The Spirits Business: Wasabi vodka is now a thing that will soon hit The US market. Consider the countdown to finding it in numerous Guy Fieri recipes begun.
Hypebeast: Do you need to know what Eddie Huang can’t live without? Check out his Hypebeast Essentials list. Highlights include: gummy worms, a Cartier pen, a detoxifying face mask, and his preferred weed strain!
Eater: Few things are more annoying than seasonal use of the word “spooktacular,” but it really is the best word to describe this interview with John Basso, owner of the Heart Attack Grill. He sounds like some sort of demented doctor waiting to chop us up into pieces and eat us when he says things like, “This is an absolute den of iniquity. A complete caloric nightmare.” We’re spooked. Tacularly, of course.
Bon Appetit: Is the impending Halloweekend triggering early bouts of Thanksgiving anxiety for those of you nervously attempting your own bird roast? Breathe. In 2003, Bon Appetit published a 6-page story entitled “Thanksgiving Starts Here,” where Alton Brown laid out how to perfectly cook a turkey. It’s still one of the sites most popular posts, and it saved Bon Appetit Restaurant Editor Andrew Knowlton’s first Thanksgiving.
Zagat: Speaking of Food Encyclopedia Brown, watch your backs, Eddie Huang, Tom Colicchio, Chris Cosentino, Eric Ripert, et all. Alton has his eye on maybe possibly launching an all-new cooking show web series. We vote yes.
GrubStreet: GrubStreet obtained a handy excerpt from the third chapter of Charlotte Druckman’s new book Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen, which, as you can probably guess, is a tome on exactly how much badassery is required of lady chefs, complete with anecdotes from the likes of Alice Waters and Christina Tosi…who actually seem pretty chill.
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