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The 10 Dishes That Made My Career: Aarón Sánchez

Most New Yorkers didn’t know a chipotle pepper from a habanero until pioneering chef Zarela Martinez introduced them to sophisticated regional Mexican cooking. Martinez, a native of Chihuahua,…

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The Problem with Hip-Hop at Restaurants

“They have a ridiculous dry-aged burger, and they play a ton of Biggie.” Swap around a few details in that sentence (the burger could be a "killer chicken-liver mousse,” Biggie could be…

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The Rise (Ahem) of the #SommBoner

Chefs experience it at the mere mention of “umami,” and bartenders get it when their barrel-aged Manhattans come out of the oak tasting rounder and fuller than any drink made à la minute. But for …

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The 10 Dishes That Made My Career: Emeril Lagasse

If you ever flipped on the Food Network in the '90s, long before spiky-haired Guy Fieri and lithe Giada De Laurentiis were hightailing it to diners and whipping up spe-geyhhtt-i, you couldn't…