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Become a Mad Beer Scientist: Buy a Randall!

What is a Randall, and why do beer lovers need one?
Apr 17, 2014 2:00 pm

Dogfish Head has become one of the most beloved names in the craft beer world over the last 20 years, known for their innovative IPAs and funky, historically themed Ancient Ales series. What you may not know is that Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione, is also the inventor of the Randall, the most useful infusion tool since the French press. All about our favorite new toy, after the jump.

3 Recipes For The Easter Ham Aficionado

Dive right into that spiral-sliced porky goodness
Apr 17, 2014 1:30 pm

We're partial to ham because frankly, tenderly glazing a huge spiral-sliced hunk of pig meat is not only special, it's the right thing to do by your guests. Take your pick from the recipes below — the simple honey glaze is a classic but the crunchy pecan-bourbon glaze is crunchy and contains bourbon.

Pete Balistreri Finally Explains The Difference Between Salami And Salumi

The Cali chef launched his own dried sausage line
Apr 17, 2014 1:00 pm

You say salami, I say salumi. But what's the difference between the two terms for delicious cured meats? That's amongst the questions we posted to Pete Balistreri, the sausage-bearing mastermind behind P. Balistreri Salumi. Here, the executive chef at San Diego's Tender Greens explains how he got his bosses to let him launch a salumi line, and helps demystify the cured sausage world for those of you who haven't been following along as of late.

Apparently Washington D.C. Is Having A Sex-In-Restaurant-Bathrooms Moment

What's all that banging in the boys room?
Apr 17, 2014 12:30 pm

As Washington City Paper reporter Jessica Sidman reveals in her story, Stall Tactics, sex is being had in restaurant restrooms basically all the time. There are just too many details of this very important news.

Brooklyn Bowl's World-Famous Fried Chicken Recipe, Right Here

Which celebs keep coming back for BB's chicken?
Apr 17, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Adam Kane Macchia

Everyone from Kanye West to Guns N' Roses has taken the stage at Williamsburg's Brooklyn Bowl — and Beyonce, Lorde and President Clinton have hit the lanes — but it's the venue's comfort-food style menu that called "epic." The must-have item is the fried chicken, which chef Michael Psilakis said was "the best crispy, crunchy, yummy fried chicken I've had in my life." The recipe, after the jump.

Greek Chef Explains Greek Easter, Makes Many Of Us Jealous We Aren't Greek

This is one fine food holiday
Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

With Greek Orthodox Easter set for this Sunday, we chatted with chef Charles Bowman of Periyali, the Flatiron restaurant that essentially invented fine Greek dining in New York City when it opened in 1987. Who was the chef way back then, you ask? Why, Charles Bowman, of course. With the experience of having professionally cooked 27 Greek Easter feasts under his belt, Bowman educated us on the day’s culinary traditions.

5 Chefs Geek Out About Their Favorite Cars, And Talk Food-Crazed Road Trips

It's NY Auto Show Week, and chefs want in too
Apr 17, 2014 10:00 am

For those of us who are car geeks, the New York International Auto Show is like the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. The annual showcase for the automotive world kicks off this Friday and runs through April 27 at the Javits Center in Manhattan. As we're getting amped up to see the latest Audis, Benzes and Cadillacs, we asked 5 chefs from around the US to tell us about their current rides, their dream cars and the best food-related road trips they've ever taken. Check it out. 

Chefs Are Going To Hate This: A Portable Photo Studio For Restaurant Instagramming

We swear this is a real thing in South Africa
Apr 17, 2014 9:00 am

Here's something that's bound to be more divisive than talking politics at the table: a portable photo station that lets amateur food photographers take studio-like snapshots right there at the restaurant. Video after the jump.

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