Jim Huynh

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The secret technique that chains like Shake Shack use to make delicious burgers

<i>Of course</i> the most genius burger I've ever made would come from The Food Lab (and the brilliant dude behind it). <i>Of course</i> I won't be able to make cheeseburgers another way.<p>These burgers are perilously juicy, with the crispiest, meatiest, most umami-fied crust you can get in a burger. They also take …

30 days of our best grilling tips

How to make rich broth for ramen — plus a fast shortcut

Egg noodles. I love this innocuous pasta. The rich, tender noodles comfort me when I have a cold, have suffered a challenging day or need to recover from a week of "research eating." When they are buttery and cheesy, or topped with chicken paprikash, my childhood feels close. Fried crispy and …

This Man Knows All of Tokyo’s Food Secrets

This dude has impressed Anthony Bourdain, Wylie Dufresne, and many other chefs from around the world with his restaurant knowledge. His secrets will most likely blow your mind, too.<p>Tokyo is a mindfuck.<p>No amount of research or any guidebook will be able to adequately prepare you for its quickfire, …

Find the Right Size Watch for Your Wrist With These Tips

Watches come in a wide variety of sizes, and so do wrists. These helpful tips will make sure your never buy a watch that looks too big or too small …

5 Best Marinade Recipes

Recipes

10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

Get the elegant home of your dreams on a budget. Image Source: LMK Interiors Having a high-end looking home can be difficult, especially if you have …

Home Decorating

A Breeze Of Côte D’Azur – Corniche Heritage 40

When there is a new watch brand around the corner, we are always interested to have a look at it. Although we all feel the market is flooded by the …

Watches

The Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in …

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

What You Need To Know About Italian White Wines

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>For those of us who don’t live there, Italy often seems to be a dream world. It’s one of the few countries …

Classy Watches That Won't Break the Bank

Every modern brand phenom has a well-crafted backstory. The birth of the affordable luxury watch is no different. In 2006, while visiting Australia, …

What's the Difference Between Thai and Vietnamese Fish Sauce?

Made from salted fermented fish, fish sauce is staple ingredient for seasoning in in many Southeast Asian cuisines. A whiff from the bottle reveals …

Acquainted

This brand's affordable pilot watches are excellent choices for stylish guys

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>I've written about enough watches — for both men and women— at this point to have become rather selective about what I'd actually wear …

My Grandmother’s Genius Biscuits & Gravy (Starring Pork Belly, Eggs)

Are you ready for this, gravy lovers? The best biscuits and gravy are <i>not</i> made from sausage, despite what every diner menu and blog peddling comfort food will tell you.<p>But <i>you</i>, you're in luck: Today is the day you learn about a much finer gravy to pour over biscuits—a rich, milky, Oklahoma-bred gravy …

Cooking

The rise of athleisure is eating into the profits of regular clothes

American clothing retailers including Gap, J.Crew, Abercrombie & Fitch, and a slew of department stores are suffering. Mall traffic is down. Shoppers are spending less on clothes and looking for discounts when they do. Amazon and fast fashion are stealing their customers.<p>But there’s another factor …

Clothing

Do the Japanese run the best meetings?

Constantly trapped in pointless meetings? Try the Japanese or Finnish approach.<p>Our guide to understanding meeting culture around the world.<p>If you want to get your point across in a meeting in Finland, keep quiet; and let your counterparts deliberate. Of course, that won’t work at all in, say, …

Northern Europe

Why luxury watches cost so much money

In the earlier part of the 20th century, watches were used primarily as tools, says Ben Clymer, founder and executive editor of watch expert site Hodinkee.<p>For example: A diver needed something that was waterproof and would work at depths of up to 100 meters, a race car driver needed a method to …

This Classic Documentary On the Making of the Porsche 356 Is Mesmerizing

Forty minutes watching this is time well spent.<p>Porsche's cars have always been expensive, and watching this early 1960s documentary on how the 356 was made, you get the sense why. Things have been different since the Boxster was introduced 20 years ago, ushering a leaner, more cost-effective …

7 Ways to Salt-Bake a Fish

Learn how to master this amazing fish preparation.<p>Baking a whole fish in a salt crust makes it insanely moist and delicate and leaves it perfectly …

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people use simple etiquette habits to get ahead.<p>A five-minute phone call, for instance, could result in huge payoffs.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his book "Change Your …

The Upscale Montblanc Watch That Won't Break the Bank

For people and timepieces, making it past a century deserves some serious recognition. Montblanc is already a decade past that milestone this year. And to celebrate the big one one zero, the brand is rolling out more than a few exciting pieces (a new serpent-themed collection of pens and leather …

Mont Blanc

A Watch for All Seasons: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39

If you want just one, all-purpose watch, our watch tester says Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual might be it. Find out more about in this in-depth review of …

Watches

50 Terms Every Watch-Lover Needs to Know

Like cars and computers, the terminology behind watches is almost as complicated as the mechanics that drive them. Diehard watch nerds throw around …

Watches

The 15 Best Men's Watches Under $150

Bertucci 11041 DX3<p><b>Field Marshal:</b> Using a battery to power the Japanese quartz movement is usually an aspect we try to avoid, but the on-board power …

Watches

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

Avoid These Common Mistakes and Your Carrot Cake Will Be Gold

Make a perfect, moist carrot cake at home by avoiding these common mistakes—and by following this recipe.<p>Bursting with vitamin-packed carrots and slathered with a dairy-rich cream cheese frosting, carrot cake is essentially the world's most delicious health food. Okay, we're lying to you and …

Dessert

The Food Lab's American Omelettes (and Why You Should Salt Your Eggs in Advance)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Just as with scrambled eggs, there are two major types of omelette: the hearty, big-as-your-face, stuffed-to-the-brim, fluffy, folded-in-half, light-golden-brown diner-style omelette, and …

Breakfast

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find This Week

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with …

Shopping