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NORTH KOREA
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to North Korean Food from a Man Who's Been Eating It for 14 Years

Having visited North Korea nearly 150 times, Simon Cockerell is well-versed in the cuisine of the hermit kingdom. His advice: try the sushi but avoid the clams cooked in gasoline.
Jamie Fullerton
4 days ago
pancake day
pancake day

I Ate a Chicken Curry Pancake So You Don’t Have To

This Lent—in fact, for every Lent from now on—I shall be giving up chicken curry pancakes completely. I hope to atone for my sins and live as an inspiration to you all.
Nell Frizzell
2.13.18
Make this
Make this

Here's How to Make the Fudgiest, Best Brownies Ever

This recipe produces brownies that are slightly crispy on top, masterfully moist inside (yeah, we said it), and the simple process is doable even for the baking-phobic.
Munchies Staff
2.6.18
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Break Up a Fight in a Restaurant Kitchen

The tension between them slowly built up day after day. Working alongside them was the equivalent of living in the ‘hood when two rival gangs were at war, you could almost cut the tension in the kitchen with a knife.
Anonymous
1.22.18
Make this
Make this

This Swiss Chard Pie Proves that Some of the Best Pastries Are Savoury

Pie is great. Swiss chard is great. The thoughtful combination of the two? Really, really great.
Alex Swerdloff
1.16.18
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.8.18
booze
booze

How to Throw a Party Like a Legendary Soho Members’ Club Owner

"Have white wine because it’s easier to clean."
Laurence Isaacson
12.31.17
christmas
christmas

Celebrations, Roses, Quality Street, or Miniature Heroes? I Ate Every Chocolate in Four Selection Tins

I did it for you, dear reader. I did it for Christmas.
Nell Frizzell
12.30.17
CHEFS
CHEFS

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
12.25.17
christmas
christmas

I Made Christmas Dinner from Scratch at the Waitrose Cookery School and It Almost Killed Me

Do not attempt while hungover AF.
Tom Usher
12.23.17
Indian Food
Indian Food

Eating Indian Food Could Cure Your Winter Cold

As November’s chill sets in, rather than reach for the flu tablets, I pull out the ingredients for khichdi (the Indian answer to chicken soup) or Masala chai, the original cold cure.
Zab Mustefa
11.8.17
sports
sports

How to Eat Like a Mexican Luchador

Imagine yourself in the middle of a ring, being body-slammed by a person who weighs almost 100 kilos. You would almost certainly end up crushed, if not dead. To avoid that fate, Mexican luchadores have to practice.
Luis Cobelo
11.6.17