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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.

Mark Bittman Created A Special Salad For Special Salad Restaurant Sweetgreen

The VB6 Salad is available throughout April
Apr 7, 2014 9:00 am

Cookbook author and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman certainly needs no introduction to health nuts. And now, thanks to Sweetgreen, he’s the mind behind the chain’s latest creation of the month: the April VB6 Salad. Read on.

Heston Blumenthal Is Moving The Fat Duck From The UK To Melbourne

For a limited time, then it goes back to England
Mar 31, 2014 9:30 am

Here's an interesting experiment: take one of London's best known restaurants and move it, including its entire staff, to Melbourne, Australia for six months. Sounds crazy, but that's exactly what visionary chef and restaurateur Heston Blumenthal is doing this December. 

The Five-Second Rule Is Put To The Test. Here Are The Results.

To pick up or not to pick up? That is the question.
Mar 14, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Jess Kapadia

You drop your hot, greasy slice on the floor during lunchtime and have just a few seconds to make a big decision. It’s one of the most debated food practices of our time and is timeless in nature: you’re just as likely to hear an argument regarding its implementation in a grade school classroom as you are in a home or an office. Yes, it’s the infamous five-second rule, and a new study is here to suggest that there may actually be some scientific evidence behind it. Read on.

Two Major Fruit Companies Merge. What Does This Mean For The Future Of The Banana?

Chiquita and Fyffes are joining forces
Mar 10, 2014 12:30 pm
Photo: Steve Hopson

It’s a near certainty that the last banana you ate came from one of the four firms controlling the global market. Well, two of these firms have agreed to merge, creating the world’s largest banana company. More details, after the jump.

The 50 Best Restaurants In Asia 2014 List Revealed And Bangkok Is On Top

Thai chef David Thompson takes top honors
Feb 24, 2014 1:37 pm

In a ceremony earlier today in Singapore, the list for the top 50 restaurants in Asia were revealed and, as expected, there were some surprises (as any BEST IN THE WORLD lists will tend to produce). Bangkok chef David Thompson locked the #1 position for his restaurant, Nahm. Thompson is widely considered the father of modern Thai cooking and was previously the first chef to be awarded a Michelin star for Thai cooking in Europe. As for the other 49? 

Michelin Guide Releases 2014 Stars For France

Assiette Champenoise elevated to three stars
Feb 24, 2014 11:46 am

This morning the results for France were releases and, as expected, there is very little change within the highest echelon of restaurants (two and three stars). Assiette Champenoise in Reims is the only restaurant elevated to three stars. There are six new two-star restaurants.

Tonight's State Dinner In Washington To Be Served With A Side Of Drama?

A look back at President Obama's glitzy events
Feb 11, 2014 11:00 am
Photo: Eddie Gehman Kohan

“No drama Obama”? Not exactly. The six state dinners of the United States' current President have certainly included their fair share of controversy. A recap, plus a look at tonight's festivities and menu, after the jump.


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