The single-topic food Tumblr fad — one that started with Scanwiches and evolved into Beach Chair Legs Vs. Hot Dog Legs and, most recently, House of Carbs — is not letting up. Did we just call it a fad? It’s more of a force. We were reminded yet again on this very fine Meatless Monday morning when pure, wholesome thoughts of green juicing and baked seitan were interrupted by a little hamburger porn.
There's nothing quite like stirring a hearty pot of creamy risotto and seeing those tender grains cling to the spoon. It's comfort food in every sense of the word and a perfect blank canvas for whatever flavors you're craving tonight. Check out 7 recipes for risotto for everyone. If you finish the dish off with truffle salt, we'll understand.
When it comes to blowfish sashimi, or fugu, all you may have to go off is the age-old Simpsons episode where Homer demands the fish, despite the chef's warning, then prepares to die. Thankfully we're able to dispel a few myths about this mysterious and highly-prized dish now that West Village sushi paradise EN Brasserie is slicing and serving the best parts. Pull those chopsticks apart and dive right in.
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.
Well can you think of a better name for pickled Brussels sprouts? Cause I can't. All I can do is think of a handful of ways to incorporate them into your lunch, because we'll be knee-deep in spring produce before we know it and forget all about the frog balls and potatoes this winter has thrown us. The time is now.
The world’s top chefs are taking on the checkout aisle. The newest wave of chef-helmed products uses hyper-local ingredients and authentic recipes straight from their illustrious kitchens. If you’re wondering how to make a Michelin-starred bloody mary, or what top pitmasters use to tenderize their meat, you’re in luck. Here are 10 boldfaced goods that redefine the supermarket sweep. Taste the revolution.
So you think you know every single food reference from Seinfeld, eh? We just upped the ante to "super-nerd diffucult," so give it your worst. Ditto "Weed or Smoothie." There's no way you're going to get any of those right no matter how many smoothies you drink on the couch playing Call Of Duty. If you master "Pasta or Composer," you're clearly someone who can get us tickets to the Philharmonic, so hook it up. These and more brain-twisters, right this way.
Check out our interviews with butchers, sausage-makers and all kinds of other admirable folks of the rapidly expanding nose-to-tail persuasion. Need to refuel the engine? We know the 8 best local coffee chains around the world, so no more frozen caramel macchia-ccinos for you. And if you need something stronger, there's bourbon on the market that didn't come from Kentucky. And it's awesome. Enjoy this week's most popular stories.