Food

Thirty Years Younger

Three decades after Thomas Keller reinvigorated The French Laundry in Napa, California, the eatery still remains one of the best in the world. Michael Minnillo, the restaurant's oldest employee turned general manger, explains why.

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Joshua Glass

Marcus Cuffie’s Braised Chicken Thighs

The stylist’s version of this simple yet refined main course is a crowd-pleaser.

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Awol Erizku’s Roasted Branzino

This flavorful recipe originally from Wolfgang Puck has become a staple in the Los Angeles-based artist’s kitchen.

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Flourless Fudge

The high profile Danish architect Bjarke Ingels prefers a classic New York dessert, chocolate cake from the River Cafe.

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More Air

At Matilda in Upstate, New York, Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske find room to breathe—and crisp potatoes.

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Ella Quittner

An Evening at Atelier Crenn

In San Francisco, Veuve Clicquot and Dominique Crenn’s flower child of a dinner party sets the stage for the Champagne maison’s latest vintage.

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Meka Boyle

LA’s Finest Chile Rellenos

New York-based artist Ser Serpas shares a taste of her hometown staple, made with love by her grandmother

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Benedict Brink’s Family Spinach Pie

When the London-based photographer is hungry for a taste of home, she turns to her parents’ handwritten instructions for this rustic pastry.

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In Defense of Chopped

Little time and less ingredients creates culinary pressure—and inspiration?

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Ella Quittner

Cruz Valdez’s Jack Fruit Salad

A refreshing vegan dish keeps the New York-based photographer connected to her California roots. 

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Florentine on Fifth Avenue

 A new restaurant opens inside Bergdorf Goodman in collaboration with porcelain maison Ginori 1735.

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Lila Gamble

Home Cooking

In the heart of Portland, Oregon, where the culinary scene is as eclectic as the city itself, Gregory Gourdet interweaves centuries of history with his own memories. For Family Style No. 1, the James Beard Award-winning chef has imagined a unique three-course menu that is as powerful as it is personal.

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Sophia Roe

A Martini Fit for a Matriarch

David Eardley’s grandmother has influenced his taste from design to cocktails.

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Make it a Double

Peter Pan’s old fashioned Frankenstein is sensational without shock value.

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Ella Quittner

Gisela Williams’ Taste of Bali

 The Berlin-based writer shares a recipe for burbur injun, or black rice pudding, that was passed down to her during her time in Ubud, Bali.

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Convenience and Comfort

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Photographer François Coquerel returns to a modest yet nostalgic classic: instant noodle soup.

If You Can’t Stand the Heat

Khushbu Shah's debut cookbook is the only convincing you need to stay inside this summer and try your hand at Indian American delicacies.

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Ella Quittner

Tina Isaac-Goizé’s Timeless Parisian Cake

The story behind the writer’s go-to financier cake recipe includes a Parisian neighbor and a psychic. 

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Glenn Adamson’s Perfect Pepper

A reverence design shines through everything the curator and author touches, including his preferred plate.

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Jesus Take the Falafel

At Saffy’s in Los Angeles, go with the flow—and order extra flatbread.

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Ella Quittner

Whitney Mallet’s GG’s Leek Soup

The New York-based writer shares her great-grandmother’s recipe for this fragrant comfort food. 

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Sumayva Vally’s Samosa Tradition

The architect and founder of Counterspace shares her childhood memories of hours spent folding sculptural pastry. 

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Dining Decisions

A noncommittal referral and blocks of over-appealing options in Galway, Ireland left vacationer Ella Quittner wondering if Daróg should be the first of three dinners. But the boutique wine bar changed her mind.  

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Ella Quittner

No Bad Days

Francis Mallmann has lived many lives. He’s pioneered open-fire cooking, built his own restaurants from the ground up—plus a museum—and even picked up embroidery. Through it all, Family Style's Summer 2024 guest chef has learned lessons that make life a little sweeter.

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Sophia Roe

Straight to the Point Point

A delicious Filipino pop-up at New York’s WSA building brought together artists, performers, and lechon-enthusiasts.

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Ella Quittner

Rose Courteau’s Sweet Tooth

When the Brooklyn-based writer is craving something sweet but easy to make, she whips up her mother’s recipe for chocolate pudding.

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Brandon Ndife’s Soul-Satisfying Soup

The New York-based artist shares a recipe for the classic Nigerian dish: ogbono soup.

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