• Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery: Big Changes

    4 weeks ago.

    Wrights Mesa’s Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery is coming alive this spring, albeit with some major changes in its operations.  For the past 15 years, the farm’s one and one-half acre organic garden fed as many as 65 regional households…

  • Madeline Hotel & Residences: Reflecting on a Culinary Adventure

    2 months ago.

    Not sure what uni is? You are not alone. But then you are also not a foodie in the know. “Uni” is the Japanese word for sea urchin – or more specifically, sea urchin’s gonads. Once relegated to sushi bars…

  • To Your Health: Bringing Home the Bacon – Or Not

    5 months ago.

    So what’s up with the scary headlines about bacon? Should eggs AND bacon become a thing of the past to protect your health? Let's try to put all the noise in context. In October, 2015, 22 scientists from 10 countries met at the…

  • To Turkey Or Not to Turkey, That Is the Question

    6 months ago.

    What was on the menu of the very first Thanksgiving dinner? And what will you serve? The first question is easily answered by Megan Gambino of Smithsonian.com. The second, well, we offer a few choices for traditional from The Cooking Channel,…

  • To Your Health: Vitamins & Supplements, Yes or No?

    8 months ago.

    I am asked nearly everyday by patients and friends alike whether or not to take vitamins and supplements. As it turns out, nutrient supplements are a double-edged sword, so it’s worth exploring the risks and benefits to help everyone decide whether and…

  • TIO NYC: Le District & Max McCalman

    8 months ago.

    All roads lead to (and from) Telluride, this one specifically from the Telluride Wine Festival, where we met Max McCalman. (Story and interview here.) Max is a Really Big Cheese in the world of food and beverages A dedicated scholar…

  • Telluride First: Dr. T. Colin at Wellness Summit

    8 months ago.

    Telluride First Foundation’s inaugural conference in Mountain Village features Dr. Deepak Chopra as keynote speaker. Dr. T. Colin Campbell, co-author of “The China Study,” the largest investigation of nutrition every conducted, and ultra-athlete, Rich Roll, also a plant-based food advocate, among top-tier…

  • Summer Sunday: Finding Chanterelles

    9 months ago.

    The goal of the trip wasn’t to gather mushrooms. We were headed to a hut to enjoy the last days of summer before school began. We were 12 people strong, 6 adults, 6 kids, loaded to the gills with chocolate,…

  • Mountainfilm Regular Dan Buettner on Eating Well

    9 months ago.

    As an ex-New Yorker – not really, if you were born there, you are never really “ex” – I remain addicted to the New York Times. On August 2, the Sunday Styles section featured an article by Jeff Gordinier about Telluride Mountainfilm regular Dan…

  • Veggies to Eat Raw for Maximum Benies

    10 months ago.

    We’ve heard it all more than once. Which veggies to eat and why. And we’ve, ahem, swallowed those messages whole to great health benefits. But is the way you are preparing those veggies, particularly the cruciferous variety, giving you the biggest…

  • Telluride Wine Festival: Max McCalman, Say Cheese!

    11 months ago.

    Say cheese! And if you are clued in, your next words would be “Max McCalman.” The man is a Really Big Cheese in the international world of Food & Beverages. In fact, McCalman and cheese go together like, well, wine…

  • Telluride Wine Fest #34: Overview

    11 months ago.

    “Wine is the only thing that makes us happy as adults for no reason,” cartoonist Saul Steinberg In vino, some split decisions about the veritas? Used to be if you knew wines you knew about the turf issue. The grape…

  • Earth Matters: Trans-Pacific Partnership & U.S. Food Safety

    12 months ago.

    Contributor Bill Mason returns after an extended absence with his column about issues that impact the health of the Big Blue Marble we live on. Below Earth Matters asks: What’s the beef with the Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. food safety? Standing…

  • Grilled Cheese & Sex

    1 year ago.

    Sex. Now have I got your attention? Yes? Good. But now it gets weird. A survey published by Jenn Harris in the L.A. Times suggests a correlation between good sex, generosity (which can be part of good sex) and grilled cheese.…

  • Healthiest Foods You May Not Be Eating - Yet

    1 year ago.

    Writing for Details, Lisa Silva put together a short list of “The 7 Healthiest Foods You Aren’t Eating (Yet)." Let's rethink your grocery list. Sure, you gulp bone broth by the gallon and eat kale like there's no tomorrow—but the…

  • In Praise of Siam Telluride

    1 year ago.

    Writing for Denver’s 5280, Megan Barber discovered Asian treats in a number of ski resorts, but her praise for Siam Telluride was lavish calling it "one of the best Asian fusion and Thai spots in the state." You go Jeff and…