With the Memorial Day holiday in our wake, summer is basically here. Yay to that. This also means one your grill has likely been pulled from the shed or garage, cleaned and readied for some action. Here are 30 recipes to keep in mind.
Food Republic’s new column, Ask Your Butcher, seeks to answer FAQs in the crazy world of butchery. Ethically minded butcher Bryan Mayer — co-owner of Philadelphia’s Kensington Quarters, a full-service restaurant, bar, butcher shop and classroom — will tackle a pressing issue facing both meat buyers and home cooks in each column. First up, Bryan explores whether grass-fed beef is better beef.
You can’t swing a pig without hitting a barbecue festival or competition somewhere around the country just about every weekend of the year. Whether you’re a prospective competitor or just a fan, here’s a roundup of where and when to see the smoke roll.
Food Republic is partnering with Cochon for contest
May 22, 2015 3:00 pm
Your dream kitchen might be just one click away, courtesy of Cochon 555. As part of its U.S. tour, the cooking competition is partnering with Food Republic — along with Williams-Sonoma, Wilsonart, Chefs Feed and Shun Cutlery — to give away over $14,000 worth of culinary prizes. Included in this exclusive package are a resurfaced kitchen, Open Kitchen cookware and a trip to Napa Valley.
We pride ourselves on being quite the jet-setters here at Food Republic. Just this week, we put together an infographic about hot dogs from all parts of the globe, wrote restaurant guides to Rome, Italy, and Houston, Texas, traveled with Anthony Bourdain to shoot Parts Unknown in Madagascar and heard from chef Leah Cohen about her noodle-oriented trip to Southeast Asia. All that and more on this week’s hot topics on Food Republic.
Today marks the start of Memorial Day weekend, when millions of Americans will light up grills all weekend long to cook a variety of meats and veggies. Grilling food over the glowing embers of a fire is as old as humanity itself, and yet there are still only two very distinct types of grilling enthusiasts: those who prefer the convenience of gas and those who equate grilling with honest-to-goodness charcoal. But is there really a difference in taste between these methods?
Summer’s barreling on in, and we’ve got 25 recipes to ensure you don’t show up at a party empty-handed. Throw an impromptu grilling shindig in your backyard (roofs are good, too) or load up your picnic baskets and coolers and hit the road. Flip through sandwiches of all kinds, the occasional salad or two, plus summer treats like loaded lobster rolls, juicy burgers and deep-fried bites that will make you forget winter ever happened.
A few years ago, music executive turned food blogger Steve Plotnicki set out to devise an all-new rating system for restaurants. Now in its fourth year, Plotnicki’s annual ranking of America’s best restaurants just went live. Here is the top 20.