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The Humble Potato Is Exalted in the Mountains of Peru

The Humble Potato Is Exalted in the Mountains of Peru

Nazario Quispe Amao, an agriculturist, planting potatoes on the outskirts of Chahuaytire, a mountain village in southern Peru. Potatoes were domesticated in the Andes more than 10,000 years ago.

New Restaurants to Fill In New York’s Gaps

New Restaurants to Fill In New York’s Gaps

Jimmy Ly, the chef at Madame Vo, will take Vietnamese cuisine in a new direction with Madame Vo BBQ.

Exploring the Sweet Subtleties of Vinegar

Exploring the Sweet Subtleties of Vinegar

Chefs and home cooks ferment a wide range of vinegars that are prized in kitchens, like this pear vinegar made by Misti Norris, a Dallas chef.

Deep Fried and Good for You

Deep Fried and Good for You

Deep-fried falafel.

An Artist Who Hunts, Emilie Clark Gets Her Gun, Then Her Dutch Oven

An Artist Who Hunts, Emilie Clark Gets Her Gun, Then Her Dutch Oven

The artist Emilie Clark at home in New York University housing on Bleecker Street.

What to Do When Laptops and Silence Take Over Your Cafe?

What to Do When Laptops and Silence Take Over Your Cafe?

Sweetleaf, a cafe in Long Island City, Queens, has set aside a room for laptops. But one afternoon when all eight seats were filled, a customer went into another room and ripped away the wallpaper to get to an electrical outlet.

Broccoli’s Saucy Side

Broccoli’s Saucy Side

Fusilli with broccoli and anchovies.

Unfiltered Fervor: The Rush to Get Off the Water Grid

Unfiltered Fervor: The Rush to Get Off the Water Grid

Opal Springs Water Company in Culver, Ore., bottles “raw water” — unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized spring water — for the start-up company Live Water.

Old Recipes, New Format: Spain Puts Historic Dishes on Video

Old Recipes, New Format: Spain Puts Historic Dishes on Video

The videos mine a vast gastronomy archive, which includes a 1611 book by Francisco Martínez Montiño.

A Relaxed Cabin Feel, Made for Conversation

A Relaxed Cabin Feel, Made for Conversation

Dan Scinta making a drink at Bar Below Rye.

Meat and Potatoes Made Magical

Meat and Potatoes Made Magical

A double-thick rib-eye for two cooks up juicier and more flavorful than two separate steaks.

Stuffed Dates to Remember

Stuffed Dates to Remember

Chorizo-stuffed dates with piquillo pepper sauce.

In Pomerol, Wines of Grandeur From Modest Estates

In Pomerol, Wines of Grandeur From Modest Estates

Baptiste Guinaudeau, left, his father, Jacques, and Omri Ram at Lafleur in Pomerol. “These are not just family-owned estates, they are family-worked estates,” Mr. Ram said of Pomerol.

Hot Chocolate With a Kick

Hot Chocolate With a Kick

Spicy hot chocolate.


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