Patricia Wells

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Le Midi: Revenge of the Bistro

    Onion Soup -- On the subject of this classic soup associated with Paris -- featuring a cheese-soaked crouton floating on top of a sweet dark broth -- Patricia Wells quotes R.J. Cortine in her classic book Bistro Cooking: "The onion is the truffle of the poor." Starting over a decade ago, the Fren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    The Chelsea Market Gets Pop-Ups, Pops

    ​There's much ado at the Chelsea Market this week, thanks in large part to the James Beard Foundation. The Beardies yesterday launched JBF LTD, a 27-day pop-up restaurant and food pavilion that will, its website brags, take "the idea of the pop-up restaurant further than it's ever been taken b ... More >>

  • Books

    November 21, 2006

    Knife's Edge

    Your next dinner party may depend on how (and whether) a chef tests his cookbook recipes