Restaurants

Restaurants

French Chef Who Gave Michelin Stars Back Last Year Gets Them This Year Anyway

“I made my position clear last year and I still feel the same still," Sebastian Bras said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.25.19
WTF

Man Builds Actual Bomb in Restaurant to Show We're All Too Cavalier About Bomb Threats

When no one called 911 to report his behavior, the man called the Des Moines Police Department on himself.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.19
longreads

This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
Film

Restaurants Are Hosting Blindfolded Dinners Because 'Bird Box' Looked Like So Much Fun

At one event, diners must remain silent and the three-course meal will be soundtracked with sounds of chirping birds and rushing water.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
Food delivery

Apparently the Secret to Better Take-Out Service Is... Shelves?

Yeah, like, the things you put stuff on.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
FRANCE

Naked Restaurant Closes Because No One Wants to Eat Naked in Public

Turns out that tourists aren't jazzed to pay up for an experience that's better on the couch at home.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.8.19
Pho

New Hampshire City Deems Pho Restaurant's Punny Name 'Offensive'

The city of Keene is displaying a disappointing lack of sense of humor in its opposition to what is objectively a solid pun.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.4.19
Chicago

Behind the Scenes at the World's Most Metal Cassoulet Party

The five-day, trans-Atlantic feast hosted at Chicago's Publican Quality Meats has been going annually for six years now.
Ximena N. Larkin
1.3.19
WTF

Restaurant Owner Says Photos of Opossums Running Around the Kitchen Are No Big Deal

My Noodle & Bar’s owner acknowledged that there had been an opossum in his restaurant, but said that it was “like three months ago.”
Jelisa Castrodale
12.7.18
food writing

Ligaya Mishan Is a Different Kind of Food Critic

Even beyond her New York Times column that focuses on immigrant foods, Mishan has emerged as an activist voice for Asian-Americans.
Mitchell Kuga
12.3.18
food history

This Chef Is Making Civil War-Era Cuisine to Uncover American Food’s Real Roots

"Our history is carnage. A lot of that can be seen in the food. It’s food as carnage.”
Hillary Eaton
11.28.18
Restaurants

Diners Horrified by Graphic Fake Stabbing Stunt at Philadelphia Ramen Restaurant

The two men who staged the fight for an Instagram prank are now wanted by the police.
Bettina Makalintal
11.19.18
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