The Revenge of the Red Bowl

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Cort Ruddy has learned as a dad that revenge may be a dish best served cold, but put it in the “Right” bowl.

My Crappy Restaurant

Bic Mac Closeup

Steve Coruzzi once owned a restaurant. And he was killing you.

A Professional Chef’s 5 Favorite Cookbooks


Here are five great cookbooks with tons of doable recipes and ideas for Thanksgiving.

Blueprint Proposal’s Guide to Proposing in NYC on a Budget


How to make the moment she says “I do” last forever.

How to Eat in Public

Eating in Public

Josh Bowman is spending the next couple of weeks offering tips on how to do basic activities (you’re welcome). Today: eating in public.

You’re Going to Vegas?


Why a 22-year-old who doesn’t drink, smoke, or gamble would choose life in Sin City.

Food Is Love


From Grandma’s chicken and dumplings to a dish best served cold, Greg White recalls the meals most strongly associated with the people he has loved most.

Guestpost #83: Debra Johnson – Ten Things I’ve Learned From Online Dating


Debra Johnson writes a guestpost to share her experiences online dating. Trust your instincts, folks.

Food (In)security


Food security begins at home.

Kids’ Menu

tough customer (baby in a restaurant)

Chuck Ross encourages parents in restaurants to practice dictatorial hegemony. (Has he mentioned that he’s a waiter?)

Two Guys at a Table in Pho Vinh Loi Restaurant

Two Guys at a Table in Pho Vinh Loi Restaurant

From Alice in Chains to Ketchup Stains


Last time we met, we were rocking out at an Alice in Chains show. Now, we’re enduring another ketchup-stained dinner with the kids. What happened?

9mm Swizzle Stick

Gun in a bar

If you’ve been looking for a fool-proof way to motivate a crummy waiter, you might be in luck: more states are now permitting loaded guns in bars and restaurants.