From the Founders of Torst and Luksus: Food & Beer

A beautifully photographed new book illuminates the culinary creative process

by Adrienne So Due for release in May, “Food & Beer” is a beautifully written and photographed book that—despite its name—is difficult to categorize. It is not strictly a cookbook. While it does contain recipes for nachos and Welsh rarebit, or an open-faced grilled cheese, many of its recipes—like a dish of pork, chrysanthemum and rutabaga—are written for other chefs, with measurements in grams and …

Nikon Coolpix A

We put the powerful point-and-shoot to the test at Chef Daniel Burns' new restaurant Luksus

Thanks to Instagram, in 2013 everybody is a food photographer. The plethora of filters the social app provides has undoubtedly contributed to making culinary still lifes more visually intriguing, but it’s done little to heighten the medium of photography itself. Nikon aims to improve this with their recently-released Coolpix A, a compact point-and-shoot that packs a large APS-C sensor (typically used in their D-SLR cameras) …