John Egerton, Noted Southern Food and Culture Scholar, Has Passed Away

Food and civil rights historian was 78
Nov 22, 2013 10:00 am

The food world, particularly in the South, has been rocked by the sudden death of John Egerton on November 21. Egerton is known for having achieved notoriety in two different fields of academic study that are at the core of Southern culture: food and civil rights. More than that, to many he represented the conscience of a modern South, forcing us to remember both the positive and negative elements of our past.

The Food World Pays Tribute To Marcella Hazan

Taught Americans to art of the Italian kitchen
Sep 30, 2013 10:15 am

Marcella Hazan, an influential cookbook writer who passed away on Sunday at age 89, stressed the importance of simplicity and creativity in the kitchen. This morning her life is being remembered by many figures in the food world. 

We Salute You, Humble Tubesteak

Perfect summer weather, hot dogs and you
Aug 23, 2013 12:00 pm

It’s summer. The weather is awesome. You’re likely grilling a lot. It’s hard to mess up a sausage on the grill. This is why sausage (also hot dogs, links, bangers, kielbasa, Coney Dogs) is a go-to. Well, it should be. To inspire you to hit the grill again this weekend, here's a bunch of not-so-old dogs and lotsa new tricks.

Boston: Ken Oringer’s Clio Turns 15 With 15 Chefs. Very Good Ones.

An epic alumni dinner with Alex Stupak, Tony Maws
Jun 4, 2012 10:01 am

Fifteen years after opening Clio, Oringer is celebrating the big anniversary with an epic blowout that will bring the restaurant’s bold-faced alumni together for a single meal.

Julia Child’s 100 Favorite Recipes Revealed

Experts reviewed over 3,000 to determine the faves
Jun 1, 2012 12:46 pm

She would have turned 100 in August. To celebrate, here are her 100 favorite Julia Child recipes. See which ones made the cut after the jump.

Brooklyn Restaurant To Serve 10-course Titanic Dinner. With Ice Water.

Menu is a tribute to Auguste Escoffier
May 30, 2012 12:01 pm

Menu tips to The King of Chefs, and the Chef of Kings, Auguste Escoffier.

R.I.P. Adam Yauch

Beastie Boys member loses battle with cancer
May 4, 2012 3:16 pm

MCA, tip and shout. You will be missed.

A Tribute To The White Castle Slider

Sometimes a 59-cent hamburger is all that matters
Oct 25, 2011 10:01 am

The first time I ate a White Castle hamburger I was wildly stoned, the kind of brain-fried high you only get when you’re 17 and sitting in a friend’s car, listening to Built to Spill and cruising around the suburbs with no destination in mind.


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