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      Angelina Fanous

      Senior Associate Editor

      Angelina was born in Egypt and lived there for ten years, where she was sold into 15 different harems. (Actually, not really.) Her family was part of a bedouin tribe. (Uh, that didn't happen either.) Well, she claims to speak fluent Arabic, but the only words we've ever heard her say are: "mishmish" or "shibshib," which she clearly made up.

      By Angelina Fanous Feb 12, 2014

      Veiled and Sexy

      Many women in Middle Eastern countries prefer to wear some kind of religious head covering, but that doesn't mean that they want to suppress their sexuality or that they're oppressed by men.

      By Angelina Fanous Feb 12, 2014
      By Angelina Fanous Jan 7, 2014

      How I'm Dealing with the Sriracha Ban

      Huy Fong Foods, the company that produces the popular hot sauce, can't make more until mid-January, so a vodka company stepped up to the plate by producing Sriracha-flavored vodka. That liquor sounds like a bad idea wrapped in a marketing gimmick, but I t…

      By Angelina Fanous Jan 7, 2014
      By Angelina Fanous Apr 4, 2013

      Motorcycle Boot Camp

      The last time I was on something with two wheels, it was a friend's bike. I rode it for about a block on a New York City sidewalk before I hit the brakes too quickly and fell sideways. Now, here I am, after my boss sent me to do the Harley-Davidson Taste…

      By Angelina Fanous Apr 4, 2013
      By Angelina Fanous Feb 22, 2013

      How to Eat Pigs' Feet

      When Eddie Huang told VICE that he was changing the menu at BaoHaus, where he will now be sampling pigs' feet cooked in scallions, ginger, garlic, soy, rice wine, and rock candy (yes, rock candy), served over rice alongside his grandmother's recipe for Do…

      By Angelina Fanous Feb 22, 2013
      By Angelina Fanous Oct 19, 2012

      This Is Food Porn: Antica Pesa

      I always get really embarrassed when I talk about my trip to Italy. I'll get questions like, "Did you go to the glass factory when you were in Venice? It's amazing," and I'll always shyly answer, "No, but I ate at this one restaurant by the Jewish Ghetto,…

      By Angelina Fanous Oct 19, 2012
      By Angelina Fanous Jul 27, 2012

      I Was a Corporate Tobacco Peddler

      You know that reoccurring dream you get where you feel so heavy and you're trying to move or run but you're not getting anywhere? And you scream for help, but your voice doesn't make a sound? And everything is dark? That's what it was like working at Phi…

      By Angelina Fanous Jul 27, 2012