Food

COOKBOOKS

An Exclusive Recipe to Celebrate the Ovenly Cookbook

An Exclusive Recipe to Celebrate the Ovenly Cookbook

As autumn weather descends, our minds turns lightly to thoughts of baking. Apple cakes, pumpkin pies, spice cookies…and the mother of all desserts, deep, decadent brownies. The folks over at Brooklyn bakery Ovenly know their way around a brownie so […]

by × September 17, 2014 ×

PORTABLE FICTION

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Chipotle Bags and 6 More Places We Want to Read Short Stories

In olden times, you had to look to the pages of The New Yorker for your daily dose of highbrow short fiction. Soon, you won’t even have to put down your football-sized burrito, and after lunch, you’ll have more than just three […]

by × June 6, 2014 ×

BLOGS TURNED BOOKS

4 New Books for Foodies

4 New Books for Foodies

The weather’s getting warmer, food is tasting fresher, and soon you won’t have to pay 7 bucks for a dreary carton of out-of-season raspberries. There’s no better time than spring to embrace (or locate) your inner foodie! Authors must know […]

by × May 6, 2014 ×

BOOKS AND FOOD

Dining Out Alone with a Book is the Best Date You’ll Ever Have—Trust Us

Dining Out Alone with a Book is the Best Date You’ll Ever Have—Trust Us

Despite certain people kinda judging us for it (our own moms and the smug, newly in love come to mind)—there is nothing wrong with eating out alone. In fact, if you want to look at it objectively, eating out alone […]

by × April 11, 2014 ×

BOOK-THEMED RESTAURANTS

9 Restaurants That Take Their Names From Literature

9 Restaurants That Take Their Names From Literature

Harry Potter fans have it good—when they want to revisit J.K. Rowling’s richly imagined world, there’s an entire theme park to visit, rendering famed locales like Diagon Alley and Hogwarts Castle in intricate detail. Not all stories lend themselves to […]

by × April 2, 2014 ×

COOKBOOKS

Around the World in 7 Cookbooks

Around the World in 7 Cookbooks

I know it sounds odd (even my mother thinks it’s odd), but I like to read cookbooks. I like to cook out of them, of course, but I also like to read them as if they’re novels. When it comes […]

by × March 20, 2014 ×

KOSHER COOKING

5 Gourmet Cookbooks For the Kosher Chef

5 Gourmet Cookbooks For the Kosher Chef

It’s hard out there for a kosher cook—one who observes Judaism’s strict dietary laws—in a culinary world where so many “forbidden” ingredients (pork, shellfish, the combination of meat and dairy products) form the building blocks for a plethora of cuisines. […]

by × January 3, 2014 ×

FOODIE READS

12 Food Books that Will Feed Your Mind

12 Food Books that Will Feed Your Mind

Admittedly, throughout most of the year my thoughts dwell on my next snack, but at this frozen, festive time, I have a hard time thinking about anything but my rumbling tummy and its insatiable need for hot cocoa and any dish laced […]

by × December 20, 2013 ×

GOOD ADVICE

Rock Stars of the Wine World Tackle 10 Questions From a Novice

Rock Stars of the Wine World Tackle 10 Questions From a Novice

The Washington Post has called Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson “the best collaboration of two Brits since Lennon and McCartney.” The prolific pair keeps that reputation intact with their latest production, the 7th edition of The World Atlas of Wine. This book has […]

by × December 5, 2013 ×