Fridge Tours

Nastasha Pickowicz Is Definitely Going to Finish All Those Kombuchas

The pastry chef of Flora Bar and Café Altro Paradiso rarely bakes at home, but keeps a whole carrot cake handy.
Hannah Keyser
4 days ago

What It Takes to Get the World's Best Sea Urchins on the Menu

Want the best urchin? You might need to track down a reclusive Faroese fisherman and crash at his house.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
in memoriam: anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Took Food Media from Proper to Punk

Bourdain saw in food what the Stooges and the Ramones saw in music: that it could be an outlet for misfits.
Luke Winkie

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

The chef and television host was found unresponsive in his hotel room by Eric Ripert.
Munchies Staff
South American food

Meet the Couple on a Mission to Make Arepas as Popular as Burgers

Kathe Cunin and Gus Salguero started Arepa and Co., a Venezuelan restaurant in East London, with one ambition: to get as many people as possible trying the traditional stuffed cornbread.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Why the Restaurant Industry Is Done with Angry Chefs

After critic Jay Rayner accused Gordon Ramsay-style kitchen outbursts of “glamourising bullying,” are restaurants calling time on abusive chef behaviour?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

These Eggs Would Give the Easter Bunny Nightmares

We asked our favourite chefs—including Sami Tamimi, Margot Henderson, Jeremy Lee, and Dominique Ansel—to describe their dream Easter egg. Their creations went way beyond chocolate.
Munchies Staff

How to Make the Perfect Christmas Trifle

Way boozier than your nan’s.
Daisy Meager

We Asked Nigella Lawson for Her Christmas Dinner Game Plan

“Write a list of everything you plan to cook on Christmas Day. Then go away, drink a cup of tea, and strike out about half the dishes you’d planned.”
Phoebe Hurst

Mario Batali on Leave from Restaurants and TV Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

At least four women have come forward with claims that Batali touched them inappropriately and made lewd comments about their bodies.
Hilary Pollack

Let This Restaurant Turn Your Overgrown Garden into Dinner

“One woman contacted us and asked us to clear a huge patch of wild garlic. It was brilliant—she got her garden cleared for free, and we got to use a load of really great garlic.”
Johanna Derry

Nigella Lawson Is Still Proud to Be an Amateur

As she returns to our screens with a new TV series, the OG domestic goddess speaks about the joy of simple food and being a happily unprofessional chef.
Phoebe Hurst