We asked a LeBron/wine expert about that LeBron/wine story

Every once in awhile, you encounter a story that makes you say, “Wow, I wish I had been smart/talented/cool/thoughtful/funny enough to write that.” Such is the case with this fun read from Slate’s Nick Greene, who interviewed the San Francisco Chronicle’s wine critic, Esther Mobley, about where the wine-loving LeBron…

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.…

Post-Bake Off, Ruby Tandoh wants you to eat what you want and take care of yourself

Ruby Tandoh was a contestant on The Great British Bake Off during its 2013 season, riding to a top three finish with her original flavors and wry sense of humor. While many of the show’s contestants returned to their day jobs and maintained baking as a weekend project, Tandoh has parlayed her star-making turn on Bake…

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…

Make Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker’s deceptively simple fried egg salad

Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker stopped by Supper Club studios to chat about his adventures in Thai cookery. Watch our Facebook Live session below. Here’s the recipe mentioned at 25:20 for fried egg salad, which Ricker says “is so simple and yet so distinctive that it became a dish that I’d make at Pok Pok, sure, but also…

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…