eat

Why There’s No Cheese in Chinese Food and Other East Asian Cuisine

Cole Saladino/Thrillist We hate to break this to you, reader, but cheese wontons — though incredibly tasty — are about as far removed from traditional Chinese cuisine as strawberry Pop-Tarts dipped in Mountain Dew. Despite cheese’s presence in nearly every cuisine in the world, East Asian food in general rarely includes cheese. It’s something you …

Why There’s No Cheese in Chinese Food and Other East Asian Cuisine Read More »

How to Make Onigiri: Recipe for the Perfect Japanese Rice Balls

Onigiri, the long-forgotten cousin of sushi, is finding its place in Paris. At a tiny counter in the city’s 9th arrondissement, called Gili-Gili, Ai Watanabe and Samuel Trifot craft palm-sized rice balls filled with everything from salted Japanese plums to French comté. The Japanese consider this millenia-old specialty a type of soul food. Compared to …

How to Make Onigiri: Recipe for the Perfect Japanese Rice Balls Read More »

Things to Do: Upcoming Food & Drink Events in Houston this Summer 2022

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings: Rome Restaurant, 2347 University, will host a Tinazzi Winery Dinner on Wednesday, June 1 (virtual option available). Chef Kevin Bryant’s menu features dishes including insalata di mare with shrimp, calamari and crabmeat; gnocchi alla verdure; tenderloin with truffle demi glace; and …

Things to Do: Upcoming Food & Drink Events in Houston this Summer 2022 Read More »

Food Events in LA to Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

Photo by Francis Gum, courtesy of Parangal Dance Company Here in LA, where we have beloved neighborhoods like Koreatown, Thai Town, Little Tokyo, and Historic Filipinotown, we celebrate AAPI Heritage all year long, with frequent reminders of the numerous contributions that these communities have made not just to our city, but also our country and …

Food Events in LA to Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month Read More »

These Chefs Are Using Food Events to Advocate for AAPI Justice

From left: Kevin Tien, Erik Bruner-Yang, and Tim Ma. | Photo by Clarissa Villondo for Thrillist From left: Kevin Tien, Erik Bruner-Yang, and Tim Ma. | Photo by Clarissa Villondo for Thrillist When Kevin Tien was growing up in Southern California, he fondly remembers roaming the streets of LA’s Chinatown. Alongside his grandparents, mom, aunt, …

These Chefs Are Using Food Events to Advocate for AAPI Justice Read More »

Alton Brown Is Rethinking Some Classic Recipes for His New Cookbook

Alton Brown | Photo by Cole Cassell Alton Brown | Photo by Cole Cassell Chef Alton Brown is many things at once. He has the warmth and the charm of Chef Massimo Bottura, and the sass and humor of Gordon Ramsay. He is precise like Heston Blumenthal, but also playful like Jamie Oliver. It’s hard …

Alton Brown Is Rethinking Some Classic Recipes for His New Cookbook Read More »

How disordered eating is disguised and normalized on college campuses

Whether it be attempting to avoid the “freshman 15” or habitually eating the same foods in dining halls, Marrocco said disordered eating is often viewed as something only women face. However, they said they have noticed male friends around them attempting to adhere to an idealized version of the male body. This phenomenon, which is …

How disordered eating is disguised and normalized on college campuses Read More »

How to Make Dandelion Wine, Tea, and More

MARYIA SAMALEVICH/Shutterstock One man’s pesky garden weed is another man’s bitter salad green. Although foraging might seem daunting, you don’t have to memorize endless plant identifications. Simply look right under your nose—and, in this case, at those spindly yellow petals that colored your childhood. Dandelions grow worldwide and, in most places, bloom most heavily in …

How to Make Dandelion Wine, Tea, and More Read More »