Where Mashed Potatoes Meet the Martini Glass
The chaotic beauty of the foods you see only at weddings
Nora Ephron’s ‘Heartburn,’ 40 Years In
Along with an infamous salad dressing recipe, Ephron’s thinly veiled novel gave us the blueprint for the modern food memoir
Fountains of Youths
One grown-ass woman’s descent into the soul of the American teen on their home turf: the mall food court
By Jamie Loftus
Please Stop Buying Food From Social Media Influencers
When we buy food off of TikTok, what are we getting, really?
We’re Using Big Spoons Wrong
Little spoons have become an online obsession. But are we just eating incorrectly?
What California Cuisine’s Past Tells Us About Its Future
Into the 1980s, the heart of the California food revolution was also a hub of French fine dining. Why did the goat cheese and sundried tomatoes win?
For My Next Trick, Dessert
Every meal is in its own way a magic trick, but at magician-led dinner theater, there’s true wonder in watching the transformation