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Katy Andersen

Eric Ripert at Le Bernardin

Eric Ripert discusses his knives, his family and being the stubborn “Antichrist” of the sommelier. [Read more…]

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Katy Andersen

Michael Pollan

I’m thrilled. It’s 10 am on Monday morning, and Michael Pollan has just told me the best news I’ve heard in a while: he’s got a new book coming out. [Read more…]

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Mindy Joyce

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It only took watching Diane Lane speed down the Amalfi Coast road towards Positano to convince me to go to Southern Italy, and that particular scene in Under the Tuscan Sun still wows me every time. With an aerial view of the sparkling Mediterranean, the dramatic backdrop of sheer cliffs; the series of small sundrenched towns; and the windy road that weaves between – the entire scene had me sold. If anyone still didn’t know about Positano, they certainly would after watching that film. [Read more…]

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Katy Andersen

Spring means fresh, juicy strawberries.

I was at the market last weekend with a mission. I set out with a fork, a bottle of water, and a fistful of dollars to eat my way through some of New York City’s open-air food and farmers’ markets. [Read more…]

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Mindy Joyce

At Appleton Estate

Getting to know your rum goes way beyond sipping Piña Coladas and Mojitos at a fancy resort – especially when you have the chance to spend a few hours with Joy Spence, the Master Blender at Appleton Estate in Jamaica. [Read more…]

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