Climate change has brought erratic rainfall and poor harvests to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.
Worshipful female followers fought for the Mad Monk's leftover bread crusts. His infamous sweet tooth led to his death. Or did it? A century later, rumors about Russia's czarina whisperer still swirl.
Sometimes in life, things are just obvious. Like the desire for Crepe Cake. What might not be so obvious is how easy it can be to make.
At Syria Supper Club, women from refugee families cook elaborate feasts, and Americans host the meals.
The competition pits 24 chefs against each other and is billed as the "most demanding and prestigious reward in world gastronomy," started by legendary French chef Paul Bocuse.
Elisha Siegel explores the challenging world of restaurant ownership and finds out it can be a real slugfest.
It took years of heated debate, but the federal government has finally decided just how much living space an organic chicken should have.
The Yiddish word "haimish" means"home-like, friendly, folksy" and that's just what you'll get at this modern take on all things deli-kitsch. That, and the most delicious pastrami this side of NY.
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care, rather than relying solely on medications.
Marie-Antoine Carême died 184 years ago today. But in his short lifetime, he would forever revolutionize French haute cuisine and gain worldwide fame. Some of his concepts are still in use.
Ocean algae is plentiful and grows rapidly, and most of it is safe to eat. People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.
With a bad case of Winter Blues, Elisha Siegel travels to Dorchester to sample from the neighborhood's best West Indian spots.
At Johne Bowne High School in Queens, along with literature and math, some 600 city public school students also learn the basics of farming, wine-making, aquaculture and other skills.
Conner Bottling Works used to be one of about 60 bottlers in New Hampshire. Now this fifth-generation, family-owned and run business is the last independent soda maker standing in the state.
Warm. Hearty. Easy. And, yes, even healthy. This spiced red lentil dish packs all the warmth and comfort of a slow-cooked stew into a weeknight-friendly vegetarian meal.
Brought to America by enslaved West Africans, the Carolina African runner was a defining taste of the antebellum South. Now, from just 40 remaining seeds, it's come back from the brink of extinction.
David Fisher's farm is a kind of American Dream. Not the conventional one of upward economic mobility. This is the utopian version, the uncompromising pursuit of a difficult agrarian ideal.
The iconic deli in midtown Manhattan is closing its doors after nearly 80 years in business. Its oversized sandwiches defined a certain kind of New York restaurant.
In Spain, as the clock strikes midnight, people gobble 12 grapes in quick succession, with wishes for the new year. Only then, they go out to party all night long.
Make reservations, not ham. From a comfortable beer bar to a classic castle, your choices for eating out on Christmas go far beyond the obvious.