Puff Piece

Washington Post Magazine

For Ybor City in Florida, a historic cigar town faces a cloudy future.


Beyond Ragù

Table Matters

Outside of the classics, many of Italy’s traditional pastas include surprising ingredients – and these unusual dishes deserve more attention.


A Fruitful Dinner

Table Matters

I’ve always made meals out of my summer fruit binges. And this year, I was especially captivated by Italy’s traditional berry and melon risottos.


Food for Thought

Washington Post Magazine

Eating moss, kelp, weeds, raw shellfish, and dirt at Copenhagen’s Noma, the most provocative restaurant in the world.


Schnitzel Happens

Table Matters

Eating veal in America can be…uncomfortable. But for me, there are few dishes more comforting than wiener schnitzel.