blind spots

Mike Kinsella Listens to Vampire Weekend: "Was this on 'The O.C.'?"

Ahead of the release of American Football (LP3), the Owen, and Cap’n Jazz veteran listens to Vampire Weekend’s 2008 debut for the first time.
Josh Terry

Easy Tiramisu Recipe

A perfectly sweet (and slightly boozy) end to any meal.
Fabian Von Hauske

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
Video Games

Classic Video Games 'Contra' and 'Castlevania' Get a Design Facelift

The iconic 80s games get brand new poster art and soundtrack LPs.
DJ Pangburn
chinese food week

Jeremiah Stone Puts Butter in His Congee and He Thinks You Should Too

"Any time anyone asks me to make something Chinese, I do this. It’s original, but it feels very traditional. I don’t work in a Chinese restaurant, but I can make Chinese food."
Jeremiah Stone
NES Classic

Playing the NES Classic with My Inner Child, Part 2

Wherein I discuss the relative merits of classic beat-em-up moves and Eggplant Wizards.
Danielle Riendeau
thump exclusive stream

B.YHZZ Debuts on Infinite Machine with Gut-Wrenching EP, 'Contra'

Stream 'Contra' before it's out tomorrow.
Alexander Iadarola
Make this

Dress Your Savory Tart in Flowers and Fat

There are endless possibilities when it comes to pie. But don't limit yourself to sweets—whip up this ricotta-filled savory tart with a pork-fat crust and a topping of fresh herbs and flowers.
Munchies Staff

Chef's Night Out: Contra

In this installment of Chef's Night Out, we head out with Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske, the chef-owners of Contra and Wildair—two of the hottest restaurants in Manhattan's Lower East Side—for pizza, foie gras, tartare, and something called...
Fabian Von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone
VICE vs Video games

25 Super Nintendo Games You Should Play Today

Nintendo's 16bit machine is 25 years old, so here's 25 games from the 1990s that you can put on today and forget about frame rate debates for an hour or two.
Ian Dransfield

Dirty Work: Making the Most of Fresh Herbs with Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske of Contra

When life gives you sorrel, turnips, and flowers—or gives them to the co-owners of Contra, in this case—some pretty amazing, delicious things can happen.
Munchies Staff

Matcha-Dusted Turnip and Sorrel Salad with Brown Butter Recipe

Buttery turnips rest on a bed of salsa verde and get topped with turnip greens, sorrel, and dusted with matcha and seaweed powder for a creamy, umami salad.
Jeremiah Stone