Montana Restaurant Won’t Host Republican Rally Headlined by Trump Jr.

A restaurant in Bozeman, Montana is taking heat from conservatives on social media for canceling an campaign event headlined by Donald Trump Jr. The president’s son and his girlfriend, former Fox News talking head Kimberly Guilfoyle, were scheduled to take part in a rally stumping for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosedale on Tuesday, September […]

Why Ted Cruz Would Joke About Beto O’Rourke Banning Barbecue

There is nothing more 2018, and nothing more Texas, than one of the country’s most closely watched Senate races swerving into a barbecue smear campaign. At a campaign event on Saturday at Schobels’ Restaurant in Columbus, Texas, Senator Ted Cruz referenced a tiny cluster of PETA demonstrators outside and said, according to a report in […]

How NAFTA Changed the Way Americans and Mexicans Eat

This story was originally published on Civil Eats. When Alyshia Gálvez’s mother was growing up in California in the 1950s, she traveled to Michigan every winter to visit family. When she returned home, she would march into a grocery store, buy a head of lettuce, and eat it while sitting on the curb out front. […]

Can money develop a neighborhood?

Can you build a neighborhood out of money? It’s a defining question in America’s fastest-growing cities. When a major residential project rises, who suffers? When a tax incentive is granted, who benefits? When occupied land is redeveloped, how do city dwellers reconcile the pressure for economic growth with the need to safeguard vulnerable communities? As […]

Rice, gnocchi, steak, wings: how cauliflower took over your plate

First came the cauliflower steaks, thick vegetal slabs, roasted and served like cruciferous T-bones. Then there was Buffalo cauliflower, breaded and fried and generally chicken-shaped. “Cauliflower moves to the center of the plate,” declared New York magazine in 2013, crowning it “Vegetable Most Likely to Be Mistaken for a Piece of Meat.” Then came the […]

The Best Baking Tools as Recommended by a Pastry Chef

As the head baker at Studio and Simon & The Whale in the Freehand Hotel in New York City (after stints at Milk Bar and Sadelle’s), Eater Young Gun semifinalist Zoe Kanan has developed a reputation for beautiful, inventive breads and pastries with unique flavors and textures (think cardamom-nectarine danishes and sourdough challah). Although baking […]

A Maine Restaurant Wants to Use Marijuana to Kill Lobsters Humanely

Want humanely killed lobster? Order it baked. Well, it’s actually steamed, and the thoughtful restaurant serving this crustacean advertises it as stoned. To the point: Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound, in Southwest Harbor, Maine, is exposing its lobsters to marijuana smoke before cooking them, according to the Mount Desert Islander. Owner Charlotte Gill explains that she […]

Inside Meghan Markle’s Cookbook Project, ‘Together’

The only celebrity human you should currently care about, Meghan Markle — also known to the world as the Duchess of Sussex — wrote a cookbook. Actually, she wrote the foreword to a cookbook, but because she is taking it upon her very regal self to promote said cookbook, and using the Queen’s funds to […]