Colman Andrews

Colman Andrews, a senior editor for 24/7 Wall St., is an internationally known food writer and editor. He was previously the editor in chief of Saveur magazine, which he co-founded, and the vice president and editorial director of TheDailyMeal.com. He is the author of an estimated 3,000 articles, essays, and reviews on food, wine, travel, music, art, architecture, design, the entertainment industry, and social issues, published on three continents, and has written nine books on food, including cookbooks, a biography, and a memoir.

Andrews is the winner of eight James Beard Awards, including 2010 Cookbook of the Year, as well as awards from Britain’s Guild of Food Writers and the International Association of Cooking Professionals. In 1985, he became one of the first 50 figures named to the Who’s Who of Cooking in America. In 2012, the government of Catalonia gave Andrews the Creu de Sant Jordi, its highest civilian honor, for his work in promoting Catalan cuisine.

Lastest Stories by Colman Andrews

Restaurant companies employ chefs, nutritionists, and food scientists by the dozens to constantly refine their offerings and develop new ones. Today’s menus at, say, McDonald’s or Taco Bell,...
We love chicken in America. According to the National Chicken Council, our per capita consumption of the bird in various forms reached 96.5 pounds last year — up from 80 pounds just 10 years...
Thin potato slices fried crisp in oil date from the early 19th century, when they are said to have been invented by chef George Speck in Saratoga Springs, New York. Chips, as they came to be called,...
Yelp has recently compiled a list of the 25 best seafood restaurants in America. The site identified businesses listing seafood as a specialty, then ranked them according to a number of factors,...
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During Donald Trump’s presidency, much was written about his eating habits — his love for well-done steak, Egg McMuffins, and chocolate cake; the $5,500 fast-food feast he served the...
For as long as there have been cameras, there have been photos of people doing interesting or silly or dangerous things, often in exotic locales. The difference is that until the latter part of the...
Country music is famous as a medium for sharing stories. Perhaps it’s for this reason that the genre itself has inspired numerous great movies over the years.  While fewer films cater directly...
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Golf is hot. According to the National Golf Foundation, the number of players in the U.S. rose to 24.8 million in 2020, representing an increase of 500,000 over 2019. When off-course golfing...
Our love for wine in this country grows all the time, and both cocktails and spirits (both well-known brands and regional craft offerings) are gaining an ever-increasing market share. But we are...
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Whether they’re fairy-tale fantasies with slender towers and crenellated walls, impregnable-looking fortresses designed for warfare, or spooky ruins evoking vanished kingdoms, castles are...