Wake up and smell the coffee (on the cover of the magazine). Only wish this was a scratch and sniff issue.
We visit the BACK OF THE HOUSE of Chef Alfred Portale's classic Gotham Bar and Grill.
A survey and history of the coffee "Bean Scene" around NYC.
A fishing trip with Mr. Chocolate himself, Jacques Torres (photographed by Alison Cartwright)
not to mention ...
In the kitchen (and fridge) with Mimi Sheraton (photographed by Carolyn Fong)
A stop by Despana for authentic Spanish eats (photographed by Jacob Pritchard)
A tour around Bowery to buy kitchen supplies (photographed by Max Flatow)