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Paul Feinstein

Journalist Paul Feinstein.
Journalist Paul Feinstein.

Paul Feinstein

Paul Feinstein has been writing and editing in Los Angeles and around the world for more than two decades. He has written extensive travel guides to Los Angeles, Bangkok, Tokyo, Florence, Vancouver, and Barcelona and has published content for myriad travel, food, entertainment, and media companies. Paul is the author of Italy Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired by Italia published by HarperCollins imprint Cider Mill Press. Paul also co-wrote Ricettario Volume 1, a sourdough cookbook with world famous chef, Daniele Uditi. In addition to his writing credits, Paul is a producer on the food/travel show From Scratch.

An avid traveler, Paul has been to more than 60 countries, lived in Israel, went to cooking school, and is particularly obsessed with Italy and Japan.

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The Vancouver cityscape at sunset
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Michelin Guide Vancouver 2022 – The Full List
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Albert Adria
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Albert Adria: “There Are Only Two Styles of Cuisine: Good and Bad.”
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Daniele Uditi working on a pizza dough
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Jason Ross of First Light in New Zealand had an enterprising idea about how to produce tender and tasty wagyu beef that's kinder to the environment. Find out more.
Pizza on a marble table
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FDL+ Home Pizza Tips from '50 Top Pizza USA' Winners
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Glass of wine
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What Are Natural Wines (and Are They Any Good)?
Natural wines look set to be even more popular in 2022, but what are they, and are they really all that? Paul Feinstein swirls a glass or two and finds out.
Latest
Articles
Recipe
A dish at Vespertine.
Article
Inside Vespertine 2.0
Chef Jordan Kahn’s highly creative LA restaurant will reopen to the public this April. Here’s what to expect.
Dining room and 'A Cannolo That Thinks It's a Strudel' at Da Barbara.
Article
Da Barbara is LA’s most intimate new dining experience
With just 14 covers you’ll feel like it’s all back to chef Barbara Pollastrini’s place at her first restaurant in Los Angeles.
Anthony Mangieri of Una Pizza Napoletana.
Maps
Anthony Mangieri’s guide to New York’s best pizza
In a city known for its unmatched cuisine, the biggest food debate in New York is typically over something much simpler: What is the best
Foodie comedian Dan Ahdoot.
Article
Eating LA with the foremost foodie comedian
Discover where comedian, actor, writer and producer, Dan Ahdoot likes to eat in Los Angeles through a day in the life of the “fame-adjacent” foodie.
The Vancouver cityscape at sunset
Article
Michelin Guide Vancouver 2022 – The Full List
Vancouver has now got its own Michelin Guide - a testament to the achievements of the Canadian city's chefs and restaurants. Paul Feinstein was there for the launch.
Albert Adria
Article
Albert Adria: “There Are Only Two Styles of Cuisine: Good and Bad.”
Fine Dining Lovers caught up with the legendary Spanish chef in Los Angeles, and picked his considerable brains on a range of pressing issues, from post-pandemic hospitality, inflation and the energy crisis, to climate change and the latest restaurant trends. Don't miss it.
Recipe
If you’re like us, you’ve salivated over the dishes Phil Rosenthal devours on his hit Netflix show, Somebody Feed Phil.
Somebody Feed Phil Book Cover
Article
FDL+ Somebody Read Phil's New Book
On the eve of season six of the hit Netflix series Somebody Feed Phil, Fine Dining Lovers spoke to Phil Rosenthal about his side-project - a companion travel and cookbook that makes you want to put down the book, and cook and travel. Take a look.
Daniele Uditi working on a pizza dough
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FDL+ Best in Dough's Daniele Uditi Judges FDL's Pizza
See what happened when 'Best in Dough' judge Daniele Uditi assessed the merits of FDL contributor Paul Feinstein's homecooked pizza (no, he didn't hold back).
Jason Ross
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FDL+ The Producers: Meet the Man Who's Waking-Up Wagyu
Jason Ross of First Light in New Zealand had an enterprising idea about how to produce tender and tasty wagyu beef that's kinder to the environment. Find out more.
Pizza on a marble table
Article
FDL+ Home Pizza Tips from '50 Top Pizza USA' Winners
Discover these top pizza-making tips from some of America's best pizzaioli from the '50 Top Pizza USA 2022' list, and try out a special recipe for pizza perfection. Take a look.
Glass of wine
Article
What Are Natural Wines (and Are They Any Good)?
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