Wheat As a Weapon of War in Syria
How the Syrian regime, rebels, jihadists, and NGOs are fighting for control of of the country's most powerful resource.
How to Eat Like a Cuban in Havana
If you visit Cuba, you should eat like a Cuban, in places where Cubans usually go. You’ll spend no more than $20 a week, though that can often equal many Cubans’ monthly salaries.
The Future of Food According to Andrew Zimmern
I joined chef and <i>Bizarre Foods</i> host Andrew Zimmern in Oaxaca, where we ate stone soup and a salsa made from fatty ants, and talked about whether the future was full of Soylent or insect protein.
How New Orleans' Restaurant Industry Helped Revive the City After Katrina
Katrina "taught me that New Orleans is bigger than me,” says chef John Besh, whose name and restaurants are synonymous with the city.
How Mission Chinese Transformed noma into a Wonderland of Fried Chicken and 'Titanic'
I watched Danny Bowien and Angela Dimayuga transform the world-renowned restaurant noma into a Gonzo-esque space where beautifully composed dishes including koji-fried chicken paired with weed were served alongside the <i>Titanic</i> soundtrack. The...
How Grandma's Secret Recipe Took Mission Chinese Food to the Next Level
You'll see Josefina's House Special Chicken on the menu at the new Mission Chinese Food, but you won't know the full story until you talk to Executive Chef Angela Dimayuga.
Around one quarter to one third of Cuban food imports currently come from the USA, including beef— but it's as scarce as soap, pens, and smartphones. Whatever meat they are buying from the US, it seems, is being purchased without being inspected.
You’re Eating Fake Tortillas, and Diana Kennedy Is Pissed About It
Pushing 90, the reigning legendary dame of Mexican cooking calls for an eater’s revolt, and simply doesn’t take any bullshit.
The Walter White of Beer
Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, a Danish chemistry teacher, ended up founding one of the world's most acclaimed microbreweries, Mikkeller. Now, he's running a budding international beer empire that's much better than meth.
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