Chefs & Restaurants
Lettuce Stomper

How 4Chan Brought a Burger King Lettuce Stomper to Justice

For better or worse, and even with its moment in the sun giving way to the more popular, more sterile Reddit, popular internet forum 4Chan has been all over the news for the past few years. Read more

Sylvia Woods

Sylvia Woods Dead: The Mother of Harlem Soul Food Dies at Age 86

There are few names as synonymous with excellence in the Harlem Soul Food scene as Ms. Sylvia Woods, who died Thursday afternoon in her Mt. Vernon home. Read more

David Chang

Why Did Momofuku's David Chang Diss California Cooking?

For carrying such a middling stick, celebrity chef David Chang sure does scream at the top of his lungs. Read more


Chipotle Cops, or, How the NYPD Broke All the Rules by Eating Mexican

When it comes to looking for a few good cops, those in-the-know look no further than the Chipotle Mexican Grill on Montague Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Read more

Salty Burger

Kiddie Porn? In Your Wendy's? The Answer May Surprise You

It's been just a couple of months since Reddit, the internet's equivalent of a conversation with millions of Zooey Deschanels, controversially moved to shut down its controversial "jailbait" board. Read more

Snail Butter

Not Too Haute: Heston Blumenthal's "Fat Duck" Snail Porridge Recipe

Heston Blumenthal may very well be my favorite chef (sorry, Ms. His approach to cooking gels ever-so perfectly with my approach to eating, marrying the dazzlingly strange with the undeniably comforting. And when it comes to the considerable menu of the famous Fat Duck restaurant in London, no dish is as enticing to the mouth eating it or as rewarding to the home cook replicating it as Mr. Read more

The Georgetown Cupcake

Secret Free Cupcakes! New NYC Boutique Could Catalyze Cupcake Renaissance

New Yorkers, forget everything you know about forgetting about cupcakes. Read more

Ivan Orkin

Stories from Momofuku's "Invader from Planet Ramen"

Ah, the best thing to happen to Momofuku Noodle Bar since paying your check and getting out of there has come and gone. Read more

Salty Burger

Wendy's Fast Food Chain Releases Mobile Nutrition App for iPhones

Perhaps it's not as forward-thinking as their Baconator, a decadent slice of fast food heaven with two beef patties and literal oodles of bacon, but it's still technologically progressive. And good for you-- or at least, as good for you as fast food gets. Read more


"Barboncino," or, Can a Personal Pizza Gentrify a Neighborhood?

Barboncino's name means "poodle" in Italian, and they serve up the pizza equivalent of exactly that. Read more

Salty Burger

Five Disgusting Fast Food Meals That Are Still Less Salty than Hospital Food

Your good friends at FoodNRecipe are giving you another reason to cringe at hospitals. Read more


Will Subway Open up a Branch in a British Public School?

Looks like British children will be fresher than ever. Read more


McDonald's, to London 2012 Olympics: You Can't Have Fries with That

How did McDonald's go out of its way to ensure that it would be the only one selling you fries this summer? Read more


Jamba Juice Unveils New Healthy Smoothie for Public Schools

Say goodbye to everything you thought about school lunch. Read more

David Chang

David Chang and the Houston Momofuku Fake Out

It began the way that most rumors begin these days: with a simple, silly tweet. Read more


McDonald's Olympics Sponsorship 2012: The World's Fattest Athletes

So it's come to this. Ladies, gentleman, and anyone who identifies as anything else, prepare to be outraged. Read more


Traif Review: The Struggle for Identity in Trendy Brooklyn Eating Scene

It's hard to tell whether we're living in the denouement or the aftermath of the Brooklyn Food Revolution. Read more


David Chang's Momofuku Pork Belly and Oyster Lettuce Wraps

This recipe will show you how to assemble the pork wraps like David Chang serves up at his restaurant, Momofuku Ssam. Read more

Big Mac

Finally: McDonald's Reveals the Secret Recipe for Special Sauce!

After years of secrecy, McDonald's finally reveals the secret recipe for special sauce! Read more

Damien Hirst

Did Burger King Just Spend $622,000 on a Painting?

Sotheby's valued a painting hanging in a London Burger King at somewhere between $233,000 and $622,000 Read more