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Our Top Ten Bites from Taste of the Nation 2013

Chicago Amber Gibson Post a comment

More than 70 of Chicago's top chefs and restaurants come together in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to help support Share Our Strength's mission to end childhood hunger. More

12 Cocktails from Taste of the Nation, NYC

Drinks Jacqueline Raposo 6 comments

Toward the end of last night's Taste of the Nation event, we overheard an industry insider declare that the shaken and stirred cocktails trumped the plates we all gobbled up. As a team who conquered our fair share of sampling both, we had to agree that it was a tough call. More

Our 30 Favorite Bites from Taste of the Nation

New York Jacqueline Raposo 2 comments

Last night saw 82 Mercer packed with a huge food event for a good cause, and 59 restaurants came together with bartenders and wine purveyors for Taste of the Nation, benefiting Share Our Strength's "No Kid Hungry." Chefs Marc Murphy, George Mendes, Matt Lightner, Missy Robbins, and the like brought their A-games, and we stayed far later feasting and enjoying than we'd intended to. Here are the details of the 30 bites we savored. More

14 Bites from Taste of the Nation

New York Laura Togut Post a comment

Taste of the Nation brings together dozens of NYC's best eateries for a massive food fest benefit to raise funds and awareness for childhood hunger in America through the nonprofit organization Share Our Strength. Click through the slideshow to see some of the delicious bites we found there! More

33 Bites and Sips from Taste of the Nation, Los Angeles

Katie Robbins 4 comments

Octopus was the popular protein of choice at Taste of the Nation on Sunday in Los Angeles, while creamy custards dominated desserts, and cocktails tended toward gin and mint combos and beer floats. Check out everything we tried! All 33 bites and sips. More

Taste of the Nation, NYC: 10 Delicious Desserts

New York Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Even after all the savory dishes, the sweets at Taste of the Nation demanded our attention. Though spring rhubarb was a recurring theme, the stars were two non-rhubarb offerings: Telepan's incredibly delicate milk chocolate peanut buttermousse cake and Aquavit's blueberry soup with yogurt foam and egg made from goat cheese parfait with a sea buckthorn yolk. More

30 Savory Bites from Taste of the Nation, NYC

New York Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Monday's New York edition of Taste of the Nation proved to be an epic meal. The highlights among the savory dishes included an insanely rich Spanish mackerel crudo from the Union Square Cafe, a cup of creamy stracciatella with sea urchin, caviar, and nasturtium granita from Roberta's, and a suckling pig croqueta from Bar Basque that came with a dropper of salsa verde and a slow cooked quail egg. More

10 Sips from Taste of the Nation, NYC

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

When mixologists from Employees Only, Gramercy Park Hotel, Pegu Club, Vandaag, 1534, and Death & Co. (plus many others) are on hand shaking up cocktails, you know you're going to drink well. (Perhaps too well for a Monday night.) More

Events: Taste of the Nation NYC

New York Ed Levine Post a comment

Or, 'Pig Out to Feed Hungry People' Hunger relief organization Share Our Strength's annual Taste of the Nation New York City benefit is this Wednesday, May 14, at the Roseland Ballroom. SOS is a terrific organization that supports hunger-relief efforts... More

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