Hilary Pollack

bubble tea lord and quesadilla enthusiast

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Blueberry Morning Is Self-Care You Can Eat for Breakfast

The edge: gone. The mood: lifted.
Hilary Pollack
1.16.19
Drugs

Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
Hilary Pollack
12.5.18
best before

I Bought a Vintage Banana Cookbook and Accidentally Opened a Sarcophagus of Horrors

There was once a universe where people thought bananas, boiled ham, mustard, and Velveeta should all be in the same dish.
Hilary Pollack
11.29.18
Fast Food

Now That the $5 Footlong Is Dead, Can We Admit that Subway Sucks?

Their sandwiches are bad; their scandals have been even worse.
Hilary Pollack
9.13.18
Actually

Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell

They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
Hilary Pollack
8.29.18
Fast Food

Toto's 'Africa' Is Playing On Loop in a London Burger King All Day Today

Bless the rains and eat your Whopper, too.
Hilary Pollack
8.7.18
cooking

The Greatest Story Ever to Appear in The Washington Post Turns 20 Today

Wherein an endearingly literal writer unwittingly creates the world's most terrible tiramisu.
Hilary Pollack
7.9.18
wine

How to Order the Best Wine, According to Night+Market's Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Pro tips from the Los Angeles-based duo, plus the 16 wines you should be drinking right now.
Kris Yenbamroong
Hilary Pollack
6.1.18
Music

What to Cook While Listening to Guy Fieri's New Cookout Playlist on Spotify

It's 71 songs, nearly four hours, of pure Fieri fanfare. We'll bring the food.
Hilary Pollack
5.25.18
Music

Fleetwood Mac-Themed Bar Opens in Chicago

The Stevie Nicks-worshipping pop-up involves edible glitter, decorative palmistry hands, activated charcoal, and like, magic and stuff.
Hilary Pollack
5.23.18
Pizza

The Man Who Turned Pizza into a Drone Is Either a Genius or One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Happy Friday!
Hilary Pollack
5.18.18
drinking

Booze Brands Are Making Low-Alcohol Drinks So Millennials Won't Embarrass Themselves

Young people want to get drunk without ending up a casualty of their friends' Instagram stories.
Hilary Pollack
5.4.18
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