World of Food & Drink

Head into a flavorful expedition through the world of gastronomy. Journey across eclectic culinary landscapes, from wine appreciation to international flavors, covering the fascinating connections between culture and cuisine.

10 min read

Which Chefs Have Earned the Most Michelin Stars?

For many chefs, a Michelin Star represents the peak of culinary achievement. Here are the ten chefs with the most Michelin Stars of all-time.

March 19, 2024
12 min read

Top 10 Food Festivals in the U.S. That Aspiring Culinarians Should Visit

Discover the top food festivals in the United States and indulge in a gastronomic adventure like no other—a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

March 14, 2024
8 min read

How Restaurants Get Michelin Stars: A Brief History of the Michelin Guide

A Michelin star rating is one of the most prestigious honors a restaurant can receive. Learn how restaurants get stars and how the Michelin Guide started.

February 9, 2024
7 min read

10 Food Podcasts Every Serious Culinary Professional Should Listen To

Want to give your culinary skills or knowledge of food a tune up? Tune into these food-related podcasts to hear from world-class chefs, bakers, and other experts.

January 22, 2024
6 min read

Top 5 Episodes of The Ultimate Dish Podcast from 2023

This year was the best yet for The Ultimate Dish podcast! Check out our top 5 episodes of 2023.

January 11, 2024
6 min read

Tandoori Cooking: 5 Secrets Behind Indian Clay Oven Techniques

Discover the secrets behind tandoori cooking and the vibrant flavors that have captivated taste buds for centuries.

December 28, 2023
8 min read

10 Culinary Trends That Are Shaping the Food Industry in 2023

What are some of the culinary trends you should be keeping an eye on in 2023? From umami to ube, here’s what to watch.

August 3, 2023
9 min read

What Is a Plant-Based Diet? An Essential Guide

What is “plant-based” and does it require going 100% vegan or vegetarian? Is this type of diet right for you? Find out in this guide!

July 12, 2023
9 min read

Michelin Green Star: Most Sustainable Restaurants in the U.S.

Explore the most sustainable restaurants in the U.S. based on the highly-acclaimed Michelin Green Star rating.

June 19, 2023
11 min read

World’s Most Expensive Foods: 10 of the Priciest Ingredients on the Planet

If price were no object, what would you put on your dream menu? Maybe something from this list of 10 of the most expensive foods in the world?

June 9, 2023
10 min read

5 Most Prestigious Cooking Competitions in the World

Learn about the five most prestigious cooking competitions in the world and what it takes to become a competitor.

May 17, 2023
7 min read

Top 7 Food Influencers to Follow on TikTok & Instagram in 2023

Interested in keeping up with food trends or looking for culinary entertainment online? Check out this list of top food influencers.

April 26, 2023
9 min read

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Food Industry

From menu pricing to food delivery, learn about some of the key ways AI is transforming the food industry.

April 13, 2023
7 min read

What Is “Carbon Neutral” and Why Does It Matter in the Food Industry?

What is carbon neutral and how does it relate to food? We’ll explore these questions plus how to reduce and offset carbon emissions in the food world.

December 19, 2022
6 min read

Cajun vs. Creole: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Cajun and Creole? Although they come from similar regions, the two have some unique characteristics and cuisines.

November 3, 2022
6 min read

How Plant-Based Dishes Are Shaping Restaurant Menus

Increased consumer interest in plant-based foods means more plant-based restaurants. Learn about how plant-based eating is shaping restaurant menus.

October 27, 2022
6 min read

What Is a Holistic Diet?

What is a holistic diet? Great question, though the answer isn’t always clear. Learn about the role of diet in holistic health and wellness.

October 21, 2022
9 min read

Bocuse d’Or Medalist Philip Tessier on the Intensity of Cooking Competitions

Learn about the intensity of the prestigious Bocuse d’Or competition with two-time medalist Chef Philip Tessier—the first American on the podium!

October 7, 2022
7 min read

The Debate Is On. Which Is Cooler: Culinary Arts or Pastry Arts?

Where do you stand in the great culinary arts vs. pastry arts debate? With the pioneering chefs in culinary? Or the artsy perfectionists in pastry?

