Food

Best New York Pizza: Which to Eat, Which to Skip

I think it was Albert Einstein who gave us that universal equation: New York = Pmc2. Where P is pizza and mc is “my chin.” I spent 5 months spanning the Island and beyond, chasing leads...

Williamsborg. Resistance is Futile.

Williamsborg is a weekly food festival in—you guessed it—the molten core of hipsterdom: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. It’s a foodie spinoff of the massively successful (and also extremely hip) Brooklyn Flea vintage flea market. Actually, Williamsborg is...

I’ll Meet You at Chelsea Market

The experience of Chelsea Market is best described by its own website: “…a sort of postindustrial theme park, carefully festooned with the detritus of a lost industrial culture, interspersed with food stores and restaurants.” A perfect...

Rice to Meet You: NYC’s Boutique Rice Pudding Scene

In an ultra-hip world of tomorrow, people eat rice pudding for dessert, fuel their cars with Jell-O and burn rounded scoops of ambrosia salad to get high. You can catch a glimpse of this dystopian future...

Moo Math: (Hamburger + Peanut Butter + Bacon) / 3

I waited until we had a serious eater visit us in New Orleans before visiting Yo Mama’s Bar & Grill for their famous Peanut Butter Bacon Burger. Yo Mama’s is tucked away on an unsuspecting French...

Home Cooking in New Orleans

Let’s face facts: If you ate at restaurants every day in New Orleans, you’d be fat, greasy and dead. To combat the indescribably large number of calories consumed every time we left our apartment, we resorted...

Lil’ Bastard’s Pasta Puttanesca Recipe for Hypochondriacs

Pasta Puttanesca is Italian for “Whore’s Style” or even “Whore’s Birth” depending on which websites you trust. I make no judgements. Apparently, the dish got its name from prostitutes who left it on their window sills...

Best King Cake in New Orleans

If you’re not eating king cake in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, you’re missing out. Like a lot of things in New Orleans the king cake has an eclectic history. “Who’s your favorite baker?” is a...