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Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

As it turns out, marinating longer doesn't necessarily mean a more delicious dinner.<p>That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about …

BBQ

Why You Should Put Sweet Tea in Your Fried Chicken Brine

In the life of a habitual fried chicken–maker, there comes a time when you start to perfect your recipe, zeroing in on just the right brining process …

Cooking

russian honey cake

<b>The day before, get ready:</b> Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Get 2 baking sheets (or even better, round pizza pans) down, more if you have them. Tear off 6 …

How to Butterfly a Chicken for Super Crispy Skin

All you need is a pair of kitchen shears.<p>Grilling should be simple and fast. Cooking a whole chicken doesn't exactly fit those two categories. But with a little bit of knife work, you can have a <b>super-crispy-skinned chicken</b> that cooks through quickly. When senior food editor <b>Chris Morocco</b> was testing</b> …

Cooking

These Are the 5 Best Burgers in New York City. Full Stop.

What makes the best burger in NYC? The patty. The bun. The pickles. The cheese. It all matters.<p>Last week, an editor sent an email out in our office. It posed an innocent, simple question: What's the best burger in New York City? The answers were anything but simple or innocent. Words were had. …

New York City

This Is the Woman Behind the World's Best Restaurant

There's no one in the business like Sarah Rosenberg, the totally unrehearsed publicist behind the scenes at Eleven Madison Park.<p>When you’re an editor at a food magazine, an unsettling percentage of your day is spent sifting through pitches from publicists. Whether it’s touting a FurLifter Carpet …

George Washington University

This Non-Alcoholic Spirit Is Behind the Bar at Many of the World's Best Restaurants

Drink this when you’re not drinking.<p>About six months into my pregnancy, I needed a drink. I met a friend for cocktails and apologetically asked the …

Alcohol

5 Food Movies and TV Shows You Should Watch This Weekend

A trip to Cuba, SNL food and more Massimo Bottura, all delivered straight to your TV or computer.<p>We get it, your life is busy. Between work, reading …

Food

Little Toasted, Now Open, Offers Riverside Views With Gourmet Toast, Coffee, and Whisky

<b>Slightly Toasted</b> charmed the West Loop with its mild-mannered coffee bar by day and swanky whisky bar at night in routine when it opened in January. Now they’re hoping residents at 300 S. Riverside Plaza warm to their concept by opening a second restaurant/bar, <b>Little Toasted</b>. Despite the name, this …

Coffee

Watch How Massimo Bottura’s Soup Kitchen Got Started in ‘Theater of Life’

Over the last two years, acclaimed Italian chef Massimo Bottura has been busy opening a handful of quasi-soup kitchens called “refettorios” around the world, all of which serve dishes made from food waste. The original soup kitchen, which was established at the Milan Expo in 2015, is the subject of …

Italy

Hong Kong pro-democracy march attracts tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of protesters have joined a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong which is expected to be the biggest of its kind in recent memory.<p>The organisers of Hong Kong's annual 1 July demonstration expect 500,000 people to take part in a protest possibly even larger than the 2003 demonstration, …