Sophisticated cooking with weed has, until recently, been a well-kept secret. But oh the pesto risotto!
Taste of America
7 Foods You Really Should Eat Before You Die
The food list that’s gone viral, 100 Foods to Eat Before You Die, is lame. Here’s a much better one
The Problem With The American Steakhouse
A relic whose time has passed, the steakhouse is the last place anybody who really loves beef should go
Are Foodie Kids the Sign of End Times?
Maybe not, but get them out of the restaurant and into the kitchen
What’s Wrong With A Dunkin’ Donuts Bagel?
New Yorkers chortled when Consumer Reports gave a bagel from Dunkin’ Donuts the thumbs up, but food snobism is an ugly attitude.
Chefs Are Taking Nature Worship Too Far
Hunting and gathering has its appeal, but however wild your ingredients, cuisine will never be “natural”
Pink Slime and the Problem of Viral Campaigns
Will clicking a Like button or forwarding an e-mail really change the world? That depends
The American Way of Eating: The Book Foodies—and Rush Limbaugh—Are Fretting About
Journalist Tracie McMillan takes us deep into the heart of American eating, and what she finds might turn your stomach
Recipes for the Black-Iron Heart of America
A new cookbook reminds us of the age-old glories of cast iron
What Would a Test-Tube Hamburger Taste Like?
Some lucky person could be eating lab-grown meat as early as this fall. Here’s why I don’t want that person to be me
Why I Won’t Be Boycotting Chick-Fil-A
Companies have a right to do what they want with their profits, even if it’s something as indefensible as supporting anti-gay initiatives
When Chefs Get Fat
The new show Fat Chef is remarkably truthful about how we cook and eat in America, but it’s also a spectacle of shame
Eat Fish or Cut Bait?
Is eating sustainable, non-farmed seafood enough? A philosophical foodie dilemma