Diana Pérez

A trained chef with a varied and extensive professional background, including
working in Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy and New York as well as experience in TV, digital and print culinary media and global food events such as Expo Milano 2015. Member of the Associates Board at America Media, which leads the conversation between faith and culture.

Chowhound Features: "In the Season of the Northern Lights, Northern Food"

Chowhound Features: "In the Season of the Northern Lights, Northern Food"

In late September, when night deepens, the Northern Lights reappear in the skies over the Arctic, polychromatic waves of light dancing through the coldest months of the year. Similarly, Nordic cuisine shines bright in the long, dark winter: cod, fresh and wild from the cold waters of the North Atlantic; salmon from the glacial-fed rivers, some now slowly freezing in place; cloudberries, soft, juicy and tart. The cuisine of the north blossoms in the harshest of climes.

Closer to home, in New York’s Grand Central Terminal, is Agern, a calm oasis of Nordic food and drink helmed by Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason of Dill in Reykjavík.

Read more in my latest on Chowhound Features

Chowhound Features: "Three Easy Pieces for Dinner"

Chowhound Features: "Three Easy Pieces for Dinner"

A Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton

A Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton