About Samuel Monsour | Richard Chudy

Samuel Monsour | Richard Chudy

Samuel Monsour is a writer, food activist, and the co-creator of the nationally recognized pop-up series The Future of Junk Food. A third-generation chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he’s won numerous awards for his food, including “Best Burger” by Boston Magazine. He’s a hardcore East Coaster (Boston, Raleigh, New York) but currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Astrid and cat Bruno. Richard Chudy is a chef, writer, cooking instructor, and co-owner of the personal chef/catering company The Skinny Beet with his wife Katie. He’s also the creator of Boston Burger Blog, which chronicles his ongoing quest to find the best burger in Boston and beyond, and his work has been featured in Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, and NPR, among other outlets. Chudy lives in Belmont, MA. American Burger Revival is their first cookbook together. @samuelmonsour @bostonburger

A small glass jar filled with sandwich pickles, rosemary, and thyme.

Sandwich Pickles

Admit it, you’ve probably been eating the same tired, jarred sandwich pickles for as long as you’ve been eating sandwiches. No more.

A pile of homemade onion rings on a parchment-lined baking sheet with a spoon resting beside them.

Homemade Onion Rings

Our latest stay-at-home pasttime? inhaling these onion rings while standing at the stovetop and reveling in the shatter of their crisp crust and the crazily tender onion encased within.