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

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

We have a different sort of recipe for celebrating Independence Day. And it’s all about many of us celebrate freedom through food.

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.