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After a Decade of Hype, Momofuku Noodle Bar Still Delivers the Goods

He also added other dishes to the menu beyond noodle bowls, creations that reflected his Korean heritage, his Virginia upbringing, and his time cooking in kitchens like Craft and Cafe Boulud. From his rookie panic and resolve for success came creations like rice cakes in chile sauce with …

Watch Conan O'Brien Learn How to Make Ramen Burgers

Ramen burger inventor <b>Keizo Shimamoto</b> stopped by <i>Conan</i> last night to teach host <b>Conan O'Brien</b> how to talk about ramen. Shimamoto first teaches Conan how to make his famous <b>ramen burger</b>, which Conan promptly proclaims is a combination of the "two greatest things in the world." However, after Shimamoto …

Yelp Has the Power to Change Restaurant Ratings

Earlier this week, review site <b>Yelp</b> won one of its longest court battles when the U.S Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of several class action lawsuits that accused the site of altering business' rankings for payment. Now, more details about the ruling have come to light: According to the <i>New</i> …

Food & Wine Magazine | Recipes, Menus, Chefs, Wine, Cooking, Holidays, Entertaining

From a labneh and granola parfait to the best patty melt you've ever had, t...<p>From a labneh and granola parfait to the best patty melt you've ever …

Exciting Arrangements of Food Suspended in Mid-Air

Rather than arranging foods from one recipe into perfectly aligned rows of ingredients, German artist Nora Luther created this exciting collection where the items burst into the air in an organized chaos. Created in cooperation with Pavel Becker, <i>Recipes</i> is a series of deliciously presented foods in …

Food

Watch David Chang Talk About His Ultimate 'Food Fail'

As part of his recent visit to <i>The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon</i>, chef <b>David Chang</b> reveals his biggest "<b>food fail</b>": In the clip, Chang talks about the embarrassing moment he endured as a young cook in Japan, when he attempted to use a cleaver for the first time and ended up cutting himself. "It …

The 12 Best Foods on the Planet

We ate. We ranked. Now it’s your turn to try

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Put away your appliances -- today, we're hacking everything.</i><p>Some days are meant for lingering in the kitchen -- for tempering chocolate on a marble slab …

Even the Idea of This Bacon Bed Will Give You Nightmares

The merry-makers at <i>MAD Magazine</i> skewer the very weird Bacon Bowl by taking it to the extreme: Introducing the <b>Bacon Bed</b>, a "1,500-pound stainless steel mold" that allows its user to make a bed out of bacon. (The gigantic oven necessary to make said oven is sold separately, because that's where they …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Shrimp Burgers With Wakame Slaw

Shrimp toast is one of my favorite things ever. So I figured, why not switch out the toast for burger buns? The shrimp burgers are filled with fresh herbs and bright flavors, topped with a crunchy wakame (seaweed salad) and spicy sriracha. I am practically addicted. I love this combination so much. …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Cooking

America's Best Cities for Barbecue 2014

Some like it pristine; others prefer it slathered in mustard sauce. When picking the best cities for barbecue, Travel + Leisure readers were ready to …

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

Chickpea, Barley, and Feta Salad

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Barley has nice heft and chew, but don’t feel limited—use cooked farro, quinoa, or brown rice if you prefer.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 oz. green beans, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup pearled, hulled, or hull-less barley<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>¼ cup raw …

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Jose Garces' Tasting Menu Restaurant Has a Cell Phone Charger Course

The prix-fixe tasting menu at chef <b>Jose Garces</b>'s Philadelphia restaurant <b>Volvér</b> provides quite a spectacle (read Ryan Sutton's review here), but a recent review by the <i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i>'s <b>Craig LaBan</b> reveals an additional, jarring element — the presentation of a <b>cell phone charger</b>, mid-meal. In …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Dessert

The Most Beautiful Summer Desserts Of All Time

Everyone swoons over the beauty of spring vegetables but summer fruits may be even more glorious -- especially in dessert form. From plump blackberries to ruby raspberries to juicy peaches and nectarines, summer fruits are exceptionally exquisite.<p>While we love sneaking berries and stone fruit into …

Here's Another Way You Never Considered Peeling A Mango

Mangoes are tricky. They have really thin skin that is difficult to peel off and a huge, flat pit running right down the middle that gets in the way of everything. But a new food hack might have just convinced us that mangoes might not be as inaccessible as we once thought.<p>This video from …

7 Easy Pickles for Summer

We live in the era of the pickle: quick fridge, lacto-fermented, water-bath canned. If it can be put up in a jar, you can preserve it. So stock up on …

Food Preservation

These 18 Restaurants Have Lovely Custom Plates—and Glasses and Fondue Pots and Tortilla Warmers...

The chefs at these 18 restaurants are working with designers to make gorgeous custom dishware, from chargers and carafes to fondue pots and tortilla warmers<p><b>A chef dictates what goes on your plate. Everyone knows that.</b> But these days chefs have their hands on the plates themselves. Working with …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Sriracha Factory Saga Blamed on Faulty Science

It looks like the <b>City Council of Irwindale</b>, California used <b>bad science</b> to create its case against <b>Huy Fong Foods</b>, the manufacturer of Sriracha. Last year, the city took Huy Fong Foods to court after residents complained that the plant's production of its signature hot sauce caused unpleasant odors. …

6 Ways to Cook Ribs

There are many ways to prepare delicious baby backs and spare ribs, whether you’ve got half a day, a yard and lots of patience, or nothing more than …

The Internet Keeps Giving This Guy Money to Make Potato Salad

Ask the Internet for potato salad and you’ll have an OK side dish. Ask the Internet to help you <i>make</i> potato salad and you’ll find yourself awash in …

Potatoes

Bar Food: Pickled Eggs Recipe From Bronwyn

Everyone knows their deviled eggs. It's now time to show some respect for the pickled egg.<p>At Brownyn, a barely modernized pub that slings the bold food and drinks of Eastern Europe and Germany in the Boston suburb Somerville, the starkly magenta Thüringia pickled eggs are a menu fixture.<p>Pickled in …

The Banh Mi Handbook

• <b>Author:</b> Andrea Nguyen<p><b>A cookbook devoted to the beloved Vietnamese sandwich, with 50 recipes ranging from classic fillings to innovative modern combinations.</b><p>Created by Vietnamese street vendors a century or so ago, banh mi is a twist on the French snack of pâté and bread that is as brilliant as it …

Hawaiian-Style Sesame Cabbage Salad

1 large head green cabbage, shredded into 1⁄4-inch ribbons<p>6–8 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin (about 2 cups)<p>1⁄4 cup mirin<p>1⁄4 cup rice …