Can A Vegan Diet Give You All You Need? German Nutritionists Say 'Nein'

Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.

Don't Call It 'The New Ramen': Why Pho Is Central To Vietnamese Identity

Pho has a rich role in Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American, and now, American culture. That's why a video featuring a white chef explaining how to eat pho as the next trendy food angered so many.

The Largest Local Sampling of Food and Wine Happens This Weekend

The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival is here! We've introduced you to many of the players. Now it's time to get excited for the big event, and if you haven't already, get your tickets today!

Bourbon Milk Punch: A Southern Classic Infused With North East Character

Evan Harrison, co-owner and bar manager of State Park and Mamaleh’s, mixes New Orleans tradition with New England love and creates the perfect cocktail to pair with Ms. Hepburn's brownies.

Food Industry Leaders Talk Trash (As In, Food Waste)

Until the festival begins on September 15th, we'll be introducing you to the chefs, wineries, brewers, and industry leaders lending local flavor to the big event. Here's another great reason to get your tickets today. 

Local Pastry Heavyweights Weigh In On Katharine Hepburn's Brownie Recipe

If you want a brownie recipe, open just about any cookbook or food blog. But if you want to know what local pastry chefs think about Katharine Hepburn’s brownie recipe, look no further. 

Dress Up Your Desserts With Buttermilk Ice Cream

"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun!" - Katharine Hepburn. This ice cream recipe is truly as spirited and unique as the lady herself.

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies Are Just As Iconic As She Is

You didn't know the spirited New England-born actress had a sweet tooth? Neither did we, until WGBH's arts editor Jared Bowen brought out her famous brownie recipe. And not only did we make them, we made our own version of them.

The Future of Local Seafood

Until the festival begins on September 15th, we'll be giving you a sneak peak into the presenters lending local flavor to the big event. Here's another enticing installment. 

Can You Turn Scraps Into Premium Products?

Entrepreneurs hope that, instead of paying bottom dollar for produce that might otherwise have ended up in the landfill, customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.

Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movement

Modern bakeries rely on industrial mills for their flour. But a small and growing number of bakers, chefs and pasta makers are making their own flour with the age-old method of stone milling.

Exploring Greek Wines (and Bubbly!)

Until the festival begins on September 15th, we'll be introducing you to the chefs, restaurants, wineries and brewers giving local flavor to the big event. Here's another sparkling installment. 

Green Mountain State Takes Boston

Until the festival begins on September 15th, we'll be introducing you to the chefs, restaurants, wineries, and brewers that will bring local flavor to the big event. 

You Can Eat It Here And There: Green Eggs And Ham Are Everywhere (On Menus)

The Dr. Seuss book that made the dish famous turns 56 this month. But what does this meal taste like in real life? Chefs across the U.S. are tackling the question.

Creamed, Canned And Frozen: How The Great Depression Revamped U.S. Diets

During the Depression, cheap, nutritious and filling food was prioritized — often at the expense of taste. Jane Ziegelman and Andy Coe, authors of A Square Meal, discuss food trends of the time.

From Darkroom To Kitchen: A Time Capsule Of Recipes From Midcentury Photographers

Ansel Adams' poached eggs. William Eggleston's cheese grits casserole. Four decades after being hidden away in a museum, a collection of images and recipes from famed artists finally sees the light.

Fishing And Foraging: How To Catch Your Seafood, Ethically

Fisherman Kirk Lombard's new book teaches people to fish and forage along the northern California coast, while urging them to harvest in moderation, follow regulations and respect sea creatures.

Master Chef Turns Leftovers Into Fine Dining For Brazil's Hungry

World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura is putting his culinary skills to use with a world-class soup kitchen in Rio de Janeiro.

The Colony-Killing Mistake Backyard Beekeepers Are Making

Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.

How Many Calories Do Olympic Athletes Need?

To Olympians, food is fuel, and mileage may vary. Depending on their sport, contenders need to consume anywhere between 1,200 to 8,000 calories before competing.