Plus, chicken portraits, what happens when you throw a Peep out an airlock, and more in this week's link roundup!
This is the best cupcake I've had in a long time—probably because it tasted like tiramisu.
If you've ever wanted to make your own bakery quality bread at home but been stymied by the number of recipes on the internet, good news: San Francisco baker Josey Baker—that is indeed his real name—has written the first truly entry-level bread baking cookbook.
If you're looking for some small Easter sweets and are tired of Peeps, here are two options that are perfect for gifts.
Pizza Town USA is as good as it sounds, assuming you think it sounds awesome. Slice founder Adam Kuban reviewed Pizza Town USA three years ago, and aside from the prices, his positive review still holds up.
With a sprawling Chinatown, a significant Salvadorian population, and a school bus serving serious barbecue, DC has plenty to satisfy the hungry bargain hunter.
This is one of the best sellers at the Ample Hills scoop shops, and once you taste the sweet cream ice cream bulked up with fresh bits of chopped honeycomb candy you'll see why.
Declaring that "anything short of nudity goes these days," Chicago Magazine just picked out its 17 favorite new restaurants in the city.
It may not be traditional in the strictest sense of the word, but the combination of soy sauce and butter is quickly becoming a favorite both in Asia and here at home. One of my favorite ways to combine them? In a stir-fry, like this simple recipe with marinated flank steak, stir-fried with mushrooms.
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You could stick to Yankee Stadium's improved but pricey concessions, or you could be bolder, save a few (read: a lot) of bucks, and venture out into the surrounding neighborhood. The Bronx is a wonderful place to eat if you know where to look, and we have you covered.
How far should you go to accommodate food issues with guests?
Fat-washing: it might sound like a process for getting rid of bacon grease on your shirt, but it's actually a clever cocktail technique that adds savory flavor to spirits. We take a look at the science of what's actually going on with this tasty trick.
Are snack-of-the-month clubs worth it or gimmicky? We sampled a few to find the best.
In a sweets-only kitchen, producing course after course of desserts that keep the diner eating and don't dull her palate with sugar is challenging, but Patisserie Tomoko in Williamsburg gets it right.
A buffet can be okay. Sometimes you just want a hot meal with plenty of options so the kids get a few bites in between running around. The fact that the food is really, really good can make it worth seeking out. Case in point: the Sunday Brunch Buffet at Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant.
Alas (I suppose) these green beans are only cooked in the manner of snails, not with the garden creatures. No matter, the unapologetically garlicky snail butter is still darn good and makes a fine accompaniment to the tender green beans.
In conversations about gentrification, small business owners that ring in the changes—the fancy coffee shops and hip art galleries, for instance—are characterized as drivers of social change. But for a certain class of food entrepreneurs, opening a business in a gentrifying neighborhood has less to do with the change you want to make and more to do with where it's possible for you to thrive.
As the weather warms, we get really excited for the first afternoon spent at a picnic in the park or someone's backyard, sipping something refreshing and cool.
Cinnamon coated candied almonds are the secret ingredient in these extra crunchy chocolate chip biscotti.
These moist cupcakes get their coconut flavor from coconut milk and chopped coconut. Just spoon the easy coconut glaze over the top.
Italian import L'Albero dei Gelati may best be known for its ice cream, but it's really a full-service cheese and sweets shop, and if you're getting some of their excellent gelato, an order of cake shouldn't come too far behind.