Year in Review

The Heavy Table Reviews 2011: Part 1

Ambitious openings, fire closings (and post-fire recoveries), a madcap brewery boom, and a continued blossoming of the farm-to-table marked the year in food for 2011. What follows are some of the highlights and lowlights: notable openings and closings, some of our favorite meals, and most controversial writings about food and drink over the past 12 […]


The Heavy Table Reviews 2009: Part 2

This is the second part of our magazine’s 2009 year-in-review feature. (View the first part over here). JULY Judd Spicer reports on a Wisconsin farm where clothes are optional (and exercises that option himself). Katie Cannon samples the honey of Nature’s Nectar; meanwhile, Jason Walker gets the story on the long-time underground Iowa whiskey makers […]