Charles HaynesHere's a publicity stunt we can get behind: Mario Batali and his family are eating for a week on a food stamp budget--$31 a person, for the entire week....
Over at Eatocracy, the thoughtful Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern shares a beautiful essay about how he was affected by his recent open-heart surgery. Anthony experienced chest pains at a...
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A Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin makes what he calls an "embarrassing confession" in the new cookbook based on his popular fantasy series: He can't cook.
What can you cook with eggs, milk and a high heeled shoe? Drag queen and comedian Hedda Lettuce figures it out in this charming video for a new Kickstarter project....
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If you really love your mom, you might want to consider skipping the Mother's Day specials this year. They tend to be such gloomy experiences as restaurants transform into brunch...
John Peck has an irresistible post on McSweeney's today, in which he lists ideal sandwich components for various bands.
For example, this gem:
Pink Floyd: Amethyst-rubbed pork, asparagus jelly, moon-dried tomatoes, pumpernickel.Naturally...
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Flaum, the Brooklyn-based manufacturer of Kosher foods, will pay 20 former employees a settlement of $577,000 to resolve a federal lawsuit. The case began in 2008 when 17 workers at...
In very sad news today, the wonderful Maurice Sendak has died due to complications from a recent stroke. Sendak was considered one of the most important children's book artists of...
John Thomson Remember Hangover Heaven, the mobile "clinic" treating hangovers in Vegas for $90 a pop? Let's take a moment to admire the original hangover-cure pushers and street-meat vendors of...
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