Chef

groceries

All I Want to Do Is Buy Groceries: The Plight of an American in Paris

Dining out in Paris, you learn that the customer is NOT always right.
Emily Monaco
6.6.18
Restaurant Confessionals

As a Chef, I Wish Yelp Didn't Exist

A chef and restaurateur shares why reading online reviews is a maddening experience for many food industry professionals. Just remember, fine dining isn't a fucking community swimming pool.
Anonymous
2.26.18
Restaurant Confessionals

Being a Private Chef for a Gazillionaire Is Essentially Indentured Servitude with Perks

Once you’ve reached a certain point in life, any X amount of dollars past that won’t make you happier. I meet plenty of miserable rich bastards who are angry about all these things. They should be happy and live wonderful lives. But they’re just people.
Anonymous
1.13.18
New York

The Sushi Chef: Morimoto

Masaharu Morimoto is most famously known for being an Iron Chef, but there is another side of him we don't get to see too often. In addition to his life on TV, Chef Morimoto is a successful restaurateur.
Masaharu Morimoto
1.7.18
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Hot Dogs and Cheap Wine with Jacques Pépin

Pépin shared his love of high-quality ingredients and inexpensive booze with us.
Munchies Staff
12.28.17
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Life Lessons from the One and Only Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin is France's greatest gift to the United States.
Munchies Staff
12.20.17
Hangover

The Easiest Hangover Cure from One of the World's Best Chefs

According to Fergus Henderson, you just need two ingredients and some ice. It's magic.
Munchies Staff
11.25.17
bars

The Slow and Painful Death of the Dive Bar

Remember the good times before some yuppie bought and ruined your favorite watering hole by renaming it something along the lines of an “eco friendly neighborhood pub serving IPA's only?" 
Josh Androsky
11.24.17
truffles

24 Hours with Milan's Truffle Dealers

Truffle dealing is a race against time. Unless they sell these precious ounces as soon as possible, they lose money.
Carlo Spinelli
11.18.17
Restaurant Confessionals

How I Learned to Hire Chefs Who Aren’t Drug Dealers

You could tell there was something dodgy about him. He had this toolbox that didn’t have any good knives in it. Even his egg flipper was some novelty thing your mum would buy.
Anonymous
9.29.17
Montreal

How One Man Changed Gastronomy with Pig’s Feet

We spent the day with Pierre Koffmann, the most influential chef you've never heard of.
Nick Rose
9.7.17
Chef

Inside the Wild Mind, Music, and Food of Montreal Madman Beaver Sheppard

Beaver's physical and psychological scars from cooking in the city's top kitchens have fueled amazing art.
Nick Rose
7.12.17