Christopher Ek

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Traditional Gyro Meat Recipe

"This Greek/Lebanese style meatloaf is sliced and served with pita bread, tzatziki, and tomatoes for a delicious gyro that is the closest I've come …

Recipes

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

><p>Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes — including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies — but I'm going to …

Dessert

The 17 Hottest Restaurants in LA Right Now, July 2018

Where to eat right now in the City of Angels<p>More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater have one question: <i>Where should I eat right now?</i> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort. And while the Eater 38 is …

How ‘Glow’ recreates 1980s’ Los Angeles

The series is more than just a greatest hits of ’80s nostalgia<p>One of the pleasures of the first season of <i>Glow</i> was the show’s painstaking recreation of 1980s Los Angeles. In direct contrast to the flashy lady-wrestling series of the same name, the creative team behind the Netflix comedy series took …

8 Spots In LA To Watch The World Cup In All Of Its Glory

The U.S. might be out of the World Cup this year, but that doesn't mean people aren't watching. Here are some of the best places to keep up with the …

Air-Fried Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Whether you’re having vegetarian friends over to watch the game or you just enjoy recipe mash-ups starring your favorite flavors, these spicy …

Cooking

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

Grilling season is here, and with it inevitably comes the curse of dry chicken. If you've never been handed a dried-out chicken breast at a …

A Complete 2 Week Japan Itinerary for Travellers Seeking Affordable Luxury (Including With Kids)

As far as I am concerned, 2 weeks in Japan is not nearly enough because this small country packs so much into its borders. Needs must though – adults …

Beyond Tokyo: 8 of Japan's best foodie destinations

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know about Tokyo 's amazing sushi, ramen and tempura.<p>Japan's capital is a gastronomic wonderland -- that comes as no surprise.<p>But if you want to really experience Japan's rich culinary canon, you'll need to get out of Tokyo and eat your way across the country.<p>"Japan has one of the …

Japan

The Secret Alleys of Central Tokyo and Where the Locals Eat

During one of my evenings in Tokyo, I just decided to wander off and find myself some nice, traditional style street photography locations.The …

Hiroki Nakamura’s Guide to Shopping, Eating, and Hot Spring-ing in Tokyo (and Beyond)

The Visvim designer’s favorite places for vintage goods and world-class sushi.<p>In his pop-up store in New York City, which ran from September to December, designer Hiroki Nakamura sat down on a sofa with oatmeal-hued cushions in front of a matching black walnut wood coffee table. Both were made by …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

A One-Week Travel Itinerary for First-Time Visitors to Tokyo

The world-class city of Tokyo is one of the most exciting places to visit, with an endless list of things to see and do. From traditional Japanese …

Buxton Hall

They say BBQ never changes. They’re wrong<p>You can smell great barbecue long before you walk through the door.<p>Outside Buxton Hall Barbecue, it’s no different: The air hangs with the faintly smoky aroma of crispy pork. It only intensifies as you enter the brick-walled space, past T-shirts for sale (my …

The Ultimate Scientifically-Tested Guide To Baking The Perfect Brownies

It's not often we meet a brownie we don't want to eat. They are made up of chocolate and sugar, after all. But there are the occasional batches that we just don't care for. Sometimes, we bake a pan of brownies and they're just not all that great. They don't have the beautiful crinkly top, or …

Carrot Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette and Pistachios

4 Servings<p>Using your food processor’s shredding blade makes this simple bistro salad a very doable weeknight option.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted, shelled raw pistachios<p>¾ teaspoon coriander seeds<p>½ garlic clove, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>…

How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

<i>Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko are sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along on Food52 to perfect your at-home cocktails.</i><p><i>Today: Jeff shares his secret to an amazing gin and tonic.</i><p>I began my first …

Flavors

A Zingy Base for All Summer Drinks, Alcoholic and Virgin

The best summer pitcher drinks—alcoholic and virgin—are based on a zingy lemon-ginger brew concocted by our food & features editor Carla Lalli Music<p><b>No, it’s not green juice. It’s Lemon-Ginger Brew</b>, a creation of food and features editor <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>. To make it, she simmers ginger in water to …

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Japan Travel: Your Own Personal Guides, Free Of Charge

When my wife and I traveled with a friend to Japan in 2007, we engaged an excellent guide to help us make sense of Kyoto's temples and gardens (I wrote about the experience in The Washington Post, where I gave a grateful nod to Chris Rowthorn, whose business arranged it). The success of this …

Japan

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Blue Ridge Mountains