and literally hundreds of other woman business owners who are members of the National Speake…


NYC Michelin-Star Update - October 14, 2008

The just released New York City 2009 MICHELIN guide bestowed even more stars upon Big Apple restaurants.  Currently there are 31 holding a one…


The Secret Power of Blogging - May 12, 2008

A blog?
When I first contacted ContentRobot — the company who built BOTB — a blog was furthest from my mind. What I wanted was a website with a w…


The Best of the Best Dining - March 21, 2008

Bet you thought with that title, this would be about a new Zagat survey. Not!
“Opinionated About Fine Dining Survey 2008: The 100 Best Res…


Pity It’s Not Scratch and Sniff! Introducing TasteBook - October 29, 2007

CondéNet (the internet unit of Condé Nast) has invested in TasteBook, a startup that binds recipes culled from its cooking site, Epicurious…


Star Gazing: New Michelin Guides - October 9, 2007

Not surprisingly, Per Se, Le Bernardin and Jean Georges each kept their three Michelin stars in the just released New York City guide (October 1…