Six Thoughtful New Cookbooks

Elevate your home chef skills with these diverse guides

More than how-to guides, cookbooks tell stories—whether it’s once-lost traditions or modern-day innovations. In these recently published cookbooks, readers can learn secret family recipes, inventive plant-based dishes, clever fermented fare and much more. And, beyond the delicious dishes, each of these creative books tell a unique tale—from a love letter to Detroit, to a thoughtful approach to dining solo—that will simultaneously elevate your kitchen skills. A …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Eat, Drink + Be Merry

Presents for kitchen rookies, expert cooks, and those who burn toast

Whether it’s a kitchen innovation, guide to restaurant design, incredible wine, whiskey with a story or finding a really tasty snack, food and booze encompasses discovery and joy. In our Eat, Drink + Be Merry Gift Guide, we’re celebrating the adventure of it all with our favorite treats, drinks, kitchen tools, cookbooks and more. If you’re buying for an expert home chef, a rookie cook, …

New Cookbooks from Los Angeles

Stories from the thriving Southern California culinary scene

The recent opening of Now Serving Cookbook & Culinary Shop brings together the best books by Los Angeles chefs and food writers, as well as a carefully curated selection of cookbooks highlighting food from around the world. Ken Conception and Michelle Mungcal opened their Chinatown store in a complex that’s already popular with food adventurers willing to stand in line at Howling Ray’s for Nashville …