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Hump Day Snack: Deep-Fried Coke

If you're frolicking through a hometown carnival this summer season, chances are that you'll be tempted by fried food on sticks in at least ten to …

Patrón Tequila Wants To Give You A Night To Remember

Ready for a mysterious dining experience unlike any restaurant you've ever been to?<p>In cities all across the country, renowned chefs like Rick Bayless or Top Chef Kevin Sbraga create menus to be served in special locations like center field of St. Louis's Busch Stadium or Boston's Institute of …

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How to Choose an Ear of Corn (Without Peeking!)

<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: You can get fresh, bright, perfect corn -- while practicing proper corn-buying etiquette, too.</i><p>We can't stop talking about corn, cooking corn, wishing …

Where to Eat on 14th Street: 7 Places We Love in Washington, DC

If you've been paying attention to the food scene in the District this year, you'll have noticed a trend: Week after week of restaurant openings on 14th St. have flooded one of DC's already busiest corridors with even more options for diners. From massive, high profile operations like <b>Le Diplomate</b> …

Top 5 Tastes: Stone Fruit, Seafood and Everything in Between

I consider myself extremely lucky to be able to eat at high class spots, hole in the wall joints, and everywhere in between on a regular basis (and to the immense detriment of my financial funds). This week I ran the gamut of eating locales, from a modest Philadelphia Cambodian spot, a …

3 Food Trucks We Love at the Durham Farmers Market, North Carolina

Out of the 50-odd food trucks cruising around Durham, North Carolina (check out our favorites here), you can always count on three or four parking alongside the Durham Farmers' Market, ready to serve an eclectic mix of portable breakfast and lunch offerings to the town's locavores and early risers. …

Quick "Creamed" Curried Corn and How to Really Cut Corn Off a Cob!

Do Food Rituals Make Food Taste Better?

When I was a kid, I wouldn't come too close to my sandwich unless the crusts were carefully trimmed away (looking back, I can't believe my mom did …

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Taco Bell Will Stick Anything Inside a Taco These Days

Vital waffle taco update: <b>Taco Bell</b> has rolled out its Breakfast Waffle Tacos in 100 stores and it seems they are testing fillings beyond the original sausage and eggs. Brand Eating reports that some Taco Bells in Orange County, CA are testing a <b>Chicken & Waffle Taco</b> and a <b>Very Berry Waffle Taco</b> as …

From Criminal to Chef

The <i>Guardian</i> checks in with chef <b>Anthony Kelly</b>, a onetime reality TV trainee on <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>'s show <i>Gordon Behind Bars</i>. Kelly says he owes "<b>a lot</b>" to the shouty chef, who set up a bakery inside a London prison to give inmates professional culinary training: "What he did is highlight the fact that …

Taste Test: American vs Old World Dry-Cured Hams

Dry-cured ham is one of those checkmate foods for me. Whether laid out on a butcher's board, draped casually over crudités or fruit, or perhaps fanned out over a pizza, once I see the words "prosciutto" or "jamón" on a menu, it's all over. I'm a sucker for dry-cured ham in nearly every iteration, …

Free Booze

The <i>Atlantic</i> explores the economics behind offering <b>bottomless brunch mimosas</b>, and concludes that although restaurants may lose money by pouring free booze, the practice does make economic sense. "They're what economists call a <b>loss leader</b>. That's something a company sells at a loss expecting to get …

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Summer Recipe: Sweet Cherry Syrup (No Cherry Pitter Required!)

Combine cherries and sugar in a medium saucepan and place over medium heat. Stir to coat cherries in sugar, and then use a potato masher to squash …