New York Bar Scene

Drinking with Men

Writer Rosie Schaap defends a woman’s inalienable right to pull up a barstool and drink alongside the best of the gents.

Little Girl Fishing

My Fishing Trophy

Girls like to fish, too, you know. Sometimes they even win fishing contests and shame the menfolk in their families. Just sayin’.

How to Be Fat

This Is How to Be Fat

Augusten Burroughs refers to this essay of his as “How to Be Fat.” We prefer to think of it as “How to Be Beautiful.”

Figs

My Fig-Thieving Ways

Being obsessed with fresh figs means you’ll do anything to satisfy your insatiable appetite for them. Well, almost anything.

Fireworks

Food Freedom

Come dusk on the fourth of July, we have a different sort of recipe for celebrating Independence Day.

Beef Chart

Where’s the Beef?

A flexitarian keen to make friends in her new town sorta commits to buying a side of beef from a local rancher. Much musing ensues.

Lisa McNamara and Dad

A Father’s Frown

Lisa McNamara divulges how she finally learned to appease her overly critical father through food. Recipe not included.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Lukewarm Dinner, Filmy Spinach, Truffle Oil

Answers to questions that’ve been on your mind, like how to keep dinner warm, getting the grit outta spinach, and true truffle oil.

My Rum Soaked Birthdays

My Rum-Soaked Birthdays

Leah Odze Epstein recalls what she remembers most about birthdays growing up, and it has everything to do with cake.

Eating Alone in Italy

Eating Alone in Italy

While traveling in Tuscany, Lynne Curry learns the unexpected and underrated pleasures of dining tutto solo.

Mom with Daughter

Fertility Flank Steak

Stephanie Lucianovic tells how the grande dame of French cuisine knocked her up…via a recipe she’s dubbed “fertility flank steak.”

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Nigerian Road

How to Eat a Porcupine

Living in Nigeria, Jamie Schler finds herself game for almost anything—and capable of a heck of a lot more than she’d imagined.

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