food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser

Cassoulet Recipe

The French classic, Matty Matheson-style.
Matty Matheson
french food

King Henry IV's 420-Year-Old Chicken Recipe Still Sounds Pretty Tight

Make the French monarch's 'poule-au-pot' tonight.
Mayukh Sen

How-To: Make a Croque Madame with Kris Morningstar

Kris Morningstar of Terrine in LA shares his recipe for the French classic Croque Madame, stuffed with gooey Gruyère, salty ham, béchamel, Dijon mustard, and egg-topped rustic bread.
Kris Morningstar

Eating Meat Might Kill Me

I keep eating meat because the danger has heightened the pleasure factor, like bareback sex, mainlining heroin, base jumping, or motorcycling sans helmet even though it might kill me.
Jason Bell

Inside the Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World

You can eat foie gras at Antarctica's Concordia Station, but your closest neighbor is the International Space Station and you might not see oranges for three months.
Daniel Oberhaus

I Spent 24 Hours in a Parisian Brasserie That Never Closes

In the name of journalism, I spent a full 24 hours at Au Pied de Cochon, the mythical Parisian restaurant that has been serving hungry night owls since 1947.
Jean-Baptiste Bonaventure
french food

France’s Unconditional Love for Dishes That Make You Fart

Cassoulet, pot-au-feu, onion soup. All the ingredients for success—and flatulence—come together in these classic dishes of French cuisine.
Romain Chanson
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This Roasted Cauliflower Salad Is Loaded with Thai Chilies

Try this unlikely combination of roasted cauliflower and Thai nuoc nam from chef Haan Palcu-Chang of Le Mary Celeste in Paris.
Munchies Staff
Bánh mì

Banh Mi Heaven Is a Strip Mall in Southern California

Freshly made mayonnaise, chewy French-Vietnamese baguettes, and homemade charcuterie are just some of the components that make this banh mi shop in LA's San Gabriel Valley one of the best around.
Javier Cabral

You Don’t Need a Mountain to Make French Alpine Cheese

Reblochon is an oozy, cow’s milk cheese from Savoy in the Western Alps. But on a farm in Oxfordshire, cheesemakers Antony Curnow and David Jowett are making their own Anglicised version—and it might taste even better.
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
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Make Chef E. Dubble's Soigné and Simple Omelette

You’ll be able to make anyone at your breakfast table feel like one of chef Edwin "E. Dubble" Redway VIP clients.
Munchies Staff