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Cocktails
Cocktails

Poisonous Plants Are the Inspiration for These Intense Cocktails

Make an extraction one way and it could be a tonic; make it another and it could be toxic.
Johanna Derry
4 days ago
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

What It’s Like as a Waitress to Watch Your Messy Valentine’s Day Tinder Date

Valentine’s Day is the same in every restaurant I’ve worked at but a couple of years ago, I watched one customer accidentally arrange two Tinder dates for the same night.
Anonymous
2.14.18
economics
economics

Upscale London Restaurant Implements 'Surge Pricing'

Wanna dine at prime time? It's gonna cost ya.
Nick Rose
1.16.18
hangover cures
hangover cures

24 Easy Hangover Cures from Our Favorite Chefs from Across the Pond

Salt beef sandwiches? Spicy chicken wings? A really good roast? We’ve got it all.
Munchies Staff
12.27.17
MUNCHIES Guide to British Food
MUNCHIES Guide to British Food

This 70-Year-Old Bar Landlady Has Served Pete Doherty, Nuns, and Dock Workers

Welcome back to Last Call, where we visit watering holes to collect life advice from their trusty barkeepers. In a special MUNCHIES Guide to British Food edition, we meet 70-year-old Sandra Esquilant at London's Golden Heart pub.
Josh Barrie
12.16.17
london
london

MUNCHIES Presents: Margot Henderson

In this short film about the life and work of one of London's most influential chefs, MUNCHIES follows Margot Henderson from her hidden restaurant—the Rochelle Canteen—to the Soho restaurants that helped make her career.
Margot Henderson
12.9.17
london
london

All the Weird Stuff I Saw When I Spent the Night in a Fried Chicken Shop

Suddenly, the doors of Fried Chicken Pizza Hot burst open. To rapturous applause from the kitchen staff, an elderly man dressed in head-to-toe denim steps inside.
Tom Usher
10.28.17
Gin
Gin

How a Gin Craze Nearly Destroyed 18th-Century London

By 1730, an estimated 7,000 gin shops were turning Londoners into degenerate alcoholics. Historical accounts of violence, widespread addiction, and social devastation call to mind the early 80s crack epidemic.
Harry Sword
10.1.17
WTF
WTF

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
9.28.17
health code violation
health code violation

I Don't Trust Restaurant Letter Grades

A, B, or C? IDGAF. Fancy letter grades doled out by clueless health department inspectors are less important than common sense and letting a restaurant earn your trust.
Grant Pardee
9.16.17
Recipe
Recipe

Gin & Tonic

Ultra-refreshing, citrusy, and classic.
Maxwell Britten
7.21.17
Chinese cooking
Chinese cooking

A Guided Tour of London’s Chinatown with Fuchsia Dunlop

Food writer and Chinese cooking don Fuchsia Dunlop showed me where to get the best dim sum, fresh fish, and vegetarian “pork slivers” in London's Chinatown.
Daisy Meager
4.29.17