Category archives: Food

Make Café Bossa Nova’s Vegetais Assada at Home!

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Since we opened our doors in 2002, Cafe' Bossa Nova has loved serving fresh, authentic Brazilian cuisine to our loyal customers. Our famous Vegetais Assada mixes some of the best Brazilian ingredients into one delicious, marinara-topped dish. Want to try your hand at our Vegetais Assada? Our talented chef, Gage Barbe, is sharing our recipe so that you can[...]

Get a Jumpstart on Spring With This Floral Martini

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Spring is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a floral martini with all the tropical flavors? Bonefish Grill's Wild Orchid Hawaiian Martini features fresh-squeezed lime juice, tropical-flavored rum, pineapple juice and coconut water -- just the right amount of warm-weather vibes to get you through the last few weeks of winter. [...]

Look Who's Cookin': Diana Bratton

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick   DIANA BRATTON Café 1217 & Taco Mama / Hot Springs Hometown: McAllen, Texas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. Where were you trained? I was formally trained at El Centro C[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Anthony Valinoti

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   ANTHONY VALINOTI (Online Exclusive) DeLuca's Pizzeria  / Hot Springs Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I’ve had no formal training. I was a Wall Street[...]

Create: Too Much Chocolate? Impossible!

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There is at least one thing on this crazy planet that seems to be a universal: Chocolate makes me and countless others happy. Photography by Janet Warlick / Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   research for this month’s issue made me quite happy — I got lost in reading books by chocolate experts, looking at photos of chocolate, tasting the results of cho[...]

Notable: Rick's Beignets

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Named one of the South's best beignets by Taste of the South  magazine. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   travel to N’awlins for Mardi Gras? That’s OK. Get a taste of The Big Easy at Rick’s Beignets. Owner Rick Rogers’ food truck features sweet and savory menus. The sweet menu features beignets — prepared based on Rogers’ experience cooking in New [...]

Enjoy a Truman Capote-Style NYE at Cache

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This New Year's Eve, Cache takes you back to the sights, sounds, and vibe of the quintessential American party era with its take on the classic cocktail lounges of the past. Whether it's Hugh's world-famous Playboy Lounge in Chicago, the effortless style of James Bond or Truman Capote’s legendary Manhattan socialite gatherings, Cache brings it all back for o[...]