Boiled, fried, grilled or baked, there are lots of ways to enjoy one of our favorite seafood delights — shrimp. Because these crustaceans are easy to fish for, they’ve been a (tasty) mainstay on restaurant menus around the world for years Today, the nation’s top chefs are continuing to answer the call, creating all sorts of ways for you to dig into this beloved “fruit of the sea.”
A popular ingredient in dishes of all seasons and from all parts of the world, sausage is an incredibly versatile food. It complements a wide range of seasonings and ingredients, displaying unique flavors that pair well with many global cuisines. But with so many different types of sausage out there, how do you choose? Get to know the most popular types of sausage across regions so you can be the most knowledgeable one at the table, no matter what you’re eating.
Karen Leibowitz is the co-founder and Director of Communications for The Perennial in San Francisco. Along with her husband and business partner, Anthony Myint, she runs a restaurant dedicated to progressive farming and sustainable design — complete with a fish-filled aquarium, menus made of 100% recycled paper and an energy-efficient, all-LED lighting system.
It’s hard to imagine life without pickles — those crunchy delights straight out of the jar, the tangy, sweet surprises tucked into a burger, or the sliced spears served fresh, ready for the tasting on the side of your plate. When we hear the word “pickle” we tend to think of the classic cucumber variety (which goes by “gherkin” if you’re passing through the UK or Ireland), but there are plenty of other pickled foods, like vegetables, fruits and even meats, that can make the transformation, too.
Vodka and gin are both grain-based spirits with a rich tradition of European distilling. Vodka is often associated with Russia; famous premium brands such as Stolichnaya, Russian Standard and Smirnoff were founded there. The Russians trace their vodka production all the way back to the late 9th century. Gin on the other hand is a relative newcomer.
Bacon’s not just for your morning routine anymore. Though traditionally served with eggs and sausage as part of a full breakfast, over the past few years, bacon dishes (and drinks!) have been showing up at all times of day, ranging everything from creative salads to thirst-quenching cocktails.
Looking to switch up your seafood routine? Octopus has become a popular mainstay in restaurants of all cuisine types, including Italian, Spanish and French. And we couldn’t be happier! When prepared well, the resulting flavor — both slightly sweet and reminiscent of the salty sea — can’t be beat. Check out a few of our favorite octopus dishes in NYC.
Orange cocktails are juicy, refreshing and a fun way to get part of your daily dose of vitamin C! Whether you like yours spiked with tequila, Campari or whiskey, stay hydrated all summer long with drinks that are as tasty as they are thirst-quenching.
Summer is getting even sweeter as vibrant citrus flavors and lush berries are bursting onto the scene. Stay out just a little later for juicy fruit desserts and squeeze the cooling flavors of lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit — or the taste of fresh berries — into your day.
Lobster and bread are two of our favorite foods on their own. But what happens when you put them together, like the inspired geniuses at Perry’s of Milford, Connecticut did for the first time in 1929? You get an even tastier treat — lobster sandwiches.