Food & Drink

cellar lockdown billecart

Cellar’s market

June 5, 2020 4:57 pm

What bubbles up must go down

alison roman

No, Alison Roman isn’t racist

May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

On Twitter, rudeness doesn’t launch a controversy half as well as another R-word

meat

Americans are paying the price for the rotten meat business

May 18, 2020 2:24 pm

A few large companies monopolize the vast majority of meat processing

viennese coffeehouse

Civilized caffeination

May 15, 2020 2:20 pm

A frothy tour of Vienna’s coffeehouses

puttanesca

Is pasta puttanesca the perfect lockdown dish?

May 14, 2020 11:34 am

The dish hits, with masterly economy, all five ‘taste groups’

sourdough

Upper crust: a sweeter approach to sourdough

May 13, 2020 5:59 pm

According to French tradition, it is wrong to throw away old bread because it is sacred

alison roman

Cooking for dad: real food is nothing fancy

May 10, 2020 11:47 am

Alison Roman’s tastes are like my father’s: particular, strident and requiring a capacious definition of the word ‘unfussy’

hamburger

Land of empty

May 5, 2020 6:34 am

Can Donald Trump survive in an America where you can’t order a hamburger?

coffeeland

Would you kill for a cup of coffee?

April 30, 2020 6:07 pm

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug by Augustine Sedgewick reviewed

joel gott cabernet sauvignon

Wine is for lovers: mein Gott and yours

April 29, 2020 4:41 pm

I have some good advice about some things you might want to drink after you have gathered with one or two appropriate friends

food jews

Kosher dining is ill-suited to lactose-intolerant Jews

April 16, 2020 1:56 pm

The Dairy Restaurant by Ben Katchor reviewed

liquor alexandria northern virginia

Lacking liquor in Northern Virginia

April 14, 2020 1:29 pm

Even closing liquor stores temporarily is dovetailing into a minor if global trend towards prohibition

silver oak alexander valley

Cab and conversation

April 12, 2020 10:53 am

A Healdsburg symposium

seacuterie

Salami of the sea

April 11, 2020 1:22 pm

Seacuterie is a delicious but annoying culinary portmanteau

urine

How to sample your own urine

April 3, 2020 3:48 pm

Michael took an imaginary draft and did that thoughtful, rabbity connoisseur’s tasting thing with his mouth

french food

Save French food!

March 23, 2020 3:30 pm

A cuisine in crisis

meat-only

The carnivore confessions: I’ve never felt better than on my meat-only diet

March 21, 2020 2:34 pm

Online carno-forums are growing like mushrooms (which I no longer eat)

cheese

Say cheese

March 9, 2020 12:36 pm

Forget Kraft Singles: North American cheesemaking is thriving

pangolin

Pity the poor pangolin

March 7, 2020 10:32 am

I ate one and survived

red hook winery

Vintage Brooklyn: the wines of Red Hook

March 6, 2020 9:41 am

We tasted six or seven maturing wines straight from the barrel. It was a little like watching some young ballerinas

prue leith

Prue Leith: My carbon footprint should put me in jail

February 27, 2020 10:29 am

The Great British Baking Show judge on her week

steakhouse

In praise of the Midwestern steakhouse

February 26, 2020 4:44 pm

Frozen in culinary time

fast

The fast and the furious

February 24, 2020 9:41 pm

How to handle Lent

israeli cuisine

Let’s eat: Israeli cuisine is coming of age

February 24, 2020 8:47 pm

Hummus is the cement of the Levant and claimed, like the land, by both Israelis and Palestinians

trump dc

A Trumpian feast

February 17, 2020 10:36 am

Dining out at the Trump DC