• How to Make Sous-Vide Pot Butter

    Everyone knows a basic weed-butter recipe. We figured if we’re going to make it, we’re going to make it as complicated as possible. So why not combine God’s gift to OCD-afflicted, gadget-obsessed home cooks (the sous-vide machine) with God’s gift to underachieving couch potatoes…

  • The Walter White of Beer

    For every Walter White, there is a Jesse Pinkman. For the Danish chemistry and science teacher, Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, there were two. During a party at the Copenhagen high school where he worked, Bjergsø and two of his students started organizing brewing sessions in the canteen ki…

  • Brunch Is America's Most Hated Meal Because We All Ruined It

    Brunch should be the most popular meal on the planet. It's casual, the food is usually good, and you can get drunk. Instead, it's the most divisive, complicated meal on the planet. We've poisoned a great thing with expensive dishes, long lines, and elitism.

  • If You’re Eating Fresh Puppy Hearts, You Definitely Have an Eating Disorder

    Tarrare, a young Frenchman from the 1700s, completely redefined overeating with his freaky metabolic disorder that kept him forever hungry. To abate this raging appetite, the guy ate everything in sight, from inanimate objects to live animals. Fresh baby, anyone?

  • Munchies: Guide to Oaxaca - Trailer

    VICE Mexico editor Daniel Hernández journeys through the culinary paradise that is the southern Mexican state. In Oaxaca City, Daniel learns how to properly kiss, not drink, mezcal. Later, in the town of San José del Pacífico, he tries out the local specialty—hallucinogenic mushr…

  • Wheat Isn’t the Reason Why You Can’t Stop Farting

    Gluten-free consumption is at an all time high in 2014, a sweeping health trend with widespread ignorance. But wheat isn’t the likely culprit behind your uncontrollable flatulence after eating a bear claw or two.

  • I Was High on Amphetamines When I Served the Original Cast of 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'

    A long time ago, I was a server at a famous dim sum restaurant. I’ll never forget the day I had to wait tables on the original cast of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory—especially since I was high on drugs.

  • A Universal Guide to Bad Chinese Takeout

    I live in a bad area. This is my guide to help fellow denizens of shitty neighborhoods eat well, wherein I dissect the dirty oil glory that is the deliciously gross Chinese takeout restaurant in your hood.

  • I Tried Eating Gourmet Dog Food, and Now I Hate Myself

    I read about a health-food store that prepares gourmet dog food out of restaurant-quality ingredients. Obviously, I had to try it so that I could compare it with the worst human food commercially available.

  • Jamaica’s Famous Aphrodisiac Soup Got Me High

    For those who aren’t au fait with the intricacies of Caribbean cuisine, Mannish water is a soup made from the head of a male goat and various offals from the rest of its body. Apparently, its sensual qualities will leave a man with loins burning so hard he’ll need to call the eme…

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    Callie Speer

    For our first foray into Lone Star State dining, we chose pastry chef Callie Speer of Swift's Attic in Austin, Texas. After a long shift of doling out desserts with names like "Popcorn and a Movie" and "The Randy Watson," she grabbed her crew and headed out for a night on the tow…

  • You Probably Don’t Know About Ozark Cuisine Because of the KKK

    Hidden deep within the hills of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, Ozark cuisine is remarkably preserved from the outside world. The reasons are varied: an isolated geography, plentiful natural resources, and an instinctive distrust for outsiders that has been cultivated by…

  • Donate Your Piss to a Vermont Farmer

    Some of Vermont’s organic farmers are using crowd-sourced urine as a natural fertilizer for their crops. They call it "peecycling," and if enough people give farmers jugs of their warm, life-giving pee, it could help postpone the all but certain death of planet Earth.

  • Illegal Pig Farming in Cairo's 'Garbage City'

    Five years ago, amid the growing paranoia over the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, Egypt’s government, under Hosni Mubarak, ordered the immediate slaughter of every pig in Egypt. Even though pork farming is still illegal today, a few bold farmers are attempting to reform the industry al…