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Hutong

Like the original Hutong in Hong Kong, the Shard version is a glitzy place with amazing views, ersatz Old Beijing decor, and a Sichuan/Northern …

Hong Kong

Don't serve your duck pink?! That's quackers, say top chefs

With the FSA claiming that we should cook duck as well-done as chicken, London's top chefs tell us why the meat should always be pink.<p>We’ve been eating duck far longer than we have chicken. Centuries ago, the roasted bird was a favourite on British dinner tables, the likes of Aylesbury or …

BBQ

Gary Lee’s final meal

<b>I would spend my last meal with my partner Megz</b>, and our daughters Khyra Leah, Quiana and Taquira at my mother-in-law’s place in Crickhowell near Abergavenny in south Wales. We go there at every free moment.<p><b>It is so completely zen.</b> The scenery is beautiful, the air clean … It’s the one place I feel …

Onions

Chickpea Pancakes with Leeks, Squash, and Yogurt

4 Servings<p>Weekday pancakes sound like a stretch? Make the batter Sunday evening and start the week strong.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, chopped<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 cup grated …

Pancakes

Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

Breakfast

How to Make Salsa Romesco Without a Recipe

<i>The sauce that’ll make your barbecues sing is only four simple steps away, thanks to Caitlin from Back to Spain.</i><p>I discovered salsa romesco, a traditional sauce from Catalonia, a region in northeast Spain, when camping in the area—and immediately deemed it a summertime grilling essential. While I …

Tomatoes

Evo 2015 Street Fighter champion prevails despite broken stick (correction)

Equipment failures happen all the time in sports: bats break, tennis racket strings snap, shoes fly off in basketball. Play is stopped and the situation is fixed. But it seems a lot more calamitous when it's a video game, particularly the final of the biggest fighting game tournament in the …

Street Fighter

No more lime and soda: how bars are riding the teetotal craze

Teetoalism is rising and bars are taking note, creating non-alcoholic versions of our favourite tipples<p>Once upon a time, if you wanted a non-alcoholic drink in a bar, there was little to tempt you on the menu. Lime and soda or a coke were pretty much the only options: that, or perhaps a badly-made …

Alcohol

No-Churn, No-Cook, 4-Ingredient Peach Ice Cream

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Replace the typical ice cream base with sour cream for a frozen dessert that's tangy, fruity, and simple to make.</i><p>I’m all for quick and easy ice creams that don’t require an …

Ice Cream

Ant-Man scores smallest Marvel debut US box office since The Incredible Hulk

Superhero outing Ant-Man debuted to $58m at the US box office this weekend, the lowest opening for a Marvel film since 2008 but still a respectable total for a movie which has had a troubled gestation period.

Box Office

The best superblenders, tried and tested

There’s a new breed of blenders on the block. Super-blenders, aka high-speed blenders, were catapulted into the spotlight in the craze for “<b>green juices</b>” made from kale, spinach and the like. The theory is that puréeing the raw veg makes the nutrients within more available. <b>Vitamix</b> was the market …

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

The 100 best restaurants in London

Here it is: The Big One. Setting the criteria for our annual list of the 100 best restaurants in London was the easy bit. Anywhere we felt compelled …

England

Banality Can Be Beautiful - Photographs by Harry Gruyaert | LensCulture

In the beginning there was color and color was Harry Gruyaert. Too grand a claim, perhaps, but something happened to Gruyaert when, leaving his native Belgium in the late 1960s, he found himself visiting Morocco and discovering a new world. Or, more accurately, he found a new way of photographing a …

Photography

16 Ways to Eat Lots of Pita Bread and Chips

Pita is for lots more than lunch sandwiches. Think salads, burgers, dips, and more.<p><b>The perfect pita bread</b> should be warm, fluffy, and not fall apart with piled with dips or meat. Test out your favorite brand with these 16 recipes.

Cooking

Black Ops 3's bonus zombie map goes back to where it all began

A leak late last week said <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> would bring back a reimagining of one of the original Zombies mode maps, and this entirely pre-rendered trailer from San Diego Comic-Con confirms it and explains what's going on. Here's The Giant, a bonus map based on "Der Reise" from 2008's <i>Call</i> …

Lawn Mowing

SDCC: Watch the Comic-Con panel for Deadpool

The Merc with a Mouth invaded Comic-Con yesterday as 20th Century Fox showcased its upcoming <b>X-Men</b> spinoff <b>Deadpool</b>. You can watch the leaked footage …

You're Frying Your Eggs in Olive Oil, Right?

There's an art to the perfect olive oil-fried egg. Here's how to do it.<p>You know what’s better than a fried egg? A <i>crispy</i> fried egg. I mean, that’s pretty much inarguable, right? Which is why this past year I started frying mine in olive oil. I noticed a lot of hip restaurants in these …

Breakfast

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Press Start: Star Wars' great disturbance at Comic-Con dominates the week

It's early, and certainly the older fans of this saga have been deeply disappointed before, but <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> looks to be in good hands. The film's Comic-Con panel completely took over pop culture's consciousness by being real — real sets, practical effects. When Harrison Ford is …

Beautiful bioluminescent creatures light up the deep ocean

Life adapts in the most beautiful ways. Bioluminescence, though rarely seen in land organisms (with the noteworthy exception of the firefly) is …

Watermelon cake, fried Nutella pie, miso eclair: the most innovative cakes on offer this year

It was time to undo my belt and beg forgiveness from my dentist. For the second year running, Sydney’s Shangri La hotel hosted Sweet Street, a four-hour extravaganza of sugar-coated, dusted, glazed, frosted dessert tastings. Some of Australia’s finest pastry chefs, confectioners and chocolatiers …

Dessert

Low-Alcohol Cocktails, so You Can Day Drink All Day Long

This picnic ain't a track meet; it's a marathon. The key to successful day drinking is to choose one of these low alcohol cocktails. And sip slowly.<p><b>The key to successful day-drinking is</b> choosing low-octane cocktails that pack more flavor than potency. Because let's be real: If you're going to sip …

Alcohol

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Why Wonder Woman's Shoe 'Choice' Is Causing A Commotion At Comic-Con

Poor Wonder Woman. She can’t get her own movie, and now that she’s finally making her modern era screen debut—as the third wheel in <i>Batman v. Superman: The Dawn of Justice</i>, no less—all we can talk about are her <i>shoes</i>.<p>At Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego this week, Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman’s new …

Comics

Manchester United: Louis van Gaal still in dark about David de Gea

Louis van Gaal has refused to disclose details about the future of David de Gea and Angel di Maria as both players continue to be linked with a move …

Manchester United transfer rumours: Red Devils target former Manchester City defender Stefan Savic

Manchester United are considering a move in signing Fiorentina defender Stefan Savic, according to the Spanish newspaper AS.<p>The 24-year-old spent the …

Letter from Eminem to Tupac’s mother discovered

The rapper cites Tupac Shakur as an inspiration in handwritten letter<p>A letter from the 155 million selling hip-hop star Eminem to the mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur has been rediscovered by Reddit users.<p>Eminem, born Marshall Mathers, has always cited Shakur as a musical influence. The undated …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Make an Egg in a Basket a.k.a. Toad in a Hole a.k.a. Hen in a Nest

No matter what you call it, a fried egg in a piece of toast is one of our favorite breakfasts. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to get it right.<p><b>No matter what you call it</b>, an egg in a basket is one of our favorite ways to make fried eggs feel extra special. Here's our technique for a …

Breakfast