CHEFS

Chicago

Behind the Scenes at the World's Most Metal Cassoulet Party

The five-day, trans-Atlantic feast hosted at Chicago's Publican Quality Meats has been going annually for six years now.
Ximena N. Larkin
1.3.19
CHEFS

Andrew Zimmern Apologizes for Calling Midwest Chinese Restaurants 'Horseshit'

His remarks about the quality of Chinese food in the Midwest didn't go over well with Asian-Americans.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.30.18
CHEFS

Noma's Fermentation Genius is No Stranger to Bad Smells

We talked to David Zilber about what you might do with salmon kombucha and why everyone should start fermenting.
Hannah Keyser
11.1.18
CHEFS

What an NYC Chef Learns from Riding His Motorcycle Thousands of Miles in the Badlands

The annual get-together of road-tested veterans and weekend warriors has become the core of Jason Pfeifer’s psyche and culinary sensibility.
Michael Harlan Turkell
10.11.18
CHEFS

José Andrés Fed 3 Million People in Puerto Rico, But Wishes It Had Been More

"I think leadership is 51 percent empathy. With empathy, you can gain the hearts of anybody, if you mean business."
Danielle Wayda
10.11.18
Fridge Tours

Natasha 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
9.18.18
Copenhagen

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
8.13.18
Send Noodz

This Blue-Crab-and-Corn Pasta Tastes Like Summer at the Maryland Shore

Chef Nick Elmi of Philadelphia's Laurel showed us a simple but mindblowing way to get the most flavor out of sweet summer corn.
Ian Burke
7.13.18
Restaurants

Zak Pelaccio of the Hudson Valley's Fish & Game on the Joys of Playing with Fire

"Doesn’t everybody like to build a fire? It’s fucking cool, right?!"
Ian Burke
7.10.18
Sausage

Lessons from the Pacific Northwest's Reigning Sausage Genius

Elias Cairo from Portland's Olympia Provisions stopped by MUNCHIES to talk all things encased.
Ian Burke
6.28.18
Features

Meet the Once-Homeless Chef Using Food to Fight Poverty

"You can’t do anything positive with your life unless you’re stabilized, and you can’t be stabilized on an empty stomach."
Charlie Friedmann
6.22.18
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
6.11.18
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