Little Tong Noodle Shop's popular chicken soup.

New York City’s Ever-Evolving Chinese Food Scene

Most Americans have a deeply personal relationship with Chinese food. Some of us have inherited ties to ancient regional Chinese culinary traditions. Others are devoted to wildly inauthentic

Everyday Dal packages and Indian ingredients

How Indians Unlock the Power of Spice

My pet theory about why Indian food doesn’t catch fire is because unlike other Asian cuisines, Indian cooking doesn’t rely on sugar for flavor. Take Japanese sushi rice, Thai coconut curries, Korean

The stunning Douro Valley is just a day trip from Portugal's second-largest city, Porto.

Five Reasons Portugal is a Culinary Traveler’s Haven

Here are five reasons culinary travelers should head to Portugal. Dessert First Lucy, our tour guide from Culinary Backstreets, fills us in on the fact that the Portuguese have an enormous penchant

Hattie B's serves authentic Nashville hot chicken.

Pro Travel Tips from 72 Hours in Nashville

My suggestion is to plan 30 days out; you’ll usually get a fair flight price and enough available restaurant reservations. Always secure a great dinner; you can “wing” the rest. Here’s my process for

Colorful carrots line a farmers market stall.

Five Ways to Taste Fall Flavors with ICE

Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs Indian food expert Maya Kaimal founded an eponymous food and product line in 2003 and has written two cookbooks, and a variety of articles and recipes. The Julia Child

Tomatoes are offered at the Greenmarket at Oculus Plaza.

The Benefits of Market Visits

This all started when I worked with the legendary chef Alain Chapel in a small town outside of Lyon, France. Chef Chapel would personally cart the ingredients we used in his kitchen from the markets

Sunset over King Estate in Oregon.

The Price of Curiosity: Studying for the Master of Wine Exam

What measurable benefit do I get by shooting for the apex of wine education? The coveted “MW” initials earned by only 370 candidates in the world? That’s a good question; one I ask myself each time I

fresh vegetables displayed at greenmarket

Eliminating Waste and Hunger Through Education

As chefs, we don’t always realize the hardship of not having access to food, let alone the ability to source fresh ingredients. You'd be surprised to learn how many urban and rural areas don’t have

ICE Graduates Win at the 2018 James Beard Awards

The 2018 James Beard Award Winners Announced

ICE alum Chef Missy Robbins (Culinary, '95) won big at the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards. The chef-owner of perpetually packed Brooklyn restaurant, Lilia, took the title for Best

Rick Bayless teaches how to make the perfect margarita on a cold day

Rick Bayless' Tips on Guacamole and Margaritas

For colder months, Bayless warms the flavor of margaritas with the addition of ginger and tops things off with a bit of festive bubbly. When it comes to guacamole, he trades out tasteless winter

chef bill telepan in ICE hydroponic garden

Learning to Love Leftovers

This project made me think about my creative process, and the need to adjust last minute when creating a meal. Two examples come to mind. Recently, I helped Rick Moonen, a Las Vegas-based chef (and

chef speaking to a cook in the restaurant

Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

Eventually, the waitress quit. The damages were both personal — she was threatened, demeaned and harassed — and professional, as her experience both ended her career at that restaurant and negatively

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