Emily Arden Wells

Emily Arden Wells is the editor and co-founder of Gastronomista, a website dedicated to the culture of drink.

Gastronomista is run by Emily Arden Wells, architect by day, writer and avid drinker by night. Emily was named an “Epic Imbiber and Bon Vivant” in Ms. Lesley M.M. Blume’s ode to the cocktail, Let’s Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition. Emily seeks inspiration everywhere she goes, and finds fodder in everything she sees - on the streets and plates of foreign lands, the ...

March 1, 2015

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Ingo Scheuermann

With a professorship in finance and a profession for German and international top gastronomy, Prof. Dr. Ingo Scheuermann is inquisitive and analyses with scientific precision, but without ever losing touch to his readers. His crusade to spark international interest in German fine dining has led him to become one of the most important international bloggers. Now, apart from writing for his new online project, he also contributes to various magazines and his involvement in Christian Bau's recent cookbook bau.stil was instrumental.

Bite-Sized Questions What has been your most memorable dining experience? Among many many highlights and memorable meals I probably have to point out my first Alinea dinner in 2008 when Grant Achatz had not regained his full taste potential and did nevertheless present a divine meal, many of the dishes I can still taste ...

July 28, 2014

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Severin Corti

Food editor and chief restaurant critic of Austria’s Der Standard, Corti is also a recent addition to FOUR Germany’s panel of contributors. He regularly contributes to German food magazine Falstaff and the Sunday edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine. In his distant past Corti co-founded and worked as a self-taught chef at what was the Vienna’s most prominent French restaurant, The Grill Room. In 2009 he founded the Slow Food Guide to Austria’s Regional Cuisines.

Bite Sized Questions What has been your most memorable dining experience? Eating fried giant larvae in a Taiwanese restaurant - and loving it!   Is there anything you would never try? Human flesh.   What’s your favourite comfort food? Toasted dark bread, salted butter, ...

July 14, 2014

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Kate Krader

Restaurant editor at Food & Wine magazine, Kate oversees its news, trends, and restaurant sections. During her long tenure at the monthly magazine, she has led Food & Wine’s annual search for the Food & Wine Best New Chefs. She is also the editor of Food & Wine Cocktails, an annual guide to the hottest cocktail recipes, the best spots and the biggest trends in nightlife, and has contributed to Food & Wine’s other cookbooks.

Panellist of The Rising Star Awards, Kate is a contributor in FOUR USA, discussing the growing trend of dim sum-style eateries across the ...

May 20, 2014

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