Johanna Derry

Cocktails

Poisonous Plants Are the Inspiration for These Intense Cocktails

Make an extraction one way and it could be a tonic; make it another and it could be toxic.
Johanna Derry
2.19.18
Mexican Food

People Have Been Lining Up to Eat Chicago's Best Carnitas for Over 40 Years

Inocencio Carbajal opened Carnitas Uruapan in Chicago’s Pilsen neighbourhood in 1975. “This area was full of gangs,” he remembers. “It was dangerous. There were fights outside and no one came in. When I started, I might have made four dollars in a day."
Johanna Derry
12.21.17
refugee crisis

From Calais Gas Stove to London Kitchen: A Syrian Refugee Chef’s Story

Imad Alarnab owned two restaurants in Damascus before being forced to flee for Europe, where he spent two months in a Calais camp cooking with one knife and a tiny stove. Now in London, he wants to share the food of his homeland.
Johanna Derry
3.14.17
Weed

Inside the London Restaurant Serving Cannabinoid Vodka Cocktails

Alex Stanton of plant-based eatery Farmacy says taking the non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient has improved his skin and asthma. Now, he wants to spread the word with CBD-infused drinks.
Johanna Derry
3.13.17
Munchies

Meet the London Restaurateur Wrongly Convicted as a Mafia Banker

“In 2010, I was wrongly indicted on three counts: fraudulent bankruptcy, money laundering, and conspiracy.”
Johanna Derry
3.12.17
Munchies

Inside the International Women's Day Dinner Hosted by London's Top Female Chefs

Margot Henderson, Freddie Janssen, Olia Hercules, and more cooked in celebration of the women who inspire their food.
Johanna Derry
3.9.17
women

What Happened When London’s Best Female Chefs Hosted an International Women’s Day Dinner

Margot Henderson, Freddie Janssen, Olia Hercules, and more cooked in celebration of the women who inspire their food.
Johanna Derry
3.9.17
London

Meet the London Restaurateur Wrongly Convicted as a Mafia Banker

“In 2010, I was wrongly indicted on three counts: fraudulent bankruptcy, money laundering, and conspiracy.”
Johanna Derry
3.2.17
The Last Bite

The Last Bite: A Crash Course in Pâtisserie with One of London's Wisest Shops

This might be a 146-year-old pastry shop, but the goods inside certainly aren't.
Johanna Derry
2.16.17
Indian Food

This Indian Restaurant Has a Whole Kitchen Just for Naan

At Baluchi in London, chef Arup Kumar Dasgupta has dedicated an entire kitchen and wine-pairing menu to rotis, parathas, kulchas, and other tandoor-baked Indian breads.
Johanna Derry
2.13.17
Chinese cooking

This Chinese New Year Feast Is ‘Fusion Food’ Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When Zijun Meng and Ana Gonçalves of London Asian restaurant Ta Ta Eatery invited Portuguese, Canadian, and Hong Kong-based chefs to ring in the Year of the Rooster, it resulted in an eclectic nine-course banquet.
Johanna Derry
1.27.17
food waste

Meet the Food Waste Entrepreneur Turning Unwanted Vegetables into Hummus

How one entrepreneur turns food scraps into culinary gold.
Johanna Derry
1.17.17
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