Sarah Whitman-Salkin is an editor at She lives in New York City.

Barbara Kafka talks to Hungry Beast’s Sarah Whitman-Salkin about breaking into food writing, her partnership with James Beard, and her new book, The Intolerant Gourmet.

Fiery Food Network star Daisy Martinez talks about why everyone should know how to break down a chicken, the dish her kids can’t get enough of, and the ingredient worth flying to Puerto Rico for.

How a marketing gimmick was transformed into the world’s most respected restaurant guide—and four things to learn to become a Michelin insider.

Find out how metabolism affects the way your jeans fit, how your genes may or may not affect your metabolism—and whether eating hot peppers will help you lose weight.

It doesn't get more Zen than this: Deborah Madison is a Buddhist chef who founded the nation's first upscale vegetarian restaurant and has cooked for the Dalai Lama, yet enjoys a nice lamb shank just as much as the next person.

The ultimate Julie & Julia-style test? The soufflé. “When you flip anything, you just have to have the courage of your convictions,” said Child. Here’s how she mastered it.

Julia Child redefined the kitchen, and being a woman in it. Her assistant, Sara Moulton, has carried on the legacy, from Gourmet’s test kitchen to the Food Network’s Sara’s Secrets, some of which she shares with Hungry Beast.