Napa Truffle Festival

Stark Insider Pick: Napa Truffle Festival (Video Preview)

Napa Truffle Festival unlocks the mystery and allure of the truffle. Watch Stark Insider video preview and mini-doc "Truffles in America".

Truffles in America (Video)

I speak with Chef Ken Frank (La Toque, Napa), Michael Tusk (Quince), Nicola Chessa (Valentino), and Marco Gubbiotti (La Bastiglia, Italy) to glean as much information as possible about how truffles are influencing the country's top chefs.

A Cover-Up in Napa (and an incredible Shiner)

One of the main perps appears to be operating out of Robert Sinskey Vineyards. I go deep. I go inside. I even go to a 5-course Michelin star-chef dinner to unlock the mystery.

StarkIn: Napa Truffle Festival

Here's what to expect at the third annual Napa Truffle Festival.

Chef David Kinch’s Manresa one of world’s 50 best restaurants (video)

My most memorable Kinch experience was at the Napa Truffle Festival. There Chef Ken Frank hosted a super-star, lustworthy Michelin Chefs dinner at his out-of-this-world La Toque restaurant in Napa.
GQ Chef of the Year - David Kinch, Manresa

Interview: David Kinch, GQ Chef of the Year (video)

My most memorable Kinch experience was at the Napa Truffle Festival. Ken Frank hosted a super-star Michelin Chefs dinner (lustworthy) at his out-of-this-world La Toque restaurant in Napa.
Chef Ken Frank, La Toque Napa

Napa Chef Ken Frank: “I like anything with a throttle!” (Interview)

Recently, I dropped by his relatively new (2008) Napa restaurant, La Toque, to get the latest scoop.
Napa Truffle Adventure

A Truffle Adventure: In Napa with A&E’s Doug Duda

For digging up truffles, I learned that pigs have been replaced by dogs... at least in the U.S. Here you'll see Bill Collins' adorably cute little dog from Sicily.

Scent of a truffle

It was with much relief and heady excitement when I was able to finally inhale the aromas of a truffle. Thankfully I didn't start squealing.

Lustworthy: 13 Michelin Star Truffle Dinner

It was incredible seeing so much culinary talent gathered in one place. Each chef had their stash of truffles and was focused on creating their course for the evening.