I Know Nothing About Yo La Tengo But You Probably Should
Their discography is daunting, they’re for nerds, they’re for you when you’re in your late twenties, and probably will be for years in the future.
Meet the Bartender Making Buckfast Negronis
“Buckfast has nice tannins and it’s fruity so it makes a valid substitute for red vermouth,” says Glaswegian cocktail pro Stu Bale. “But it does get you pretty fucked up if you drink a lot of it.”
What It’s Like to Quit Your Indie Band and Become a Restaurateur
Having fronted Hope of the States (a mid-noughties band that disbanded after two albums) and lost “a lot of money for a lot of people,” Sam Herlihy has opened a restaurant in London.
The Sea Bass at This London Thai Restaurant Might Stare at You
“It looks a bit scary—a bit of fried fish head staring at you,” admits co-head chef Andy Oliver of the signature whole-fried sea bass at London Thai eatery Som Saa. “But it’s really fun to eat. It’s how they’d serve it in Thailand.”
Tickle Someone’s Pickle with These Bourbon-Soaked Okra Fries
All bourbon-pickled okra requires is vinegar, bourbon (Pappy Van Winkle if you’re a baller), and two days in the fridge. Then, deep-fry and enjoy.