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Dating

Dating a Chef Convinced Me to Never Date a Chef Again

For four months, my nights consisted of partying and an orgy of French cuisine, sacrificed on the altar of intellectual nothingness.
Juliette Ganadé
1.31.19
Bolivia

This Japanese Fisherman Discovered Bolivia’s Only Giant Freshwater Clams

Twenty years ago, Gustavo Mizushima, whose family moved from Japan to Bolivia in the aftermath of World War II, discovered giant clams on his fish farm. No one knows how they got there, but the mollusks are now in high demand.
Sorrel Moseley-Williams
1.6.19
love

This Man Who Proposed with Lychees Was Harshly, Unsurprisingly Rejected

Poor 24-year-old Dong thought he could win his love's heart forever by presenting her with her favorite fruit when he publicly popped the question. Nope.
Hilary Pollack
12.29.18
economics

Asian Families Are Masters of Food Economics

When most kids are being taught how to ride a bicycle by their parents, my Pakistani parents were set upon teaching me the fine art of bulk-buying at the grocery store.
Javaria Akbar
12.10.18
CHEFS

We Asked Nigella Lawson for Her Christmas Dinner Game Plan

“Write a list of everything you plan to cook on Christmas Day,” advises Nigella Lawson, TV chef and unrivalled domestic goddess. “Then go away, drink a cup of tea, and strike out about half the dishes you’d planned.”
Phoebe Hurst
12.7.18
china

Photos Show Vendors in China Using 'Sewer Shrimp' to Make Street Food

Wuhan have been selling shrimp balls that are made from the most unsavory of seafood, processed in pretty much the most nauseating way possible.
Alex Swerdloff
9.17.18
switzerland

This Four-Star Hotel Shames Food-Wasters with Photos of Starving Children

At Hotel Monopol, Chinese guests have been singled out for their alleged tendency to load up their plates at the buffet and then ditch the piles of uneaten food.
Hilary Pollack
8.17.18
Food

Apparently Pizza Is the Most Photographed Food on Instagram

A new Italian study claims that of the 300 million food photos uploaded to Instagram, 17 million contain the hashtag “pizza.”
Phoebe Hurst
8.15.18
Restaurants

It’s Impossible to Find Good Cooks Nowadays

A lot of people want to be cooks because it's cool. But if you're just in it for the fame, TV segments, and pop-up dinners, I'd say steer clear.
Jordan Kahn
5.21.18
Health

You'll Probably Live Longer if You Stop Eating Meat

"The evidence is consistent that increased intake of red meat, especially processed red meat, is associated with increased all-cause mortality.”
Wyatt Marshall
3.15.18