Salim Mehdi

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Tailor Made in Naples

What can style say about a place? Writer Tom Downey seeks out the hidden workshops that have been Naples’ source of elegance for generations.<p>I …

Can I Help You?

<i>The give and take of a 20-year friendship</i><p><b>Unfolding behind me,</b> completely ignored in this bewildering moment, is an isolated Philippine valley—a …

The New Taste of South Africa

<i>In wine country, a group of innovative chefs have ignited a culinary renaissance–and restored cultural pride.</i><p><b>I</b> <b>am lunching with South Africa’s leading</b> …

Arugula, Walnut, and Bleu Cheese Stuffed Portobellos and Food Day

I am honored to have been invited by Food Day, a food advocacy group that focuses on food justice and food education, to take part in a panel …

At the Market: Bitter Turnips and Smoked Garlic

I regularly visit the outdoors markets in Paris to do my shopping. It’s a lot nicer than the supermarket and I’ve gotten to know many of the vendors …

Dorie Greenspan's "Les Whoopies"

<i>All week long, the lovely Dorie Greenspan is serving as a Guest Editor here at Food52, sharing recipes and stories from her latest book, Baking Chez Moi. We're also giving away a copy each day! Because we want to give the gift of Dorie.</i><p><i>Today: How do you say "whoopie pies" in French?</i> Les Whoopie, <i>of</i> …

How to Turn Blanched Vegetables into Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Make like Executive Editor Kristen Miglore and keep blanched vegetables in your fridge</i> …

5 Regional Italian Comfort Foods

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: The Italians have mastered the art of comfort food. Here are five favorites to carry you through fall.</i><p>It might seem strange, but there is no word or …

Apple Pay setup step-by-step: It’s unsurprisingly easy and fast

Now that iOS 8.1 is available, it’s time to spend more money using Apple Pay. After updating my iPhone 6 software, I went into Passbook to set up …

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Cocktail Recipe

<i>Our latest contest is going to shake (or stir) things up. We're partnering with our friends at thebar.com to find the best cocktails out there -- and we need your help.</i><p>There’s nothing wrong with unwinding with a glass of wine after work or serving whiskey on the rocks to dinner guests. But when you …