October 6, 2022
6 min read

Seven Vegan Chefs Every Plant-Based Culinary Arts Student Should Know

If you’re a plant-based culinary arts student, you should know these top seven vegan chefs… and the techniques that made them famous.

September 22, 2022
6 min read

How Gen-Z is Shaping Modern Food Trends

Learn how Gen Z is shaping food trends such as online ordering, sustainability and healthy eating.

August 19, 2022
7 min read

Food Inflation: How Restaurants Can Adapt Their Menus to Rising Prices

Tips to fight food inflation that go beyond “raise your menu prices.” Revisit ingredients, pool your buying power, and streamline your dishes to cut costs.

August 10, 2022
8 min read

The Future of Culinary Education Is Here: This Is What It Looks Like

As the world changes, so does culinary school. Here’s what the future of culinary education might have in store.

August 4, 2022
8 min read

7 Books All Chefs Should Read According to Professional Chefs

Here are the seven books all chefs should read to expand their culinary knowledge.

August 3, 2022
7 min read

Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet Healthy?

You know that a diet high in fruits and veggies is good for you. But should you go all the way? Is plant-based eating healthy? Get the facts.

June 15, 2022
9 min read

5 Best Cooking Shows According to Professional Chefs

If you're looking for inspiration in the kitchen, turn to the TV! Here are five of the best cooking shows according to professional chefs.

May 19, 2022
7 min read

7 Apps For Restaurant Managers

Let’s face it: managing a restaurant can be tough work! Here are seven apps for restaurant managers that may make your job a little easier.

May 17, 2022
8 min read

French Cooking: How and Why French Cuisine Came to Rule the World

By providing a backbone of flavors and techniques, French cooking has supported many modern cuisines. However, exactly what is French cooking?

May 12, 2022
8 min read

What’s The Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic Farming?

Although they may sound similar, non-GMO and organic farming are different. Here are some key distinctions.

April 13, 2022
11 min read

American Regional Cuisine: The Best Dishes from Around the Country

American cuisine is as diverse as the nation’s population. Read about some of the most loved dishes from these seven US regions.

February 17, 2022
8 min read

What Is Fusion Cuisine?

What is fusion cuisine, and what opportunities lie in this niche of the culinary world? Here’s the status of fusion cuisine right now.

February 4, 2022
6 min read

7 Best Meal Kit Delivery Services

Overwhelmed by all the meal delivery brands out there? Learn about the best meal kit services that can save you time in the kitchen.

January 24, 2022
7 min read

How is Plant-Based Meat Made?

With all the buzz about plant-based meat, you might have some questions about how it’s made… and whether it’s healthier than the real thing. Let’s explore more.

November 19, 2021
5 min read

What Is the World Association of Chefs’ Societies?

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies is a prestigious global association for culinarians across disciplines and international borders. Find out more.

October 27, 2021
7 min read

The Future of the Restaurant Industry in a Post-COVID World

The restaurant industry was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. What can we expect moving forward, and how can you prepare?

October 4, 2021
8 min read

The True Costs of Processed Foods: Your Health, Your Planet

Processed foods are convenient and cheap, but they may be worse for you—and the environment—than you think. Learn how chefs are ditching processed foods.

August 18, 2021
6 min read

Don’t Drink On An Empty Stomach: Dishes To Pair With Classic Cocktails

Explore some principles of good cocktail and food pairings. Plus, get six great combinations featuring classic cocktails that you can try at your next meal.

August 13, 2021
5 min read

5 Best Plant-Based Restaurants in Chicago

Looking for delicious plant-based restaurants in Chicago? Here’s a list of 5 of the best plant-based restaurants in the area and some of their signature dishes.

June 9, 2021
6 min read

Best Online Plant-Based Delivery Options

Looking to sign up for an online plant-based meal delivery service, but don’t know how to choose which one? We’ll walk you through what to look for!

June 8, 2021
6 min read

4 Tips for Entering a Competitive Cooking Event

Cooking competitions are a great way to channel your competitiveness and show off your skills. Learn what it takes to succeed in cooking competitions.

May 10, 2021
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