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21 Cookbooks to Buy on Amazon Prime Day

Everyone’s favorite fake retail holiday is here Amazon Prime Day, like Christmas and the Fourth of July, comes just once a year. As in years past, Amazon has released a coupon (use code PRIMEDAY17) for print books: Get $5 off any book $15 or over. Show More Summary

Tock Founder Nick Kokonas Is Trying to Hit OpenTable Where It Hurts

The Alinea co-owner says thousands of restaurants are overpaying for OpenTable Nick Kokonas, co-founder of hallowed Chicago restaurants Alinea and Next and founder of the online restaurant ticketing system Tock, has seemingly declared...Show More Summary

Put Your Sushi Under an MRI Scanner to Determine its Greatness

Or place the roll in a wind tunnel to see if the fish flies off Real sushi connoisseurs judge the quality of their nigiri based on the shape, texture, temperature, flavor, and overall composition of each piece. But there’s another way...Show More Summary

Trump and Macron to Dine at Michelin-Starred Restaurant Inside Eiffel Tower

But will chef Alain Ducasse make well-done steak with ketchup? While in Paris for Bastille Day celebrations later this week, Donald Trump will dine with French President Emmanuel Macron at chef Alain Ducasse’s Le Jules Verne on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Show More Summary

Mystery Restaurant Accidentally Leaks Hilarious Notes About Its Guests

Tales from the host podium of a celebrity hot spot It’s no secret that restaurants all over the world keep notes on their guests using POS systems like OpenTable — and sometimes, these messages offer juicy glimpses at the eccentricities and inflated egos of the people passing through these dining rooms. Show More Summary

Starbucks Introduces Flavored Nitro Cold Brew

Plus, Google honors potato vodka innovator, and more news to know today Tomorrow, Starbucks will introduce new flavored nitro cold brews at specialty Reserve stores. One is mixed with chai and cream, the other with vanilla syrup andShow More Summary

Watch: Mince on Toast at London’s Quality Chop House

'The Meat Show' tastes a rich, quintessentially British comfort classic On this episode of The Meat Show, host Nick Solares visits London’s Quality Chop House, a modern British restaurant and butcher shop situated in the space that housed...Show More Summary

Inside COLORS, a Restaurant Changing Communities One Worker at a Time

Meet the organization fighting for living wages and upward mobility It’s Saturday night at COLORS Restaurant in Detroit. Although it’s a hot spring day — a typically busy night for the restaurant — down in the dimly lit basement dining room things are still cool and quiet. Show More Summary

How Sean Brock Reinvented Himself (and His Restaurants)

“I've never felt more creative. I've never felt more courageous.” The last few weeks have been pretty big for Sean Brock — which, considering how the last few years have gone, is saying a lot. The chef has been instrumental in the resurgence...Show More Summary

Watch: This Guy Travels Cross-Country Serving Free Tea Out of a Bus

Bringing people together, one cup at a time There’s something wonderfully comforting about a hot cup of tea — even when it’s being consumed in the back of a bus with a bunch of strangers. Just ask Guisepi Spadafora, who spends his life...Show More Summary

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

From Jet Tila’s new book ‘101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die’ “There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunchShow More Summary

Watch: This Houston Food Truck Has a Playful Take on Filipino Food

At Flip ‘N Patties, “Cooking in America” host Sheldon Simeon finds a taste of home “We use the burger as a bridge between our culture and American culture,” say Don and Michael Jante, the cousins behind Houston’s Flip ’N Patties food truck, which combines Filipino flavors with familiar American dishes. Show More Summary

‘The Great British Baking Show’ Season 4 Episode 5 Recap: Layers of Fear, Fillings of Hope

The bakers must juggle several different types of dough in this round This week, the bakers tackle some notoriously tricky pastries: laminated dough, into which butter is folded over and over, and phyllo dough, a pastry so paper-thin you can read through it when it’s raw. Show More Summary

This Might Be the Most Elaborate Latte Art Ever

Plus, more news in the world of food to know this week This Seoul barista’s latte art made the internet’s collective jaw drop It’s beautiful, it’s stunning, it could hang in the Louvre. But let’s address the elephant in the room: these...Show More Summary

‘Hunger’ by Roxane Gay Demands Your Attention

Plus reviews of ‘The Potlikker Papers,’ ‘Magic Mountain,’ and more Welcome to Eater’s Book Club, a column where we share the books — old or new — that we’ve read this month. (Yes, there’s a focus on food, eating, and dining out.) Hunger:...Show More Summary

Watch: This LA Korean Spot Is (Literally) Dumpling Heaven

“K-Town” savors all the mandu, from fried to steamed to pan-fried There’s nothing like the way that Koreans prepare dumplings. Yes, a lot of the methodology and some of the ingredients come from Chinese cuisine, but Koreans use their own unique style and technique. Show More Summary

Hong Kong’s Bubble Waffle Is an Instagram Star

The history behind ice cream’s new best friend Almost everyone who grew up in Hong Kong has a story to tell involving their younger selves and gai daan zai (“little eggs” in Cantonese), also known as bubble waffles, eggettes, egglets,...Show More Summary

McDonald’s $9 Fast-Food Lobster Roll Returns

Plus, a Clif Bar recall and ramen-flavored potato chips McDonald’s seasonal lobster roll is back on the menu at select New England locations. Maybe don’t eat it, though. Clif Bar & Company has recalled three of its packaged protein bars...Show More Summary

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