How to stay sharp in the kitchen: Knife expert Galen Garretson of Town Cutler in San Francisco tells us everything we need to know about knives. But beware; after reading this, you might find yourself wanting to chuck out all your perfectly serviceable knives to buy three cool-looking, razor sharp new ones. According to Garretson, that's all you need.
Curtis Stone's new restaurant, Maude, has opened in Beverly Hills. The intimate restaurant on South Beverly Drive selects a single ingredient each month to inspire a menu of nine tasting plates. This celebrated ingredient is creatively woven, to varying degrees, through each course. The restaurant seats just 25 people at a time so reservations are a must.