Hilary Pollack

bubble tea lord and quesadilla enthusiast

entertainment-opinion

Céline Dion Is Our Patron Saint of Being Weird as Hell and Loving Yourself Anyway

Céline is so much more than just the Titanic Song Lady. She's a freak like us.
Hilary Pollack
5.22.19
wine

How a Creepy Red Wine Called The Prisoner Became Napa Valley's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

The 18-year-old cult wine brand's new tasting room has vibrating skeletons, bondage pottery, and some pretty damn good wine, too.
Hilary Pollack
2.26.19
not an ad

Blueberry Morning Is Self-Care You Can Eat for Breakfast

The edge: gone. The mood: lifted.
Hilary Pollack
1.17.19
Drugs

Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
Hilary Pollack
12.6.18
best before

I Bought a Vintage Banana Cookbook and Accidentally Opened a Sarcophagus of Horrors

There was once a universe where people thought bananas, boiled ham, mustard, and Velveeta should all be in the same dish.
Hilary Pollack
11.29.18
Actually

Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell

They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
Hilary Pollack
8.29.18
cooking

The Greatest Story Ever to Appear in The Washington Post Turns 20 Today

Wherein an endearingly literal writer unwittingly creates the world's most terrible tiramisu.
Hilary Pollack
7.9.18
wine

How to Order the Best Wine, According to Night+Market's Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Pro tips from the Los Angeles-based duo, plus the 16 wines you should be drinking right now.
Kris Yenbamroong
Hilary Pollack
6.1.18
Music

Fleetwood Mac-Themed Bar Opens in Chicago

The Stevie Nicks-worshipping pop-up involves edible glitter, decorative palmistry hands, activated charcoal, and like, magic and stuff.
Hilary Pollack
5.24.18
Pizza

The Man Who Turned Pizza into a Drone Is Either a Genius or One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Happy Friday!
Hilary Pollack
5.21.18
crime

Please Stop Throwing Pizzas at This British Pond

Dozens of "pizza bases" have inexplicably appeared on the shores of Bradmore Green Pond, throwing locals into a tizzy.
Hilary Pollack
2.8.18
CHEFS

Mario Batali on Leave from Restaurants and TV Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

At least four women have come forward with claims that Batali touched them inappropriately and made lewd comments about their bodies.
Hilary Pollack
12.11.17
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