Best Of 2003

Best News for Amateur Chefs: The Viking Range Co.

The Viking invasion commences in November, when Viking Range Co. finally opens one of its "Culinary Arts Centers" in Northeast Ohio. Like a Home Depot for self-styled chefs, Viking offers dizzying arrays of cookware, knives, books, and gadgets, as well as a wide variety of classes, from the three-day Culinary Basics to one-offs on making everything from apple pie to ziti. Allez cuisine!