How to Run an Illegal Restaurant
In 2008, when the economy went to shit, my wife and I decided to quit our jobs in the advertising and film industries to run an illegal Asian restaurant out of our small Los Angeles apartment.
The 5 Best Moments from Our Podcast This Year
We drank vodka tonics with Rachael Ray, we played chicken shit bingo, hung out in an anarchist commune, milked a cow, talked to the dead, and drank martinis with Bourdain.
We Spoke to Jonathan Gold About Why LA's Food Scene Is Beautiful and Punk
City of Gold represents a side of LA that keeps staunch native Angelenos proud, and it will make anybody who doesn’t live here catch the next flight to LAX just to eat all of its spicy fish kidney Thai curries, almond-salsa-topped tacos, and Szechuan...
We Spoke to the Chef Who Tricked 40 Food Writers Into Eating McDonald’s
Last week, chef Neal Fraser invited 40 of Los Angeles’ most influential food writers to a dinner, secretly prepared from McDonald’s food. We called him to find out what went down.
MUNCHIES Is Hiring a West Coast Editor
It's great news. Is it you?
Riff Raff, Fairy Bread, ISIS, and All the Other Edible News You Missed This Week
Did you miss our gut-busting feast with Riff Raff or our foray into the world of ISIS-approved recipes? Grab the leftovers here.
We Spoke to Jonathan Gold About Being Jonathan Gold
In 2015, we spoke to the world's most beloved food critic right before the premiere of 'City of Gold,' the documentary about his life.
How to Eat Climate Change
Considering all of the recent talk about global warming, it’s time to start considering what will happen when the freeways collapse and the Pacific Ocean starts to boil and the La Brea tarpits open up again. What will we eat in LA?
The Secret Ingredient in Larry David’s Favorite Chicken Is Murder
Sliding into a tub of garlic paste, matricide, and <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm</i> at Zankou, the best roast-chicken joint in LA.
Jonathan Gold Gave Me Crohn's Disease
And I sat in the hospital for 14 days vomiting through my nose while a team of doctors did unholy things to my body.