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Restaurants are neglecting their table customers for the sweet embrace of Deliveroo

“I’m so sorry, we’re really busy tonight,” the sole waitress told our group, as we waited longer than we should have for our meals.<p>We looked around the empty south London restaurant in surprise. The tables, which would seat about 40, were laid out with wine glasses and napkins. But apart from our …

It's Time to Banish These 6 Cooking Myths from Your Kitchen

In anticipation of his incredibly comprehensive new cookbook, The Food Lab's J. Kenji López-Alt debunked the most common cooking myths for us.<p><b>J. Kenji López-Alt</b> is not messing around when he says he's cooked over 1,000 steaks and baked more than 1,500 chocolate chip cookies. His recipes, which find …

Eggs

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos17 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

Coffee

How to Plate (and Instagram) Like a Pro

The look of a dish matters more than ever in the age of Instagram. We’ll teach you how to smash and swoosh with the best of them.<p>The look of a dish matters more than ever in the age of Instagram. We asked four chefs to teach us how to smash and swoosh with the best of them.<p>The Yin & Yang<p><b>The Pro:</b></b> …

Brush Strokes

An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey

What really makes whiskey taste like whiskey? If flavor truly just came down to a simple formula of distilling ratios of grains plus time spent in a barrel, then there wouldn’t be an infinite range of tastes, profiles and qualities. There’s a world of whiskey geekdom to explore, all of the finer …

Whiskey

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

Hey Yogurt-Maker, Where'd You Get Those Microbes?

Yogurt is a truly living food. The bacteria that transform milk into this thick and sour food also provide a sense of mystique.<p>For Atanas Valev, they carry the taste and smell of his homeland, Bulgaria. "It's just the smell of the fermented milk. It's tart, tangy tart. That's what yogurt should …

Microbiology

How to Dress Any Salad Green, from Arugula to Watercress

Advice on pairing salad greens with dressings, from hearty endive and kale to tender summer mâche mixes<p>Anyone can make a decent salad, but it takes some skill and know-how to create a masterpiece in green. It's important, first, to brush up on the basics: Are you sufficiently drying your greens? …

Arugula

cucumber lemonade

I began this summer by expressing, in no uncertain terms, just how terrible New York City summers really are — sticky airlessness occasionally broken …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>“I feel like Young Thug is the new pop star. Lil Uzi [Vert] is definitely the new pop star. Like, he’s definitely the new Blink-182.”<p>By Zach …

Follow These 10 Steps to Bake Your Best Cake Yet

<i>Follow Alice's 10-step guide and your cake will turn out better than you ever expected.</i><p>Whether you're making a towering skyscraper of buttercream or a one-bowl wonder, baking a cake is an investment—in time, in ingredients, and in pride. And with so much on the line, it's only logical that you do …

The Real Rules of Making Boozy Ice Cream

Few things make me happier than dunking a couple shots of whiskey into my homemade ice cream base. Few things make for tastier ice cream, too—just a tablespoon or two of hooch brings incredible complexity and depth to a scoop, be it the most flavorful vanilla bean you'll ever taste or an Old …

Ice Cream

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …

Italian Food

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …

Cooking

11 Crisp and Refreshing Cucumber Salads

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When you think of summer refreshers, icy, thirst quenching beverages likely come to mind. But there are a few foods that deserve …

Food

Great Men and Their Tipples

The greatest men in history, real or otherwise, all have one drink they savor above all others.<p>Every man has a drink of choice, even the ones of legend. Here are 18 great men and their go-to refreshment.<p>1. Benjamin Franklin - Madeira Wine<p>2. Oscar Wilde - Absinthe<p>3. F. Scott Fitzgerald - Gin …

Literature

Homemade Muesli

Makes about 4 cups<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Stop paying top dollar for store-bought cereal. This homemade muesli couldn't be easier (and more economical).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup barley flakes<p>1 cup rye flakes<p>1/4 cup dried cranberries or chopped dates<p>1/4 cup …

Breakfast

Liege Waffles

The Liege waffle, native to Belgium and loved around the world, is a thick, crispy, sweet waffle with dough similar to brioche. They feature large chunks of pearl sugar and when baked in a waffle iron, the sugar caramelizes, creating a lovely crisp bite on the outside while maintaining a soft …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake, Plus 7 Other Recipes to Cook with Your Kids

Cooking is one of the best ways to bond with your kids <i>and</i> communicate some valuable skills. Here are eight places to get started.

Slow Cookers

34 Cooking Moments When You Know You've Nailed It

It's hard to tell when you've finally achieved the ideal pan-seared fish skin or grill marks on a steak. These photos show us how it's done so you can get it right every time.<p><b>There comes a moment in every cook's life</b> when you know you got it right. The butter's ideally melted, the steak's expertly …

Cooking

Fermentation for Dummies

<i>April is Homegrown Month at Tasting Table.</i><p>Stinky, bubbling, old, but not rotten? Fermentation can seem like the muckiest kind of kitchen science. But …

Food

The Ultimate Guide to Peppers

Chile peppers are thought to have originated in South America, but they have been cultivated all over the world for centuries, resulting in a wide …

Northern California

The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms

Mushrooms, the fruiting bodies of edible fungi, are amazing things in the kitchen, bearers of flavor that range from nutty to aromatically woody …

San Francisco

30 Men’s Side Part Hairstyles & How To Rock It

We all know that one of the most stylish men this world has ever seen is a well-dressed New York City ad exec named Don Draper. Who cares that he’s a …

The Secret To Momofuku Milk Bar's Amazing Cakes Is ... Milk

If you've ever had a cake from Momofuku Milk Bar, you know they're impossibly moist and and unreasonably delicious. Milk Bar's cakes are beautiful layer cakes stacked to fanciful if not dizzying heights. It's impossible not to feel giddy at the sight of them.<p>Once you get a load of their amazing …

Dessert

17 Bread Recipes to Bake Your Way to Yeasty, Chewy Goodness

These 17 homemade breads are impressive, delicious, and (bonus!) will make your whole house smell great.<p><b>Nothing makes us feel quite as accomplished</b> as a homemade loaf of bread fresh out of the oven. From pillowy, salt-topped Parker House rolls to the ultimate sandwich loaf, here are 11 ways to …

Baking

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology