National Jun 4, 2016

N.Y. chef Bouley named Japanese cuisine ambassador

Renowned New York chef David Bouley, whose downtown restaurants include the kaiseki (traditional multi-course cuisine) mainstay Brushstroke, received the honorary title of Japanese cuisine goodwill ambassador on Friday.

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

Asia Pacific / Offbeat Mar 26, 2015

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang, where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself. The Kumkop General Foodstuff Factory for Sportspersons, which ...

Top chefs launch campaign to eat more small fish

World Mar 18, 2015

Top chefs launch campaign to eat more small fish

Top chefs from around the world gathered in the north of Spain on Tuesday to launch a campaign to eat more small fish such as anchovies in the interests of feeding more people and reducing pressure on the world's oceans. Eating fish such as sardines ...

California sushi chefs rejoice at end of glove law

National Aug 22, 2014

California sushi chefs rejoice at end of glove law

A California law that required workers to wear gloves while handling "ready-to-eat" food has been repealed months after its introduction, allowing sushi chefs to once again offer delicacies to customers in the traditional fashion. Ready-to-eat foods don't require additional cooking or heating when served to ...