First Look: Larder & Cupboard
By Mabel Suen
By Cheryl Baehr
Pimped Out Pickles is Back
By Jessica Lussenhop
Best Food Instagrams 12/9-16
By Nancy Stiles
Balaban's Wine Dinner Features Caymus Wines
Happy Hour at the King & I
The Living Room Now Open
Walnut Grill Now Open
Banter and Cocktails at the Gin Room
By Patrick J. Hurley
Sugar High: Pie Oh My's Pumpkin-Maple Pecan Pie
Why's everyone hatin' on canned and frozen vegetables? Slate's Daniel Engber takes foodies to the woodshed. "I know it sounds weird," Engber writes. "A crisp salad of watercress and red onions must be more wholesome than, say, a pile of defrosted spinach and some canned beets, right? Not according to any practical measure of nutritive content."
London-born San Francisco food activist mistaken for the Messiah. No, really! Yes, The Colbert Report is involved, but this is for realz! The UK Guardian has the scoop.
All the rage in Asia: extreme dieting. So sayeth USA Today. "'The magic number is to be below 100 pounds, no matter your height or your weight,' says Philippa Yu, a clinical psychologist at the Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association."
Did you know that the "signature dish" of Springfield, Illinois, is the horseshoe sandwich, an open-face pile of meat topped with French fries and a thick cheese sauce? But wait, there's more! According to the Wall Street Journal, a Springfield restaurant has gone the horseshoe one better, subbing a tortilla for the bread and then deep-frying the sucker before smothering it in all that cheese. "We made something very unhealthy even unhealthier," Field House Pizza and Pub co-owner Tom Hart tells WSJ reporter Joe Barrett.