CHEFS

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
2 days ago
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
CHEFS

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

The chef and television host was found unresponsive in his hotel room by Eric Ripert.
Munchies Staff
6.8.18
CHEFS

José Andrés Thinks Olives Are a Trojan Horse

The legendary chef opens up about humanitarianism, his motivation, and how olives make him feel like an American.
Ximena N. Larkin
6.4.18
Cheese

How-To: Make Grilled Cheese with Matty Matheson

Here’s how to make the best grilled cheese you’ve ever had!
Matty Matheson
3.3.18
cooking

MUNCHIES Presents: Cooking on the Most Dangerous Seas

The Drake Passage, situated between South America's Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, is considered to be one of the most dangerous ship passages in the world.
Vikram Gandhi
2.10.18
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
1.21.18