Lauren Shockey, author of Four Kitchens, shows how to make a clear broth flavored with Doritos. She learned how to make it while apprenticing at the restaurant WD-50. See if your guests can pinpoint its familiar flavor! (And if you want to make it yourself, here's the recipe.)
How to Clear Your Drain (Without Breaking It)
CHOW.com Copy Chief Deborah Lewis learned this ecofriendly CHOW Tip the hard way.
Missing ingredients. Too many guests. A cramped kitchen. Experience the first night of service at Chef Brett Cooper's Aster in San Francisco. Opening Night immerses you in the rush of the unknown, as restaurants around the world open their doors for the first time. These things only happen once. Snag that coveted seat at the line, on us.