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It's The Food Cup: German Vs. American Cuisine

On this big soccer day, let's compare brats v. dogs
Jun 26, 2014 10:30 am

Here, we’ve pit five familiar German dishes against their American counterparts with the goal of determining which cuisine reigns supreme. It may not determine the final standings of Group G, but who cares about soccer when a victory this vital is there for the taking? Hand your boss your form letter and read on.

How A Pro Baker Makes Soft German Pretzels, Presented As 3 Animated Gifs

Runner & Stone's Peter Endriss shows us the moves
May 6, 2014 10:00 am

Dinner at Brooklyn bakery-restaurant Runner & Stone means sitting down to a farm-inspired feast from executive chef Chris Pizzulli. But there is another reason to hightail it to Brooklyn: the glorious breads made by Pizzulli’s business partner, civil engineer-turned-Per Se alum, Peter Endriss. Soft, salty-sweet pretzels, tawny-hued and glazed, are among the treasures he crafts — we caught up with Endriss to find out how he makes them. Read on and scroll down to check out the pretzel .gifs!

Our Favorite Stories From Around The World In 5 Editors Week

Japan, Israel, India, Germany, Russia highlights
Apr 27, 2014 10:00 am

We hope you enjoyed Around The World In Five Editors as much as we did. We highlighted food topics from far and wide, bringing you in-depth stories, recipes and interviews from around the globe. Here are some of the highlights of our tour de cuisine, from sushibots to vodka shots, plus the Israeli junk foods you should be importing. Or hey, go to Israel — the food's great!

15 Recipes For The German Food Fan

Ideas for dinner from Germany and beyond
Apr 24, 2014 1:30 pm

Say it with us now: German food ist lecker! That's German for delicious. But that's just one thing we've taken away from Germany Day on Around The World In 5 Editors, all schnitzel and bratwurst recipes considered. Take your pick from the recipes below and curate a dinner with one of our hand-selected German beer recommendations. 

A German-American Restaurant Grows In Somerville, Massachusetts

Chef Tim Wiechmann is having some fun at Bronwyn
Apr 24, 2014 1:00 pm

"German food is a really interesting perspective that is sort of knitted underneath American culture," says Tim Wiechmann, the chef and owner of Bronywn, a German restaurant in Somerville, Massachusetts that has earned national praise since opening last year. Then he adds the kicker: "But it’s not really prominent. And it’s not organized." Find out what he's doing to change this....

German Cuisine? It's Complicated.

Beyond the stereotypes, a diverse eating experience
Apr 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Today, saying "German cuisine" is like saying "American food." Here, a resident of Hamburg, Germany offers a primer on this massive country's four main regions and their different food scenes. Go beyond the brats and beer and read on.

Achtung, Foodie! German Food Is Not Just Spaetzle, Pretzels, Schnitzel, Weisswurst

We like Bavarian food, but there’s much more
Apr 24, 2014 10:00 am

Over time, Bavarian food has come to define German food in America, even though it was merely a portion of the picture. You’d never try to argue that Texas barbecue or Maine lobster alone does well defining American cuisine, and this same thought process applies to understanding true German food. Philadelphia chef Jeremy Nolen explains.

Please Pass The Sauerbraten. Please?

Can German cuisine ever become trendy in the US?
Apr 24, 2014 9:00 am

Last week, I did an online search for German restaurants in New York City, thinking that maybe I'd find something I'd missed before: a forward-thinking hub for new Teutonic cooking. My goal was to eat a German meal, since I'd gone out on a limb and chosen German cuisine as my topic for Around The World In 5 Editors. If there isn't a buzzy German spot in New York City, the center of the culinary universe, can German cuisine ever really become trendy?


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