Drinking for Chaps

How To Drink Like A Chap

An essay on the drinking habits and eccentricities of the British from a bygone era, which actually sorta remind us of so many contemporary Brooklyn hipsters.

Best Cookbooks August 2016

Best Cookbooks August 2016

The best beach reads for the long weekend ahead, including something for outdoorsy types, literary types, curious types, curry-loving types, and just all-around food-loving types.

Summer Reading

Best Cookbooks July 2016

C’mon. Slow down. Everything else can wait. Summer’s best cookbooks are ready and waiting for you and your hammock.

Grilling Burgers

How Grilling Works

Grilling guru Meathead Goldwyn explains how grilling works—you know, thermodynamics and other science stuff—in plain terms. We think you’ll like the homework.

Grandmother's Rolling Pin

Why We Bake

Everyone, it seems, has a grandmother story. You know, some recollection of her in the kitchen baking cookies with you while sharing words of wisdom. Idyllic, yes?

Lucky Peach Pho Issue

Best Cookbooks May 2016

There’s a lot of potential inherent in any new cookbook. Here are those recently published books that make good on what they promise.

Salmon

How to Buy Salmon

It can be confounding as you stand at the seafood counter confronted by little signs with confusing and misleading marketing terms. Here’s how to shop with confidence.

Best Cookbooks April 2016

Best Cookbooks April 2016

We flipped through cookbook after cookbook and sussed out ways of seeing the world that are crazy inspiring and recipes that are eminently reliable. Here are several we think you’ll be hungry to read.

My Fat Dad

A Grandmother’s Love

The charming story of a doting Jewish grandmother and how she saw to it that her granddaughter was never hungry for love.