What's more fun than keeping a secret? Blowing one up. Just ask the team behind Burger Joint, the much-loved, semi-underground casual restaurant that's been operating within Le Parker Meridien hotel for the past decade. Today, it was revealed that the spot is opening a second New York location--on t ... More >>
I don't agree with the protest, mind you.
This isn't like that production I just criticized for trying to put a white person in blackface for a black role.
Cloud Atlas is expressly a movie that has various races and genders playing each other.
That's one of its main points.
So I didn't find it j ... More >>
A Dutch architecture firm has designed a building in Seoul that has offended some because of its uncomfortable resemblance to the World Trade Center in a cloud of dust and smoke:
The project, called "The Cloud," is the work of MVRDV, a firm in Rotterdam. It's intended to be luxury hi ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past.
Today's fond reminiscences ...
The U.S.'s findings about the dangers of BPA have so far been inconclusive. But in Canada, it's official: Bisphenol A is toxic.
Kimchi has become so expensive in Korea that some restaurants in Seoul no longer offer it free as a banchan before the meal.
According to Men's H ... More >>
A rare outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to smoothies made with frozen mamey fruit pulp made by Goya.
Molecular chefs in Scandinavia and elsewhere focus on terroir and local ingredients, often gathered by teams of foragers, rather than flavors made in a lab.
[Wall Street Journal ... More >>
Image via The Rap-UpWell, a birthday cake for one. M.I.A.'s heart for another. The former act of swordsmanship came on a tour stop in Korea, where she celebrated turning 22 (almost, anyway; the official date is February 20) at the InterContinental Hotel in Seoul. The latter came with her new ... More >>
Bar Celona, a stylish tapas bar owned by fashion consultant Cynthia Diaz, has opened in Williamsburg. Chef Jordy Lavanderos is serving not-quite-Spanish pan-Latin small plates, such as scallop ceviche, mackerel pate, and mushroom tostones.
Cafe Boulud has reopened and, with it, Bar Pleia ... More >>
Hello, and welcome to Friday afternoon. Here are our favorite posts from the week that was.
We tried our hand at making our own Scotch, alongside folks from Angel's Share and Apotheke
We were inducted into the Secret Sherry Society at wd-50
We sampled New York's first Korean tacos at Seoul Stati ... More >>
Earlier today, Eater reported that Seoul Station has started selling Korean tacos, along similar lines as the ones sold at the cultish Kogi trucks in LA. Kogi is supposedly opening a truck or stand in New York at some point, but I thought I'd run over to Seoul Station to see what was what.
(Mean ... More >>
This week in blogs...
When it isn't wearing meat, Eat me daily is taking in meaty portraits. Han Hyo-seok's Zeitgeist exhibition recently ran at the ARTSIDE gallery in Seoul, Korea.
[Eat me daily]
Astronaut Sandra Magnus and her orbital cooking adventures have been documented on the NASA website. ... More >>