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Plats Perdus

When you’ve spent hours preparing a dish only to have it turn on you like an evil beast, what do you do? Strip it for parts and create something unique, that’s what. READ MORE

Bon Appetit’s 50 Delicious Years

Bon Appetit celebrates its 50th year of publication with this month’s issue, which contains some real gems amid a field of mostly predictable retrospectives. READ MORE

Butter on a Stick

One-handed eating is all the rage at the Minnesota State Fair, and this blog gets it all on video, from the deep-fried Twinkies to the hot dish on a stick. READ MORE

Foodie Wedding of the Year?

Leave it to a chef to throw a foodie wedding to end all weddings. Chef David Bouley’s marriage last month in France was a five-day extravaganza of guests, food, and wine from around the world. READ MORE

Deep Fried Tofu Box . . . With Lid

If you order the age tofu at Minako, don’t expect a few tastefully arranged cubes of fried tofu. They serve up a hollowed-out tofu box the size of an external hard drive, deep fried and filled with seasoned soy sauce and chopped scallions. It even has a d READ MORE

Tasty Japanese Small Plates

If you order right, you can get a variety of great dishes from Yume-ya at a surprisingly reasonable price. Chowhounds avoid the sushi, sashimi, and grilled dishes, but brothy, stewed dishes are good bets, and the fried stuff is excellent. Melanie Wong READ MORE

Blue Hill at Stone Barns Revisited: Late Summer Showcase

Simple pleasures abound this time of year at Blue Hill at Stone, where gorgeous farm-fresh produce is prepared with skill and minimal fuss. ... READ MORE

Jumbo Tacos on a Sidewalk in Spanish Harlem

On 116th Street, a lady from Guerrero presses platter-sized corn tortillas to order, tosses them onto a griddle, and puts together fresh, oversize tacos for $2.50 each, reports midtown diner. ... READ MORE

Superior Onion Rings at Top Dog in Cos Cob, CT

The dogs are fine but the onion rings kill at Top Dog, says adamclyde. Crisp, flavorful, substantial–“man, they are good.” ... READ MORE

Take Some Jerky With You

Celestino’s makes the best jerky in-house, in a ton of different flavors, says cdmedici. They have venison and buffalo in addition to beef. ... READ MORE