Fine Dining with Food Scraps at wastED

From juice-pulp burgers to dumpster dive salads, the pop-up at NYC's Blue Hill restaurant is serving delicious food waste

Local, seasonal ingredients weren’t enough for Chef Dan Barber of iconic NYC farm-to-table restaurant Blue Hill. Long invested in the future of food and ethical consumption, Barber has a new experiment called wastED: a pop-up running through 31 March 2015 that transforms his Greenwich Village venue into a unique dining experience where food waste and reuse are the guests of honor. From the candles made …

Live Music and Russian Fare at Moscow 57

The eclectic venue sparks NYC's artistic camaraderie in the Lower East Side

Restaurant and music venue Moscow 57 reverberates with the spirit of NYC’s Lower East Side. It is a natural extension of founder Ellen Kaye’s lineage, whose family owned the city’s famed Russian Tea Room for 50 years. Kaye herself is an accomplished entertainer who has performed at another 57th Street landmark, Carnegie Hall. Alongside her partners, Executive Chef Seth Goldman and Entertainment Producer Ethan Fein, …

Word of Mouth: Lyon, France

Our introductory guide to France's gastronomic capital

France’s second-largest metropolitan area may be well-known for its historic lights festival every December—but when the sun rises, Lyon will take you by surprise. Stumble upon ancient Roman amphitheaters dating to 15 BC (which transform into an outdoor concert venue every summer for the Nuits de Fourvière festival); its historic Renaissance district, named Vieux Lyon and the newly developed Confluence area featuring 21st century architectural …