Association of Food Journalists 2013 Winners

By Mo Krochmal | Via Eater, Thursday, September 19, 2013 Winners announced in September at the AFJ conference in Park City Utah.

Investing in a little piece of produce

On Oct. 24, Caroline Stephens, a first-year environmental studies graduate student at the University of Montana, picked her way through a long table …

Farming

Old Nordic

I looked down at the array of dishes on my “Swedish Sampler” during this year’s St. Lucia Festival at the American Swedish Historical Museum in …

Christmas

My Endangered Dinner

In the Cayman Islands, there’s chicken, and then there’s what the locals refer to as the “other white meat”: endangered sea turtle.<p>Most vacationers …

Creative Commons

FEAST Magazine 2012 | A&K Cooperage

YouTube

Making sausage: Local Italians gather to preserve meat as well as traditions from the Old Country

The mercury has dipped to 18 degrees when Leon Panella pads into his garage in Prospect, Butler County, at about 8 a.m. on a recent, snowy Saturday. …

Pittsburgh

Foie And Its Discontents | News | Features

At The French Laundry, Thomas Keller has been known to either poach whole foie gras in truffle juice or roast it, as shown here. <br>Click image to view …

Hudson Valley

The Food-Critic Father

“Welcome to my world,” my friend Laura said when I called to tell her my wife and I were having a baby.<p>“You mean the world of early-morning feedings …

Washington D.C.

Cupcakes that say love

When my two sisters and I were little, my mother told us she loved us with words, hugs and strawberry frosted cupcakes. They weren't the only food …

Long Island

The Baker In The Rye | News | Features

Still the best way to cut dense rugbrød: Camilla Plum's family heirloom hand-cranked slicing machine. <br>Click image to view more.<p>The Baker in the</b> …

Gluten

Second Life: What Happens to Old and Expired Supermarket Products

<i>It doesn't all end up in the trash. Once food hits its sell-by date, many markets donate products to food banks or sell them to salvage stores.</i><p>As darkness falls, your local supermarket becomes a hive of activity. From canned vegetables and salad dressings to fresh fruits and deli meats, countless …

Second Life

Everywhere at Once: Chef Geoff Tracy’s Data-Driven Empire

The most remarkable thing about Geoff Tracy’s restaurants is<br>how unremarkable they are.<p>There’s nothing in the room or on the plate at any of his …

Washington D.C.

SLIDESHOWS<p>A Second Shot<p>Pin It<p>How Scott Carey finally found his calling – and why it just might lead to the best cup of coffee this town has ever …

Email

The great state of barbecue

Daniel Vaughn says he'll pretty much stop under any sign in Texas that says "barbecue" or "smoked meat" on the off chance of finding "that diamond in …

The psychology of cupcakes

As the Modern Cupcake Moment swirls into its second decade, America just might have to admit that what we’re dealing with — 669.4 million sold from October 2010 to October 2011, according to the market research firm NPD — is not a fad. It’s an enduring love affair.<p>“Cupcake culture has been iconic …

Cupcakes

On Our Plate

As much as cheese and dairy products are revered in southeastern Wisconsin, you'd think Milwaukee had been a dairy mecca from the very beginning. Not …

Milwaukee

Letter from France: Of olives and hard work

AUTIGNAC, FRANCE -- If figs look like foreign interlopers in this dry place, dusty green olive trees, with their voluptuous fruit and dark tropical …

Minneapolis

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