charcoal

BBQ

How-To: Light a Grill the Right Way

Our resident grill expert J. Pereira is here to show us that you actually don't need any lighter fluid at all. Watch and learn from a backyard BBQ master.
J. Pereira
7.6.17
Health

Putting Activated Charcoal in Your Pizza Doesn't Make It 'Healthy'

Nice try, though.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.13.17
Street Food

New York Health Officials Argue that Street Food Carts Hurt the Environment and Our Health

That kebab grill that fills your neighbourhood with the smell of comfort emits as much pollution as a diesel truck driving 3,500 miles.
Nick Rose
12.5.16
CHEFS

This Chef Doesn’t Care Whether You Make Any Recipes From His Cookbook

<i>Octaphilosophy</i> by André Chiang is more than a recipe book. It documents a year in the kitchens of the chef’s celebrated Singaporean restaurant, exploring the eight elements that make up his approach to cooking.
Daisy Meager
7.5.16
meat

How I Learned to Un-Cook Meat and Make Better Steaks

I’ve worked for some of the best chefs in the world—Marco Pierre White, Alain Ducasse, the Roux brothers—but since cooking on charcoal and live fire, I’ve had to learn to un-cook, to keep things really simple.
Richard Turner
7.1.16
Make this

This Is the Proper Way to Light a Grill

Everyone thinks they know how to start a charcoal grill, but most don’t do it properly. Dousing the charcoals and flame with lighter fluid, hoping for a "big flaming inferno," will be to no avail. So watch this video.
Munchies Staff
6.20.16
Montreal

Montreal’s Best Jerk Chicken Is Served In A Back-Alley

Roy Riettie had to start from scratch when he arrived in Montreal from Jamaica. But with a little inspiration from chef Chuck Hughes, he has gone from money man to jerk chicken master.
Nick Rose
9.18.15
meat

How-To: Grill a Rib-Eye

Chef Jesse Griffiths of Austin's Dai Due Butcher Shop and Supper Club teaches us how to perfectly grill a ribeye steak so we can have something to eat while we drink cheap ass beer and watch fireworks this weekend.
Jesse Griffiths
7.3.15
Health

Drinking Poison Control Medicine Is the Newest Bougie Health Fad

Juice companies and wellness blogs are suddenly lauding activated charcoal as a cure-all "detoxifier," but you may want to think twice before forking over $10 for "activated lemonade."
Hilary Pollack
3.6.15