Why Teens Need a Strict Parent


Being strict is easy when it’s other people’s kids. We hear a kid whining in the toy aisle and the mom caves, handing him the toy. You listen to the neighbors complain about their daughter’s defiance of their rules. The nightly news shows the faces of teens who committed a crime and now have a record to follow them. “Well, ...

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Zachary Engel: "We Want to Express Our Heritage"


Zachary Engel started cooking back in 2009 in what he says was a quick attempt to make some “extra beer money in College”. Last night, the Jewish American chef joined the likes of David Chang and Grant Achatz when he was awarded the James Beard Rising Star Award.  Engel is the Chef De Cusine at the Shay restaurant in New ...

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Anthony Bourdain: "Timing is Everything"


Anthony Bourdain has one of the most enviable jobs in food. Since the release of his explosive tell all book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly in 2000, which lifted the lid on the excesses of the restaurant industry and gave the pot a great big stir, the chef, author and broadcaster has been touring the world, making some ...

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Design is Served at Milan Design Week 2017 | Gallery


As usual, this year’s edition of the Milano Design Week has satisfied the highest expectations: from 4 to 9 April, a densely packed programme of events, exhibitions and meetings focused on the variegated world of design were held all over the city, from the design district downtown to the actual Salone del Mobile, at the trade fair pole of Rho. ...

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Involved Dads Strengthen the Couple’s Relationship


If you visit any playground, children’s sports game or peer competition, you will undoubtedly see that one parent pushing their child to climb just a little higher, run just a little faster and try just a little harder. While mothers hold the critical role of challenging their children with a gentle and nurturing hand, fathers teach kids to push boundaries, ...

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Quique Dacosta: "My Kitchen is My Language"


Quique Dacosta is a true food scholar. Throughout Diálogos de Cocina (Kitchen Dialogues) 2017, the food symposium in San Sebastián that brings together a small group of chefs, writers and food thinkers every two years to talk, evaluate, forge new friendships and connections, and party a little – this year, speakers included Joan Roca, Dominique Crenn and Ruth Reichl – the ...

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7 Ways to Spot a Lie


Whether you are talking to your child, a spouse, co-worker or friend, you may find yourself questioning their genuineness and wondering if they are telling the truth from time-to-time. Whether it’s debunking a little white fib or uncovering a large-scale lie, it is important to be able to tell when people are not telling the truth. Here are seven ways ...

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Le Strade Della Mozzarella 2017 Paestum Highlights


Ten years of Le Strade Della Mozzarella – The Roads of Mozzarella, the haute cuisine Italian food congress that has travelled from London to New York and Milan returned back to its roots for the grand finale in southern Italy’s Paestum on 19 and 20 April. As always, the event attracted participation from a collection of Italian and international chefs ...

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Janez Bratovž, the Forerunner of Slovenian Food


Chef Janez Bratovž is at home in the kitchen. When he’s at home, he’s thinking about the kitchen, what he’ll cook next, which ingredients will be best at market, how to tweak one of his specialties to take it up to an even higher level. All that hard work has paid off. His eponymous restaurant, JB restaurant in Ljubljana, is located ...

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The New Borders of Floating Farms


While there has been a lot of talk recently about vertical farming, which has made locally grown produce and earth friendliness into a movement as well as a business, the latest development in urban gardening comes from the Netherlands. It all springs from a fact that is so obvious as to be almost banal: 71% of the earth surface is ...

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