Myles Karp

history

How Kimchi Was Used As Political Leverage in the Vietnam War

The story of LBJ, the president of South Korea, and a $2 million annual supply of fermented cabbage.
Myles Karp
4.6.18
longreads

We Were Promised the World's Most Delicious Mangoes. They Never Came.

Although the ban on India's Alphonso mangoes was lifted a decade ago, they're still virtually impossible to find in America. Here's why.
Myles Karp
2.7.18
Fast Food

Farewell to Chicago's 'Rock N Roll McDonald's'

Like rock 'n' roll itself, the iconic restaurant has been demolished as part of a corporate push toward modernisation. We blame Maroon 5.
Myles Karp
1.31.18
movies

An Exhaustive Analysis of the Iconic Pizza Scene in 'Home Alone'

Keep the change, ya filthy animal.
Myles Karp
12.15.17
Fast Food Week

From Mafia Murders to Pitbull: How the Strange Story of Miami Subs Epitomises Florida

Every Florida kid remembers the fries, the gyros, and the contract killing.
Myles Karp
11.24.17
WTF

This Might Be the Weirdest Restaurant in America

There's definitely no old Soviet spy equipment embedded inside.
Myles Karp
10.5.17
wine

What I Learned from Competitive Blind Wine Tasting at Oxford

I figured if I was going to be at Hogwarts, I might as well put on a goddamned wizard robe.
Myles Karp
9.7.17
Fast Food Week

One of America's Best Burgers Comes from This Dive Made of Sea Trash

Something ineffable sets Le Tub apart. Maybe it's all the toilet seats on the walls.
Myles Karp
8.3.17
Gross

An Ode to the Noni, the World’s Most Disgusting Fruit

If you thought durian was the most unappealing fruit, you've clearly never punished yourself with the vomitous little noni. I, unfortunately, have.
Myles Karp
7.12.17