In this episode of Pathways & Palates, writer Adam Gollner and Charlie’s Burgers founder Franco Stalteri explore the food revolution happening in Newfoundland.
In this episode of Pathways & Palates, Adam and Franco head to the south shore of the Saint Lawrence river to explore Kamouraska—the Quebec region where young entrepreneurs are forging a new approach to regional cuisine.
This is the definition of “mystery meat.”
Blue trout is a rarely-encountered, almost forgotten classic in which a live trout is knocked cold, gutted, then poached in vinegar court-bouillon, which turns its skin a glassy indigo color. But M. Wells Steakhouse is keeping the fishy tradition alive, until bludgeoning it to death.
I recently traveled to Nanjing, one of those ultra-developed, second-tier Chinese cosmopolises—spent some time researching Nanjing street food, but what I didn’t realize was how hard it would be to track down.
I went to Daiquirí Beach, tracing the birthplace of that famous cocktail, to find out what’s shaking there today. What I discovered, however, was something I could not have predicted.
With the Syrian civil war now in its fourth devastating year, it’s unlikely that Syrian swimming pools are operational. Poolside dining in Syria is a longstanding culinary practice that has disappeared with the war, but one family in Montreal is preserving Aleppo’s pre-crisis culinary culture at their restaurant, Le Petit Alep.
From the rear, a coco de mer seed is the fruit equivalent of a belfie. Frontally, it’s a life-size replica of a woman’s reproductive region, including thigh tops, an exposed belly, and a pudendal cleft. It’s the Kim Kardashian of the plant kingdom.
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
Around one quarter to one third of Cuban food imports currently come from the USA, including beef— but it’s as scarce as soap, pens, and smartphones. Whatever meat they are buying from the US, it seems, is being purchased without being inspected.