California

Festivals
Festivals

‘50 Shades of Charcoal’ Is the Food Festival We Definitely Didn’t Ask For

Who doesn’t love a good “house-made charcoal sangria?”
Ian Burke
7.18.18
crime
crime

Woman Successfully Thwarts Dangerous Police Impersonator by Offering Him Taco

No one can turn down a free taco—even if they’re in the middle of committing several felonies.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.13.18
THE ENVIRONMENT
THE ENVIRONMENT

Plastic Straws Are On Their Way Out

“I can survive not having a straw. I think most people can cut down on single-use plastics like straws,” says the author of California's anti-straw bill.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
avocado toast
avocado toast

Oh Great! The 'Deconstructed Avocado Toast Bowl' Is Now a Thing

All for the low price of £8.60, and also your soul.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
restaurant industry
restaurant industry

Six Lessons on Becoming a Cooking Legend from Cecilia Chiang

The 97-year-old woman who introduced Westerners to high-end Chinese cuisine still parties as hard as she works—which is to say, a lot.
Siena Chiang
1.2.18
crime
crime

Woman Caught Trying to Sell $22,000 of Stolen Broccoli Seeds on Facebook

Not the smartest get-rich-quick scheme.
Dave Minsky
11.27.17
MUNCHIES: The Podcast
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: A Love Letter to LA from Best Coast and Lili Hayes

No one is prouder to eat and live in LA than Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast​.
Munchies Staff
11.23.17
In the Belly of America
In the Belly of America

This Bar Is a 60s Americana Oasis on the Mexican Border

Inside Polite Provisions, an only-in-America kind of place.
Ivy Knight
11.20.17
Bong Appetit
Bong Appetit

How to Forage for a Cannabis Feast

Tonight's episode of 'Bong Appetit' is extra herbaceous.
Munchies Staff
11.3.17
California
California

A 'Boiling River of Wine' Flows Out of the Napa Wildfire Devastation

The owner of one winery destroyed by the fires shared a video of the strange phenomenon with MUNCHIES.
Nick Rose
10.13.17
Burritos
Burritos

My Fried Chicken Burrito Came to Me in a Dream

I realised how dream imprints can be an inspiration for a chef. It’s almost like I’m working in my sleep.
Wes Rowe
9.25.17
Street Food
Street Food

Street Food Vendor Harassed by Police Raises Enough Money for New Food Truck

"Juan is a symbol of the injustice that takes place to street vendors."
Nick Rose
9.14.17