How Margot Henderson Learned to Love 'Plain' British Food

British food’s plainness is its brilliance. Food that has a giving unctuousness, food that is cooked with love and also gives love—massaging you from the inside out.


Why Mutton Actually Tastes Better Than Lamb

Mutton, the meat of an adult sheep, isn’t the tough old meat we spurn in favour of juicy lamb—it’s meat with added flavour. That’s according to the Lake District’s Herdwick sheep farmers.


Beijing Cab Drivers Have Their Own Fast-Food Restaurants

Of the 60,000-70,000 taxi drivers in Beijing, the main stretch of Baiziwan Road is almost exclusively populated by men wearing the distinctive yellow shirts that mark them out as cabbies. Here, there are plentiful parking spaces and the reassurance...


A Lamb-Jellyfish Hybrid Lab Animal Was Accidentally Sold for Meat in Paris

Oops, a French research lab accidentally sold a lamb with glow-in-the-dark jellyfish genes to a slaughterhouse and it was then sold and eaten. Sorry, guys.


A Man Named Chicken Gave Me An Education in Lamb

I made a pilgrimage to Pennsylvania to learn about how local farms are producing some of the best lamb in the United States. In the process, I met a butcher named Chicken who taught me things I didn't expect.


Iceland Is Running Out of Meat

Iceland's slaughterhouses and meatpacking facilities are required to get frequent vet inspections—but with the nation's veterinarians currently on strike, a meat apocalypse looms.


We Talked to the New York Chef Who Saved a Lamb Instead of Serving It

In the wake of news that he would have to give up his adopted lamb, we asked NYC chef and Black Tree owner Sandy Dee Hall what's behind his relationship with Smokey.


A Delhi Restaurant Ruined Kebabs for Me Forever

India is a largely vegetarian country. But if you look hard enough in major cities like Delhi, you'll find meat palaces like Karim's—an indulgent, mutton heavy restaurant preserving Maghlai cuisine and serving diners by throwing their plates to them...