In an age when most people read electronically, Best Chefs America is a bit of a throwback. For now, it's available only in a hardbound edition ($75, available online at bestchefsamerica.com), but the recently published book is both beautiful and useful. The book lists nearly 4,700 of the best chefs ... More >>
"I was hearing from customers that our salsa just wasn't hot enough," said Joseph Parsons, chef at Jo-Jo's Tacos in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. "So I decided to make a salsa from the hottest stuff I could find." Parsons ordered dried Bhut Jolokias to conjure serious heat.