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Laurel is a contributing editor at culture and a food and travel writer based in Colorado.

Voicings: Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern of Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods

Although best known as the affable host of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods, Chef Andrew Zimmern is also a dedicated philanthropist, educator, and activist

Spiced Lamb Terrine

In the Charcuterie Spiced Lamb Terrine

Lamb aficionados will delight in this boldly spiced terrine with chunks of poached lamb tongue and whole coriander seeds

Alpine cheeses: Getting high on Laura Werlin’s “Mountain Cheese and Wines” dinner

When I heard that Laura was doing a globally-focused “Mountain Cheese and Wines” dinner at The Little Nell hotel’s Element 47 restaurant in Aspen, I was thrilled. With the help of the Nell’s new wine director, Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy (at 29, the youngest to earn the distinction) and executive sous chef Mike Daley, a luscious alpine meal featuring esoteric cheese and wine came together. Last night, we gathered in a private room at the restaurant to learn more about the nature of mountain cheeses and experience the most unconventional pairings most of us had ever experienced.

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