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San Francisco: Snapshots from Choke, a Cynar and Artichoke Pop-Up Dinner

For Morgan Schick and Eric Quilty, creating food-and-cocktail pairings was always part of the game plan. Schick (of the Mission's Trick Dog) and Quilty (of East Bay Spice Company) banded together in 2010 to form Jupiter Olympus, a cocktail consulting group. At Choke, an artichoke-themed dinner hosted by Cynar, they paired 5 cocktails with food from Chris Kronner of Kronnerburger and Kevin Cimino of St. Vincent. More

Best Bites from San Diego Beer Week's Chef Celebration, Torrey Pines

San Diego has been even sudsier than usual lately, as over 500 beer events—including special dinners, brewery tours, and pint nights—took place all over the city during the 4th annual San Diego Beer Week. Crowds clamored to the sold-out closing event, the SDBW and Chef Celebration Beer Garden at Torrey Pines. The tasting event partners local craft breweries with San Diego's top chefs. More

Scenes From Euphoria 2012: The Southern Food, Wine, and Music Festival in Greenville, SC

Some of the highlights of the weekend's events were Friday night's Taste of the South, featuring tastes from the best local restaurants accompanied by a large outdoor country music concert; Saturday's Tasting Showcase, which featured local food and beverage markers; Sunday's Jazz brunch; as well as wine seminars, cooking demos, and more. Euphoria flew in top chefs from New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and all over the south to participate in the cooking demos, cook-offs, and to cook side-by-side with Greenville's best chefs for a series of guest chef dinners. Check out highlights from the weekend! More

10 Sips from Taste of the Nation, NYC

The New York edition of Taste of the Nation not only brings together top chefs from around the city, but also talented bartenders from some of the best spots for cocktails in NYC. They were shaking and stirring all night, serving up delicious drinks to go along with the event's remarkable food offerings. Highlights included a bramble variation from Employees Only, an Averna, tequila, and ancho chile cocktail from The Wayland, and a classic Boulevardier from Raines Law Room. More

16 Dishes That We Loved at the City Harvest Bid Against Hunger Gala

At Serious Eats, we're all about food. And even when we're not reading or writing about it, we're perhaps thinking, idealizing, and dreaming about it. But we're also cognizant of the millions of New Yorkers who don't have ready access to food, which is why we're down with City Harvest, an organization that for over 25 years, has helped to feed the New York City's hungry. And in order to fund this massive effort (they estimate they'll rescue 30 million lbs of food this year), they've partnered with some of the city's best restaurants to throw their annual Bid Against Hunger gala, which was held yesterday evening at the Metropolitan Pavilion. More

Dinner at Craft Celebrating American Regional Cuisine

Still riding the high of their three stars in a recent New York Times review, Craft decided to close their dining room last night for a special dinner. Chefs from California, Oregon, North Carolina, Missouri, and elsewhere flew in to cook a six-course meal (where each course actually included two dishes, so we're talking more like 12 courses) celebrating America's regional flavors. More

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