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NYC's Most Iconic Meat Dish Is In Brooklyn

We break down Eater's meaty list
Jul 7, 2014 4:14 pm

It’s no secret that New York City is home to some pretty epic meat dishes. To welcome us all back from a meat-filled long weekend, Eater has written up a rather, er, meaty list of the city's 21 most iconic meat dishes. Yes, we certainly have meat on the mind here at Food Republic. Taking a look at the list, after the jump.

These Are The 5 Most Badass Booze Commercials Of All-Time

Colt 45, Jim Beam, Dos Equis compete for top spot
Jun 19, 2014 1:00 pm

It started sometime in the early 1980's—at least that's where it started for me—with Billy Dee Williams and Colt 45. "There are two rules to remember if you want to have a good time," he coos. "Rule #1: never run out of Colt 45. Rule #2: never forget rule… number… one." Allow me to introduce Rule #3 – never underestimate the impact of a great boozy ad campaign. From the moment I saw that commercial, I never have. Allow me to present The Five Most Badass Booze Commercials of All-Time.

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Poutine

Oh, Canada! You've invented the perfect foodstuff.
Jun 11, 2014 11:00 am

Poutine, the unofficial national dish of Canada, is made with three very specific ingredients: cheese curds, French fries and gravy. Put it all together and you have a devilishly rich dish perfect for late night binges, emotional eating and to give you strength to explore Montreal (poutine’s ancestral home). But while we all know this dish hails from Quebec, there is a lot more going on than a bowl of comforting junk food. With that, here are eight things you probably didn't know about poutine.

Food Republic's Favorite 10 'Translated' Facebook Comments

A humorous look at our social media feed
May 30, 2014 11:00 am

We’re thankful that we’ve been able to reach a global audience over the past three-plus years. While our team speaks a number of languages, there are times when we require translation help with the comments section on our Facebook page. Thankfully, Bing has a handy feature built in to Facebook. Unfortunately, the system has flaws. Pretty major flaws. 10 of our favorite “translated” comments from our Facebook page over the past month, after the jump.

Top 20 Best Los Angeles Restaurants According To Jonathan Gold

Urasawa is gone, Roy Choi and Ludo make a move
May 19, 2014 10:00 am

For years it was Gold’s 99 Essential Restaurants at the LA Weekly. Now, after switching teams two years ago, he’s done it again at the Los Angeles Times with the 101 Best Restaurants. Over the weekend, the list was released and man does Gold have a thing for downtown. His number two pick in 2013 Urasawa? Gone. New and new-ish comers Trois Mec and POT? They are making moves. Here's the top 20. 

Top 50 Restaurants In The World? How About Top 50 Gastrotourist Destinations?

An annual list poses questions of methodology
Apr 29, 2014 12:00 pm

Yesterday in London the results for the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards (or is it a competition? Survey? Listicle to end all listicles? Some rich guy’s favorite canteens?) was released during a 30 minute ceremony that was attended by the winners (and some losers) and live-streamed to the world. As always, it poses a few questions.

World's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 Announced

Ready to hear the best restaurants of 2014?
Apr 28, 2014 2:15 pm

It’s that time of year again: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This isn’t just another listicle from the content puppy-mill du jour, it’s a full on statement from an authority in the restaurant world, Restaurant magazine, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.

Video: 10 Best Israeli Junk Foods

Know your bamba from your krembo
Apr 22, 2014 3:00 pm

If you think about the foods most commonly associated with Israel, chances are that falafel, hummus and shawarma are first to come to mind. Lesser known is a surprisingly strong selection of chocolatey sweets and cheesy snacks native to the country, many of which are available in the United States. A video details a list of the top 10 Israeli junk foods. Read on.

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