new york times

illegal

How to Run an Illegal Restaurant

In 2008, when the economy went to shit, my wife and I decided to quit our jobs in the advertising and film industries to run an illegal Asian restaurant out of our small Los Angeles apartment.
Nguyen Tran
9.27.17
Thanksgiving

We’re Not Quiet About Thanksgiving

A very Canadian response to Pete Wells' discovery of the the Great White North's Thanksgiving tradition.
Ivy Knight
10.10.16
Italian food

Italians Outraged Over New York Times’ Bastardized Bolognese Recipe

It’s unclear how the Italians just now came across the <i>Times</i> recipe, which was first published in 2002 and which many readers seem to like—nearly 600 people have voted it to be a five-star recipe.
Wyatt Marshall
8.23.16
Canada

In Quebec, the Most Aggressive Cartel Is the Maple Syrup Federation

In attempts to regulate prices and monopolize the maple syrup supply, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has turned to security guards, surveillance, and seizures.
Munchies Staff
8.20.15
WTF

This Fruit-Flavored Fried Chicken Is Even Worse Than That Pea Guacamole

A Korean restaurant is putting melon- and banana-flavored powder all over its multicolored fried chicken and it must be stopped immediately. This is unacceptable.
Hilary Pollack
7.10.15
food safety

What Have We Learned About Food Safety?

More than two decades ago, an E. coli outbreak linked to Jack in the Box fast food sounded the alarm that we should be paying more attention to how our food is processed. But have we learned anything since?
Alex Swerdloff
5.11.15
Adult behavior

You Can Stop Arguing with Your Partner If You Feed Them

A recent study found that married couples have more resentment towards one another when their blood sugar is low. Whenever you start squabbling with your better half, just throw them a snack.
Eleanor Morgan
4.15.14