Leah Chase, Ambassador of Creole Food and Activism, Dies at 96

The world is mourning the loss of icon Leah Chase, who brightened her community in ways beyond serving up classic Creole cuisine.

21 Chefs Bringing Foraged Ingredients to the Table

Chefs across the globe are turning to an ancient practice for many of their ingredients: foraging the landscapes around them. By searching for herbs, fruits, roots, petals, and more from the wild, these chefs not only create fresh, flavorful dishes, but can also champion sustainable practices, indigenous produce, and a sense of adventure.

Preserving Africa’s Cultural Heritage at the Dinner Table

Changing lifestyles and a reliance on imported food is eroding traditional cuisine in Ghana. Through food across the continent, this Ghanaian chef is celebrating and preserving Africa’s culinary heritage, one yassa, maboke, or fonio jollof at a time.

Seed-to-Farm-to-Table: Dan Barber Introduces His New Enterprise, Row 7

Ten years ago, Dan Barber was having a conversation in his kitchen with Michael Mazourek, a Cornell University seed breeder, about growing a more flavorful butternut squash. This collaboration is the starting point for Barber’s new company, Row 7, which will bring together chefs and seed breeders from around the country to develop new varieties of vegetables.

Culture of Harassment Rife in Restaurant Industry

New Orleans restaurateur and celebrity chef John Besh has resigned from the Besh Restaurant Group after allegations of sexual harassment across several of his restaurants.