Can Small-Scale Subscriptions Change Food Media for the Better?
With former ‘Bon Appétit’ stars and food bloggers now on Patreon and Substack, the relationship between food creators and their followers is changing.
A Case for a More Regional Understanding of Food
American food media's focus on national cuisines turns cultures into monoliths as it ignores regional differences in cooking and eating.
When It Comes to a Recipe, What’s in a Name?
What do we lose when paratha is called "flaky bread," or bibimbap a "rice bowl"? Recipe developers explain why names matter.
Anthony Bourdain Took Food Media from Proper to Punk
Bourdain saw in food what the Stooges and the Ramones saw in music: that it could be an outlet for misfits.
Here's What It Would Look Like if Quentin Tarantino Made Recipe Videos
From Alfonso Cuaron to Wes Anderson to Michael Bay, this dude's expertly made recipe videos emulate your favorite directors.
We Tried MIT's New AI Software that They Say Can Identify Food in Photos
MIT fed the AI 800,000 food photos and one million recipes. But somehow, it doesn't know what a Big Mac is.
How Being Named the 'Best New Restaurant in America' Hurt My Business
After the press, people wouldn’t come in with the same open-minded attitude, or just to enjoy a meal out with their friends. It seemed like they came in just to write a shitty review about us on Yelp.