The Americans’ Matthew Rhys on The Wine Show and the torment of drinking expensive wines all day

By all accounts, actor Matthew Rhys is a busy guy: He’s wrapping up his final season on the acclaimed FX series The Americans, played a pivotal role in Steven Spielberg’s award-season favorite The Post, and the native Welshman and his Americans co-star Keri Russell also have a toddler, named Sam, at home in New York.…

What’s the deal with airline food? An in-flight dining critic explains

Airline food: butt of jokes, favorite subject of ’90s stand-up comedy routines, butt of jokes about ’90s stand-up comedy routines. It’s also the passion of Nikos Loukas, the primary voice behind the 4-year-old website Inflightfeed.com and its associated Instagram account, a hypnotic scroll of seat-back trays and tiny…

Bacon critic Scott Gold explains what it’s like having the world’s greatest job

This June, the breakfast site Extra Crispy held a much-publicized writing contest in which the winner would be anointed its bacon critic. The job title is as ridiculous as it is a carnivore’s dream—a three-month fantasy baconalia, traversing the world in search of the one true bacon. Attending bacon festivals. Rubbing…

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