Food & Drink

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

Award winning bottles of wine

California bound

February 15, 2020 5:34 pm

Wine may have been born in Virginia, but it matured elsewhere

Vegan

My vegan hell

February 13, 2020 3:53 pm

Veganuary was not for chickens

ag-gag

The conservative case for opposing ‘ag-gag’ laws

February 9, 2020 3:01 pm

Animals deserve to be treated well in life and that consumers deserve to know how animals are treated

french women

French women do get fat

January 25, 2020 3:34 pm

The effortlessly stick-thin Parisienne is a mythical creature

russian food

Back in the USSR

January 24, 2020 7:32 pm

Foraging for mushrooms and the taste of freedom in eastern Europe, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

standing

Standing up to eat is the new line in dining in DC

January 22, 2020 1:26 pm

Who’s footing the bill?

hamburger

Who invented the hamburger?

January 13, 2020 9:17 am

The immigrant origins of the all-American meal

christmas meals

Eggs and hard liquor: Spectator writers serve up their favorite literary meals

December 25, 2019 8:59 am

Our own age has good reason to sigh over the unrepentant enjoyment that mid-20th century America managed so well

cookie dough

Bowl food: childhood memories have inspired a new craze for cookie dough

December 24, 2019 6:50 am

Hundreds of customers can be seen snaking around the block, eagerly awaiting tubs and cones of buttery, sugary batter

duck foie gras

For duck’s sake: New York’s foie gras ban is classic political posturing

December 22, 2019 11:08 am

The ban is about much more than animal rights. It is about punishing the rich. And it has to be, because the animal-rights case has no merit

wine brie

They may take our wine, but they’ll never take our brie-dom

December 4, 2019 8:19 am

Mr Trump, tear down this tariff

college food

The real reason for college food fights

December 2, 2019 2:55 pm

Scarcely a month passes without a food-related scandal causing uproar on campus

distilling spirit

Transparent spirit: craft distilling has come to Washington DC big time

November 27, 2019 5:02 pm

Everything at One Eight Distilling is good. The vodka is somehow bearable. The rye is melt-your-face fantastic

beyond meat

Everyone’s climbing aboard the Beyond Meat gravy train

November 21, 2019 3:07 pm

Welcome to the new meal deal