Why let boring old social convention hold you back, hey?
Fabian Von Hauske of Wildair & Contra in NYC is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making Crème Brûlée Donuts.
Eden Egziabher of Makina Cafe in NYC is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making Doro Wat, a spicy Ethiopian chicken stew.
The shift to “wellness” and changing class signifiers have turned fried pork skin into a “healthy” snack that's earned space on Whole Foods shelves.
With fewer guests and smaller challenges, the cooking competition had to adapt to stay COVID-safe. The show got better as a result.
More and more restaurants are implementing HR. But whether it’s a fig leaf or meaningful change remains to be seen.