There is no such thing as “leftover cheese” but, if you are a cheese collector such as myself, you probably find yourself with little nubs and ends of various dairy treasures. You could keep making increasingly tiny cheese plates, or you could make fromage fort, also known as “snobby DIY Boursin.”
Holiday office party season means chit-chatting uncomfortably for 10 minutes with the bros from accounting before scurrying back to your desk with a glass of sparkling wine. How glorious does that $8 bottle of “champagne” taste once back in your own cubicle, right?
But if you want to fully appreciate its nuances, foam…
A Hawaii woman stumbled upon a
small child gigantic fucking avocado while out for a stroll Sunday.
Corn syrup is gross. I guess it’s okay in small quantities—say, to give homemade caramels a bit of chew—but it’s too one-note to be a standalone sweetener. As such, I avoid it when I can.
We all handle stress differently. Some people do yoga, some cry to their therapists, some chug a bottle of pinot noir after reading the New York Times on the train.
Among the pantheon of issues one could get upset about, a cartoon cow butt should rank fairly low. But no, in the pearl-clutching suburban hamlet of Montclair, New Jersey, a new ice cream shop’s artwork has gone too far.
Are you a server’s worst nightmare without even knowing it? We’re here to help.
The Salty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.
It is colossally difficult to run a profitable restaurant, much less build a brand successful enough to open a second, a third, a 20th location. Which is to say, if you have your sights set on becoming the next Ray Kroc or Dave Thomas, the odds are overwhelmingly not in your favor. It makes the success of Shake Shack,…
Between polar caps cracking, volcanos erupting, and out-of-control bovine, it feels like the end of the world as we know it. But you know what? We feel fine. Here at The Takeout, we’ve hand-selected 11 food-and-beverage holiday gift ideas to help us all navigate this new world order. Or perhaps you’re not as cynical…
Last Call is The Takeout’s online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and bullshit the night away. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching/listening around the office today.
Gift-buying season is in full swing, but there’s no reason to bust your budget. We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.
The holidays give us carte blanche to consume both alcohol and sugar with reckless abandon—bonus points if you can streamline the process. Gelatinous shots may be the millennial-prefered vehicle for the two substances but, like Pete Shweddy before me, I prefer a festive ball.
Hot buttered rum is so good in theory, but in practice, it always disappoints. Slurping a film of butter off your top lip is a bit much, even for those of us who would eat a stick of butter like a banana were society ready to accept us.
Another day, another way economic life could get way shittier for workers. Today the Department of Labor made public a proposed rule change to its tip regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed change would “rescind portions of tip regulations” on restaurants, which would have two major consequences.