David Rosengarten

David Rosengarten
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David is re-launching his newsletter, The Rosengarten Report, this December. The winter issue will feature the top importers of Italian food in America, how to make the perfect Vindaloo, as well as a guide to the greatest top-of-market vintage Champagnes to buy for the holidays.

David Rosengarten
David's Featured Recipe
Tomato Bread

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Journalist, television personality, and cookbook author David Rosengarten has covered great food products, restaurants, wines, gastronomic travel destinations, and related subjects for over 25 years. He has written hundreds of articles and contributed hundreds of original recipes to publications such as Gourmet (where he was Restaurant Critic from 1996-2000), The New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Harper's Bazaar, Departures, The Wine Spectator, Saveur, and Newsday.

David is perhaps best known for his work on the Food Network, where he has hosted or co-hosted approximately 2,500 shows. He was co-anchor of In Food Today with Donna Hanover and host/chef of Taste, a cooking show devoted to teaching the principles of good taste in food and wine. Taste was by the James Beard Foundation for Best National TV Cooking Show. He serves as a jurist for wine food, chef, and sommelier competitions and travels throughout the world, writing and lecturing on a wide range of culinary and enological topics.

David is also known for his newsletter,The Rosengarten Report. It covers food products, restaurants, wines, and travel destinations in the world. Initially published from 2001 to 2008, it won a James Beard Award for the best food newsletter in the United States. It relaunches in December 2014.


Before this newsletter, David co-published the highly acclaimed newsletter, The Wine & Food Companion for four years.


The author of five books, David is the coauthor of Red Wine with Fish: The New Art of Matching Wine with Food and is the author of Taste: One Palate's Journey Through the World's Greatest Dishes; The Dean & DeLuca Cookbook; It's All American Food; and David Rosengarten Entertains.  Taste won the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award for Best International Cookbook of 1999, as well as the Versailles Award in France for Best Cookbook Based on a TV Show. It's All American Food won the James Beard Award in 2004 for Best American Cookbook of the Year.

Aside from his duties as editor-in-chief of the Rosengarten Report and head of Golden Ram Imports LLC, his own wine and food importing company, David is currently a blogger for Huffington Post, Forbes, and his own site,


David lives in New York City. 

Latest Recipes

Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

Add some elegance to your next get-together when you add this recipe for Shrimp with Garlic Sauce to the menu. This easy party appetizer hits all the right notes, as it boasts plenty of garlic, uses fewer than 10 ingredients, and will be the perfect starter for a fun evening with friends. Instead of or perhaps in addition to serving standbys like cheese and crackers, wow the crowd when you set out a bowl filled with this seafood dish. If your dinner party will have a tapas theme, then you'll want to add the author's recipe for Gazpacho in a Pitcher. Everyone will be sure to love it!

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Gazpacho in a Pitcher

Here’s a great recipe that is far from the pulpy, clunky, separating gazpacho so often seen in the U.S. The smoothness comes from the inc...

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Tomato Bread

You will see Catalan tomato bread at many restaurants and tapas bars in Barcelona—and that’s a very good thing, because it is insanely de...

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Catalan Roasted Vegetable Salad

Here’s a modern version of an old Catalan classic. The vegetables were originally cooked in wood ashes, but it’s much easier for modern p...

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Spanish Tortilla with Smoked Paprika

There is no dish more widely seen on tapas bars throughout Spain, or more revered, than this wonderful potato-and-egg pie. This is not an...

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Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Salt Cod

The Spanish region of Navarra is supplying the international marketplace with terrifically sweet, deep-tasting red peppers called piquill...

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Pine Nut Cake

This nutty, fluffy crowd-pleaser can be made a few hours before the party and refrigerated. Bring to the buffet table whole, then cut int...

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Yellow Miso Soup with Bean Curd and Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms

This starting soup will be delicious any way you serve it—but it would be really special in wan, the small Japanese bowls with matching l...

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Dashi is essential in the Japanese kitchen. It is a stock, basically, made from dried seaweed and dried tuna (bonito), that is used in a ...

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Light and Crispy Tempura with Shrimp and Assorted Vegetables

With tempura, you make frying the entertainment at your party. It’s unusual, innovative—and scrumptious!

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Salted Seaweed Salad with Lemon and Freshly Grated Ginger

Seaweed is a wonderful side dish in Japanese meal—light, delicate, usually with the subtlest taste of the sea. But there are many kinds o...

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Miso Dressing

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Green Tea Ice Cream

Green tea ice cream, called maccha ice cream in Japan, takes its name from the expensive green tea powder used in traditional tea ceremon...

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