The Chef: Elizabeth
The Menu: A sumptuous smorgasbord of savory dishes from our upcoming September+October Food Issue! What you see above is an interesting Argentinian carbonada with seitan, sweet potatoes, and pears, some crispy baked eggplant planks, a garlicky Greek skordalia, and, finally, half-hidden by the bowl of carbonada, we had an all-American meatloaf—without the meat, naturally.
The Goods: We love bringing our readers the best of the best when it comes to food (okay, and everything else, you're right) so testing is an important factor for us. We totally don't do it just because it means we get to eat yummy food at lunchtime. That definitely has nothing to do with it. Journalistic integrity and all that. Of course.