Two Nights a Year, I Allow My Entire Kitchen to Do Tons of Drugs
Drugs are taboo in my kitchen, except on two nights a year: the night before King's Day, and New Year's Eve. On those nights, we go crazy.
Science Says Pizza Can Make You More Productive at Work
A study carried out on workers making computer chips found that pizza and compliments from the boss were the main motivators for increased productivity.
The Kitchen Divides Pakistan's Rich and Poor
When visiting my extended family in Pakistan, I am hyper-aware of the differences between the rich and the poor. Even at home, the classes are separated as young, impoverished men cook meals in sweltering heat for their employers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.