What the hell is a Zagat anyway? When it comes to reliable restaurant recommendations, rankings by anonymous experts are as useless as Yelp. To guide you to the goods, this book applies the expertise of master chefs. From bargains to fine dining, 400 of the world’s best, like Heston Blumenthal, René Redzepi and David Chang will show you where to go.
You’re not just some wild college kid anymore. You’re a professional. And at this stage in life, your Pong skills are highly advanced. To keep your favorite game challenging, you should probably step up to Lil’ Reds. These bullseye-size Pong cups definitely separate the men from the boys.
In reading his books, it’s obvious Hemingway was a lover of food and drink but it’s hard to imagine he put down the pen in the middle of For Whom The Bell Tolls to jot down recipes. Fact is, he didn’t. This book of 125 recipes is assembled from old Hemingway’s haunts, period cookbooks and “other sources” but includes passages from his works as well as family photos, etc.
Second only to actual steak, steak fries stand very near the top of the man food pyramid. Thick slabs of starch boiled in oil become the perfect vehicle for the consumption of ketchup, and even though it doesn’t seem possible, potatoes kinda sorta count as a vegetable. Baked they’re even healthier and still pretty good.
While you concern yourself with the big picture, executive-level decision making, leave the menial crap, like choosing your food & drink, to the passionate peons at Mantry. Mantry means “man’s pantry.” These dude-food experts will curate your jerky and exotic whatnots, then ship ’em to you monthly.
Jack Daniels makes a variety of whiskeys, but the release of their latest offering, Tennesee Rye Unaged Whiskey, marks the first time JD has changed their recipe in over 100 years. The mashbill for this 80 proof moonshine is made up of 70% rye grain, giving it a sharper flavor than their barrel-aged sour mash whiskeys. Available in January 2013.
Whiskey expert Ian Buxton cuts through the hype and hyperbole of the spirit world to present a global guide to 101 of the world’s best, must-try whiskeys. Everyone thinks they’re an expert but, as a member of the tasting panel of the World Whiskey Awards, Buxton’s is a qualified opinion.
The idea of making “homemade” Sriracha hot sauce is ambitious. Right up there with the thought of making your own “homemade” Doritos or Budweiser. But if you’re a dreamer and know your way around a pepper patch, we found the blueprint for making Sriracha at home. Give it a shot.
Grocery shopping is a huge waste of time, especially when your cooking skill amounts to putting a frozen container in the microwave. Blue Apron is a meal delivery service that eliminates wasted time and the riddle of what’s for dinner. They deliver fresh ingredients and recipes weekly, all of them nutritious alternatives to microwaving or Mickey D’s.