Making steak tartare may look simple (all you need is a good piece of meat, right?), but it takes a special touch and knowledge of French cuisine to do it right.
MUNCHIES Holiday Gift Guide
Spoil Your Friends and Yourself with These Fancy Food Gifts
We all deserve a little luxury this year.
The 21 Best Fancy Restaurants in LA
From uni pasta to "Secret Beef," Los Angeles's fine dining scene makes our mouths water. Here are the 21 spots you shouldn't miss.
The 14 Best Fine Dining Spots in New Orleans
Whether you’re looking for old guard institutions of gastronomic excellence like Commander’s Palace or a restaurant devoted solely to the celebration and elevation of the boucherie, Nola undoubtedly has got you covered.
The 5 Best Fancy Restaurants in Chicago
In the great city of Chicago, you can very easily survive on deep-dish pizza. But what if you just want to spoil yourself? We have you covered.
'Catboy Goes to a Fancy Party,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate
Olive and her cat Henry are invited to a party at a big house with a bunch of people they don't know so they go exploring.
Lobster's Delicious History Is Completely Insane
This is the story of the tastiest of crustaceans across the ages, from anonymity to celebrity, from tin can to silver platter.
Éric De Benedictis
Eating at Fancy Restaurants Makes You Just as Fat as Hitting the Drive-Thru
Just remember this: you may feel better ordering foie gras than French fries, but it doesn’t make a damn difference whether you have a white tablecloth or not once it’s in your stomach.
2014 in Review
This Is How We Don't: The Raised Stakes of Appropriation
Why the wanton jacking of black culture by white artists carried an extra edge in 2014.
Roasted Scallops Recipe
On a bed of pea puree sprinkled with crispy prosciutto? Fuck yes.
"Weird Al" Yankovic Sat Down with Us to Explain How He Conquered the Internet
It wasn't until I actually saw him stroll into the lobby that I really believed the reigning King of the Internet could take a moment away from darting all over the digital landscape to talk to the likes of me. It ended up being a long conversation.
It's Time to Call BS on 'House-Made' Ricotta
I feel like it’s my duty as a cheesemonger to clarify a commonly misused terminology in the queso category: ricotta. Let’s step into the cheesy laboratory of technical terms to discuss how ricotta is really made so you can call bullshit the next time...