Ruth Bourdain on Twitter
The tweets of Ruth Reichl with the mind of Anthony Bourdain, with hilarious results. It's probably worth joining Twitter just to follow this person.
Top 5 Brands of Bitters
If you've made a Manhattan, you probably know about Angostura bitters. But here are a few other brands to perk up your cocktails.
Jidori Chicken Is the New Kid in the Coop
A breed of chicken from Japan can be killed and cooked in the same day, for ultimate freshness.
"Vaguely Asian" is a common mode for cooking in the Western world, smashing multiple cultures into one (inauthentic) flavor profile. But maybe this isn't such a bad thing.