Emily Monaco

Emily Monaco is an American writer based in Paris. She loves tasting new cheeses and boring people with facts about 19th century French literary icons. Her work has previously appeared in EatingWell Magazine, Atlas Obscura, the BBC and others.

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Thanks to the Low-ABV Beverage Trend, Kvass Is Making a Comeback

A host of craft brewers are trying their hand at the fermented drink

The Difference Between Parmesan and Parmigiano (and Why You Want the Latter)

With the help of experts, we explain the contrasts between these two very distinct cheeses

Cereal Sales Are Down, But These Childhood Faves Are All Over Cocktail Menus

We're even more cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs when they come with whiskey

Chicago Comfort Food Picks from Michelin-Starred Chef Jenner Tomaska

Here's where the guy who makes his own Cheetos eats on his day off

13 Bay Area Chefs Share Their Go-To Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Here's what a pro eats when they're home for the holidays

Tequila Sommelier David Ortiz Shares His Top 8 Mezcals

You can’t go wrong with these bottles, expertly chosen by the beverage director of Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar

The 9 Most Extravagant Truffle-Centric Dishes on Bay Area Menus This Fall

’Tis the season for some outrageously luxe menu options

This Is the Fanciest (and Best) Recipe for Loaded Tater Tots You Will Ever Find

Oven-baked cheese and a buttermilk ranch drizzle make all the difference

This Elevated Buffalo Wing Recipe Is Better and Spicier Than Ever

Tunisian harissa paste kicks everything up several notches

This Midnight-Black Margarita Is a Halloween Party Hero

The secret is a simple syrup featuring a unique ingredient

Stop Buying French Cheese in the United States and Try These Instead

A French cheese expert shares her picks for the American cheeses (and one British outlier) you should be eating

It’s Time for Miami’s Best (and Priciest) Seasonal Treat

Here’s where to get your stone crab fix, whether you like it classic or with a twist

Now You Can Make Some of Chicago’s Best Wings at Home

It’s not too late for one more dinner at the grill

Amy Morton’s Guide to Cooking a Steakhouse-Level Dinner at Home

As part of Chicago’s most famous steak dynasty, she knows what she’s talking about

This Decadent Burger Recipe Calls for Blue Cheese-Stuffed Patties

Tyler Barbaro, culinary director at Napa Kitchen and Wine in Virginia, shares his secrets behind the dish, including bacon jam