The Story Behind National Food Holidays

Today is National Taco Day! A few weeks ago, a friend mentioned that it was National Doughnut Day, and then paused before asking “didn’t we just have one of those?” I nodded, not really knowing when it had happened, but confidant it had not yet been a year since the last doughy holiday. A quick … Read moreThe Story Behind National Food Holidays

If Records Were Tortillas, They’d Sound Like This

Time to ditch your vinyl (again), there’s a new format in town: tortillas. Intrepid Redditor “UpgradeTech” saw this video, and was bored/inspired/curious enough to see if you really could turn the Mexican food vessel into a record. It turns out, you can. All you need are some uncooked flour tortillas (corn or cooked are too … Read moreIf Records Were Tortillas, They’d Sound Like This

Argument For Why Burritos Are Better Than Tacos

Let’s make one thing clear from the start: this article is not a hit piece on tacos. I love tacos. I love all Mexican food. I have loved Mexican food since I was a chubby six-year-old with a mullet and I still love it today (as a chubby thirty three-year-old who wishes his scalp could still produce … Read moreArgument For Why Burritos Are Better Than Tacos

Two New York Chefs Bring Together Filipino and Thai Food

If you look up “Filipino and Thai food” on the internet, search results compare the two cuisines. And apparently, “Filipino food is frequently contrasted with Thai food” and has been called Thai food’s “ugly sister”. This is news to Chef King Phojanakong, who blends Filipino and Thai food at his Kuma Inn restaurant in New … Read moreTwo New York Chefs Bring Together Filipino and Thai Food