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  • The World’s Smelliest Fruit? Sohla and Ham Try Cooking With Durian

    Another fantastic episode from NYT Cooking’s Mystery Menu with Sohla and Ham. I was pleasantly surprised that processing durian and cooking it, neutralizes the aromatics, but elevates savory flavors in dishes! Also surprised to see acid and durian making a great pairing. Also, Sohla has explored some variations on the kolar pitha before, but this…

  • To Clean Your Grill, Just Grab an Onion

    Sam Stone for Bon Appetit writes: Thankfully, Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral, authors of Asada, a new cookbook celebrating the expansive world of Mexican grilling, have a simple solution: an onion. Here’s their go-to method: To start, heat your grill to high (figure 450–550°). Getting the grate hot will partially do your work for you by burning off…

  • KFC Sells Out of Plant-Based ‘Chicken’ in Atlanta

    KFC Sells Out of Plant-Based ‘Chicken’ in Atlanta

    Time flies doesn’t it? It was just yesterday everyone was talking about Beyond Meat’s deep-friend nugget and boneless wing test in Georgia. Before we dive into the news, let’s do a head-count. As of writing, here’s an up-to-date compilation of all the fast-food restaurant chains with plant-based items on their menus (for sale, or in…

  • KFC is Going Beyond Fried Chicken in Atlanta

    KFC is Going Beyond Fried Chicken in Atlanta

    Kentucky Friend Chicken is rolling out Beyond Meat’s plant-based meat substitute deep-fried nuggets and boneless wings in test markets in Atlanta. The Morning Brew reports: The meatless revolution has breached the castle walls. Today, a KFC store near Atlanta is rolling out Beyond Meat’s plant-based nuggets and boneless wings, all but guaranteeing fried chicken will remain…

  • June 25th, is Bourdain Day

    June 25th, is Bourdain Day

    From GrubStreet: On what would have been his 63rd birthday, people across the food world and beyond are coming together to remember author and TV host Anthony Bourdain’s life on Bourdain Day, created in memory of the late chef by his friends, chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés. So far, people like CNN host Christiane Amanpour, Top…

  • The Dobson Family Sells Controlling Stake in Whataburger

    Whatastory. Now, I’m a born-and-bred Texan. I may live in New York City (for now), so the Empire State may have my taxes — but the Lone Star State has my heart. Always has, always will. Despite the troubling past and problematic heroes (and if you have the stamina to stand up to Republicans occasionally),…