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Vegan “French Fries and Champagne” Indian-Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges with Dipping Sauce

Yield: 4 appetizer servings (6 wedges each) A couple of nights ago, I had “French Fries and Champagne” for dinner.  Don’t judge.  I’m a widow in need of the occasional comfort food…and, besides, I had kale, carrots, and fruit earlier in the day.  I only ate a few, so a friend and fellow-widow is coming over Read more

How Europe Shaped British Eating Habits

Olive oil instead of lard. Pesto pasta for dinner. Croissants. Continental European food culture has had a huge impact on British eating habits.

This Vietnamese Iced Coffee Is the Best Way to Cure Your Hangover

Start your day with this invigorating Vietnamese iced coffee recipe from Phat Pham of Indochine Estates Coffee in Vietnam.

This Game of Thrones-Inspired Cocktail Is Here to Comfort You During Sunday's Finale

The Game of Thrones finale is coming - and after a heart-wrenching (and stomach-churning) sixth season, we could use a drink. Thankfully, the mixologist behind Cocktail Chemistry shared a fancy recipe for his drink "A Song of Fire and...Show More Summary

Meet the Man Who Introduced Persian Ice Cream to Los Angeles

The process of getting Angelenos used to Mashti Malone's rosewater sorbet with rice noodles was not an easy task. Almost 40 years later, Mashti Shirvani now makes 1,000 gallons of Persian ice cream every day.

Time Travel Via Hot Fudge Sundae at This Queens Ice Cream Parlor

The nostalgia is there, but it’s the house-made ice cream, served in delirium-inducing forms—like monster banana-split sundaes smothered in whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and every other decadent topping you can think of—that are the main draw.

Burger King Unveils Unholy Love Child of Cheetos and Mozzarella Sticks

They're served with ranch dressing, because why the hell not What fresh hell is this? Terrorizing the globe with chicken rings, "angry" Whoppers, and (ugh) hot dogs apparently wasn't enough for Burger King. The chain has just unveiled...Show More Summary

Shake Shack's Mega-Expansion Plans; Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough Beer

Five things to know today Happy Tuesday. Today, like every other day, noted chilihead Hillary Clinton will eat a single hot pepper. Clinton's spicy food obsession began as a quest to strengthen her immune system; these days, her hot sauce of choice is one called Ninja Squirrel, which can be purchased at Whole Foods. Show More Summary

Beer Chicken Chicken Is the Most Delicious Way to Be Super American

There is perhaps nothing more American—be you a pious pastor or a polyamorous anarchist—than tending a hot grill in summer. It's time to slide a can of cheap domestic (U-S-A!) brew into your bird.

Sexist Managers Got Fired for Giving “Best Butt” Award to Waitress

Let’s break down the series of events that flowed out of a Scotty’s Brewhouse manager bestowing a “best butt” award to a female co-worker.

Sweden’s Insane, Mashed Potato- and Shrimp-Salad-Covered Hot Dogs Might Be the Ultimate Guilty Pleasure

Few countries can match Sweden’s level of enthusiasm for this ultra-processed protein, where hot dogs are routinely slathered with mayonnaise, mashed potatoes, fried onions, raw onions, and shrimp salad with more mayonnaise, just for good measure.

This Noam Chomsky Food Truck Serves Pulled Pork with a Side of Politics

Inspired by the writings of Noam Chomsky, Glasgow-based chef Felicity Day decided to mix her left-wing ideals with cooking, and launched the Chompsky street food truck last year.

The Only Dish My Dad Taught Me to Make Is Fried and Smothered in Butter

The recipe handed down to me by the six-earrings-tattoos-and-bare-feet man that gave me half my genes is a true New Zealand classic. Pikelets are fluffy clouds of flour and milk, halfway between a crumpet and a crepe.

A Dude Vaped the World’s Hottest Pepper and Terrible Things Happened

Hawkins doesn’t stop at mere vaping of the spiciest pepper in the world. In this midst of his coughing-cum-retching reaction to the vaping, Hawkins snorts some Carolina Reaper straight up through a straw.

These Delicious Peppermint Patties Are the Perfect Weekend Project for Lazy People

In about the same time it takes for you to regain your composure and sobriety, you’ve got an impressive stack of cool, sweet, rich chocolate peppermint patties.

KFC Isn’t the Only 'Finger-Lickin' Good' Food, According to Lawsuit

A taqueria says the chicken chain ripped off its slogan Fried chicken isn't the only food that's "finger-lickin' good." The owner of a taqueria in Southern California has slapped KFC with a lawsuit after the fried chicken chain began...Show More Summary

This Salvodoran-American Is Perfecting Texas-Style Barbecue in LA

Rene Ramirez of Ray's BBQ in Huntington Park, California turned to guerrilla tactics to get the secrets from all of best places in Texas, by asking the Spanish-speaking staff of the restaurants for tips and pointers, and not being afraid to go dumpster diving in hopes of finding any kind of clues.

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