Cook Like a Local: Flavors That Can Change How You Cook and See the World

Written by one of Houston’s most acclaimed chefs, James Beard Award-winning Chris Shepherd, Cook Like a Local: Flavors That Can Change How You Cook and See the World transforms the commonly held perception that local food must be rooted in centuries-long preparation. For Shepherd, locality is quantified by proximity: “The last census showed that there is no longer a ‘majority’ in Houston. It’s a city of …

The James Beard Bow Tie

Made from 100% printed silk, the James Beard Bow Tie nods to the annual James Beard Foundation event with its kitchen utensil pattern. Tie The Knot, return host Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s advocacy organization, has released these limited edition items. Proceeds of the sales will support LGBTQ+ and other diversity initiatives from non-profits in the culinary community.

Word of Mouth: Drinking + Dining in Detroit

From art bars and speakeasies to Southeast Asian and American classics reborn, ten must stop spots from the Motor City

Everyone who visits Detroit wants to tell you about the city’s continued resurgence; perhaps even more so than the residents living through it and making it happen. Much of this fervor comes from the fact that the Motor City houses so many interesting bars and restaurants. And even the more conceptual ones—a macabre speakeasy or multimedia art installation and music venue, for example—deliver on quality. …