How to Plan Your Fourth of July BBQ

Just as our founding fathers were doing some 238 years ago, we’ll all surely be stuffing ourselves with potato chips on this year's July 4th. But here are some alternative suggestions—along with a quick tip or two—that’ll be sure to add a few fireworks...
Male Chef

School Calls Cops on Student Who Paid for Chicken Tenders With Two-Dollar Bill

Even the cops thought she was lying.
Alex Swerdloff

A Visual Cheat Sheet to Drinking American Beer

Feast your eyeballs on my step-by-step guide to how to enjoy your beer of choice the way it was intended in some of America’s top beer destinations.
Jaime Boddorff

I Went To A New York-Themed Kitsch Restaurant In Boston, England

Mortified servers doing dances with pom-poms and a menu full of over-the-top burger options might sound like your average night at Guy Fieri's spot in NYC's Times Square, but Witham & Blues is tucked into a decidedly crappy corner of England.
Luke Pyenson

Obama's Burger-and-Beer Outings Might Be Legit

POTUS has recently made a habit of communing with the common folk by breaking bread American-style: with a beer and plate of barbecue.
Baylen Linnekin

Americans Have Become Too Jaded about the Joys of Dining Out

Leave it to the USA to swing the food pendulum from obsessively, politically picky to compartmentalizing food and nutrition into a gross nutrition drink. It's like an unhealthy, off-balance relationship.
Remy Ayesh

Learning How to Survive on the Cajun Swamp

I left city life behind to try to live alone—with my dog—on a houseboat on the disappearing Cajun swamp, where living conditions involved finding cottonmouth snakes in my bed, no neighbors or grocery stores, and a lonesome propane tank to cook my meals.
Rachel Nederveld
Ozersky files

My Gourmet Guide to Bad Chinese Takeout

I live in a bad area. This is my guide meant to help fellow denizens of shitty neighborhoods eat well, wherein I dissect the dirty oil glory that is the deliciously gross Chinese takeout restaurant in your 'hood.
Josh Ozersky

You Probably Don’t Know About Ozark Cuisine Because of the KKK

Hidden deep within the mountains, Ozark cuisine is remarkably preserved from the outside world. The reasons are varied: an isolated geography, plentiful natural resources, and an instinctive distrust for outsiders that has been honed in by the KKK.
Jason Bell

Austin Restaurant Customers Are 'Keeping It Weird' For All of Us

People are worried about Austin getting too 'yuppified,' but I'm here to tell you that this town is still full of crazy people.
Callie Speer

The Worst Things That Have Ever Happened at Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is a one-stop shop for old people, chubby policemen, and a number of defectives who've somehow made it into adulthood. It's also a magnet for antisocial behavior. Those doughnuts make 'em go nuts!
Jules Suzdaltsev

Eat the Fish, Bitch

At the Oscars on Sunday my complicated relationship with catfish will unfold, thanks to the movie <i>August: Osage County</i>. In it, there's a scene reminiscent of my experience with the iconic Southern bottom-feeder, where Meryl...
Ross Kenneth Urken