I wasn't an hour on the ground in Taipei before a pancake was shoved in my face and I was tearing into its oily belly, clumps of egg and chewy dough funneling down my throat.
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The humble eclair has been a fixture of New York bakeries for over 30 years. But recently the city's best French bakeries have been giving it a big makeover.
I visited over two dozen torta shops and taquerias in my search, and while so-so sandwiches abounded, they only made the great ones—and there were quite a few great ones—stand out even more.
Overstuffed cemitas, salsa-slathered pambazos, and some of the best beef you'll get between buns in the city—this the Mexican food you don't want to miss in Chicago.
If you're going to Singapore, you shouldn't miss Little India. The flavors found in this neighborhood are the real deal, not watered down for Western palates. Here's our guide to the essential bites, from extra-crisp fermented rice crepes on the southern end to Gujarati home cooking on the northern side.
Much has changed since our first babka survey of New York five years ago, and there are more ambitious contenders for the Best Babka crown than ever before. Here are our votes on the best.
Think of the Chinese Lunar New Year like a second go-round of Thanksgiving: It's all about families and friends coming together to feast and celebrate. Here's what you need to know to throw your own Chinese New Year celebration, from hair-washing tips to recipes.
Most home bakers are familiar with making buttercream. It's smooth, creamy and it tastes amazing spread over cake, piped onto cupcakes, or smushed between two cookies. However, there are actually six different kinds of buttercream! Read on to see how they compare...
It always baffles me when I hear statistics about lamb consumption in the US. Compared to chicken, beef, and pork sales, lamb consumption is a drop in the bucket And why? It's certainly one of the most delicious meats around, with its meaty texture, and intense flavor. Because I love lamb so hard, I'm going to try my best to remedy that situation, starting with the best way to cook a boneless leg of lamb. I'm talking about a method that delivers mild, flavorful meat with a tender texture and a perfectly rosy medium-rare hue all the way from edge to center, surrounded in a crisp layer of browned, crackly fat. Here's everything you need to know.
Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. That's a mistake: the country's drinks are as delicious and diverse as its cuisine.
As any traveler will tell you, it's the little differences that make a place seem foreign, and often these trifles are exasperating and exhilarating at the same time.
There's a type of biscuit for just about every occasion, and lately we've been exploring several of the most common types. Here's a look at those biscuits, plus the backstory on lesser-known varieties, like beaten biscuits and benne-seed biscuits.
Depending on who you ask and what subjective gerrymandering is involved, you may or may not lump Washington, DC in with the American South. Cultural geography notwithstanding, DC is still a town that can boast some solid Southern-style fried chicken. Here are our favorites.
One of the greatest things about outdoor excursions is the food. Whether you're backpacking or car camping, here are our strategies for making it even better...Just watch out for bears.
For those looking to dine on the cheap, Portland's countless food carts provide an obvious solution. But there's also no shortage of sit-down places with stellar dishes for under $10. Good value can be found all over the city, including table-side at some of Portland's most celebrated restaurants. In fact, the difficulty isn't in seeking out bargains, but rather narrowing down the bounty of options. Here are ten of our favorites.
Are American beer lovers more than just a bunch of IBU-chasing hopheads? Today's guide looks into a wide range of American beer styles, from adjunct lagers to Imperial porters.
Cheap eats in Seattle run from one end of the food spectrum to the other, from the elegance and indulgence of lunch at Le Pichet to the sheer amount of amazing food at El Paisano, each checking in at under $10 a meal. So where do you go in Seattle when your budget is tight? Here are our top ten picks.
Ask some members of this staff what to do with leftover condensed milk—for example, if you had the remnants of a giant taste test to find out the best brand lying around your office—and they'd say: drink it straight. Or they might put it in their coffee or tea, Southeast Asian style. But condensed milk is actually the secret ingredient in a huge variety of sweets, and here are some of our favorite ideas.
Grains have been a staple of the human diet for the last, oh, 10,000 years. And if you think about it properly—by which I mean with a few debatable leaps of logic and some generous omissions—grains are also basically responsible for all the best things: beer, adorable pets, beds, cheesy popcorn, and, yes, internet. In that fertile crescent-agricultural revolution-cradle of civilization sense, that is.
But have you ever listened to someone wax rhapsodic about the delights of whole grains and thought to yourself, meh? Welcome to the club that I totally just quit.
Our guide to where to eat in and around your college town.