Food & Wine

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An Interview With Chef Patrick O’Connell

Chef Patrick O’Connell started cooking 40 years ago in an old farmhouse with just a yard sale electric frying pan. Today he is the self-taught acclaimed chef and, of course, the proud bearer of two Michelin stars at The Inn at Little Washington in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The confirmation of his two Michelin star renewal was announced by the French Embassy yesterday. We interrupted Chef mid-photoshoot (he was having afternoon tea with a dog) for a heart to heart on how he turned a defunct gas station into a luxurious Relais & Châteaux property and what those two illustrious Michelin stars mean to him....
Chappellet Vineyard

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Napa

Wake up. Register incredible view of winery outside your window. Gulp down coffee. Admire the fog rolling in on the vines. Time-check. Driver’s here. Time to ex...