Food

$500 Whole Foods gift card + Melissa King’s delicious ways with citrus

Yes, it’s cold and dark these days, but the joy of winter citrus brightens everything. In Sunset’s test kitchen, we cooks can hardly wait to lay our hands on Meyer lemons, tangerines, mandarins, kumquats, and blood oranges, using them in everything from salads to holiday desserts (like the cake above). Melissa King is a kindred spirit. The San Francisco chef-ambassador for Whole Foods and Season […]

Best bargain wines for Thanksgiving dinner

With the election in the rearview, we can now turn our attention to the next most stressful political event of this year: Thanksgiving dinner with our relatives. If you have any hope of surviving the meal with your most treasured relationships intact, you’re going to want a glass of wine in front of you. And it may as well pair […]

How to pick party-worthy seafood

For tips on buying the best crab and other feast-worthy seafood, we talked to Elliott Myers, Seafood Coordinator for Whole Foods. He’s a walking, talking trove of information.

Party like it’s 1988 with this throwback election night party menu

With all the drama of this year’s presidential race, we’ve been yearning for the simpler times of elections past. You know, back when the candidates didn’t have Twitter or email accounts, and the voters’ pre-election homework didn’t include researching whether or not it was legal to take a selfie in the voting booth.

So, we’re harking back to 1988 and pulling this gem from our archives.