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Trendting: Minimalist Cooking & Inspirations Minimalism, downsizing, unitasking, going slow: Today's most provocative trend may be the return to simplicity and minimalist cooking. Here, a look at all the low- and high-tech ways people are transforming chaos into calm.
Top Chef Top 10: Ludo Lefebvre The talent behind Los Angeles's LudoBites pop-up restaurant was a fierce competitor on Top Chef Masters, Seasons 1 and 2. Here, 10 of his obsessions, including his desire to tattoo ingredients.
Cooking with Convenience Foods The store-to-table movement: A locavore grocer shows how to turn top-quality convenience foods into speedy recipes.
Artisan Workshops at a Costa Rica Eco-Resort At a new eco-resort where guests learn how to make everything from screen prints to artisanal cheese, an artist finds inspiration in a bottle of contraband booze.
Ancient Wine Techniques, Simple Dishes They're sometimes cloudy, oddly hued and more savory than fruityand sommeliers can't get enough of them. F&W's Kristin Donnelly explores the world of edgy wines made with ancient wine techniques and shares the simple dishes that set them off best.
Laos Food: Searching for a Lost Cuisine Led by a chef-anthropologist in cowboy boots who has devoted himself to reviving Laos's culinary traditions, writer Emily Kaiser explores the miraculously vivid flavors of serene Luang Prabang.
New Miami Restaurants New restaurant menus at these Miami hot s feature pork buns, wood-oven pizza and seafood, seafood, seafood.
Broomball: A Wintry-White Dinner As a defiant fist shake to the bitter Midwestern winterwith its short days and limited pantrychef Tory Miller and the staff at Madison, Wisconsin's L'Etoile follow an entertainingly dorky afternoon of broomball with a brilliant dinner featuring local winter-white ingredients.
Best New Suburban Restaurants Finally, there are some great new places to eat and drink in the suburbsfrom comfort-food restaurants to ambitious food trucks.
Architectural Salvage: The New-Old Kitchen Alabama chef James Boyce and antiques-dealer Jeff Sikes use salvaged pieces to add even more history to an 1821 space.
Where to Go Next: Winter Travel 2011 F&W travel editor Jen Murphy tells what's on her radar this month.