Sightings' 14-year long history might be thought of in Car Talk-qua-Three Stooges terms: a trio of grease monkeys go in on a lemon together for the thrill of fine-tuning its engine, then discovers that tweaking the engine's innards and fluids to produce variations on a sputtering, splintering theme ... More >>
Fried mochi stuffed with sesameA walk down St. Marks Street in the East Village never fails to turn up something novel. Lately, Fork in the Road checked out the latest branch of Xi'an Famous Foods and the newcomer Neapolitan pizza joint, Totale. Today we tried out a couple of sweets from TKet ... More >>
Watch out for your tongue!
Utz Quality Foods, Inc. - the brand that flaunts a red-cheeked girl with a hair bow and no nose - is located in Hanover, a backwater in southern Pennsylvania not far from the Maryland border. You'd never expect this snack chip company to have its finger on the popu ... More >>
Mookie's No Pork On My Fork, Harlem
While traveling around town and around the country, the Fork in the Road staff always keeps its eyes peeled for interesting and amusing restaurant names. Back in April, we published a collection that included Young City Fish Balls (Manhattan Chinatown), F ... More >>
Of course, when I wasn't cooking for the fantasy writing retreat, I was exploring the countryside looking for local delicacies. Just driving around was a pleasure, though a landscape of dairy farms, wooded ridges and rolling countryside, and a slanting winter light and gray overcast sky that ma ... More >>
In my rant about raisin pie, I neglected to mention where I'd found it: rural Pennsylvania, a few miles east of Gettysburg and just north of the Maryland border. I'm at a writers' workshop, but here's the catch: I'm not here as a writer, but as a cook.
The participants are science fiction writers ... More >>