Features : Archive for Food

Jim Gaffigan in Conversation with Elliott Forrest

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The New York Comedy Festival and WNYC present highlights from a night of conversation with comedian Jim Gaffigan.


Live Now: Jim Gaffigan Talks to a Classical Music Host for the NY Comedy Festival

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The comedian and author of Dad Is Fat is doing a live chat with WQXR's own Elliott Forrest in the Greene Space. Stream it here.


ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 12, 2014

Whole Foods is actually cheaper than some places. Forgery's not always a crime. Most Americans are single. These are some of the week’s top stories, all in one playlist. Just click play.

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Apple or...Apple? A Quiz

Monday, September 08, 2014

Waiting in line at the Apple store and waiting in line for an apple actually look exactly the same.

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You Can Pop Champagne at a Manhattan Denny's -- for $300

Friday, August 29, 2014

Eggs. Bacon. Pancakes. Sausage. Dom Perignon. It's all part of a balanced breakfast at the new Denny's in the Financial District. 


Staycation! WNYC's July 4th Guide to Exploring Your City

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Even if you're stuck in the city for the holiday, you can still have an memorable weekend. Here’s your schedule for three days of delicious food, fun activities, and adventurous exploring - all on a budget.

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No "Goddesses of Food"? Female Chefs Beg to Differ

Friday, March 28, 2014


Female chefs ask what they have to do in order to get noticed.


How To Make A No. 7 Broccoli Sub with Chef Tyler Kord

Friday, March 21, 2014

Broccoli was the only vegetable Chef Tyler Kord of No. 7 and No. 7 Sub would eat as a kid, and today it takes center stage.

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Eat Plants And Prosper: For Longevity, Go Easy On The Meat, Study Says

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

A new study cautions that eating a diet rich in animal proteins could be as harmful to health as smoking. Not quite, other researchers say, but it's still a good idea to go heavy on the greens.


The Right Way to Eat Wings

Monday, January 27, 2014

This Sunday during the Super Bowl, people across the country will once again be taking sides. Factions will face off. A rivalry will be renewed. And there will be carnage. Of course we're talking about chicken wings.

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Tummy Beer, Coffee Maker Cooking And Mini-Fasts: 2013's Most Read

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

We look back at the most popular posts on The Salt in 2013. From tips on handling raw chicken to Japanese latte art, the stories spanned the spectrum of the food world.


Cooking With A Cup O' Kindness (Beer, Cider Or Booze)

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

With these tipply dishes, a spirited New Year's can come from the kitchen as well as the bar.


Geeky Gamers Feast Upon Settlers Of Catan Cookbook

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Deconstructed salads and nachos go in hexagonal bowls that mimic the layout of the German board game with a cult following. Cookbook author Chris-Rachel Oseland says that the recipes are perfect for die-hard players with dietary restrictions.


An Omnivore's Dilemma: Would You Eat Michael Pollan Microbe Cheese?

Monday, November 25, 2013

Making your own cheese and yogurt is all the rage these days. Now a scientist has taken the DIY craze to an entirely new level. She and an artist have made cheeses using the microcritters on their own skin, as well as those from famous folks. The curds are on display at a museum.


Mallomars: The Cookie Everyone Likes To Hoard

Sunday, November 17, 2013

The mystique of Mallomars dates back to iceboxes and seasonal scarcity. Despite advances in modern refrigeration, people still stock up on the s'more-like cookies to tide them through the summer.

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WNYC's Annual Pie Contest: Chocolate-Swirled Cheesecake Pie Wins Top Honors

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Thanksgiving is more than two weeks away, but that's close enough to justify a pie-eating frenzy at WNYC.

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How To Levitate A Sandwich: 'Modern Cuisine' Spills Photo Secrets

Monday, November 04, 2013

A ham and cheese sandwich floats in midair. A Weber grill is sliced in half to expose a burger sizzling inside. The Photography of Modern Cuisine is both a visual feast and a practical guide to food photography.


Unleashed On Halloween, Monster Cereals Haunt Hoarders

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Franken Berry first went on sale in the early 1970s, but since 2010, they've only been available during the Halloween season. The scarcity has created a frenzy, with nostalgic parents stocking up on the sweet cereals.

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To Get The Benefits of Olive Oil, Fresh May Be Best

Monday, September 30, 2013

Increasingly, high quality oils have a harvest date stamped on the label. Why? Olive oil goes rancid and loses many of the beneficial compounds in just a few months. If the oil stings the back of your throat, the beneficial compounds are there, experts say.

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'Mountain Dew Mouth' Is Destroying Appalachia's Teeth, Critics Say

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The region has an alarmingly high incidence of rotted teeth, and heavy soda consumption is a big reason why, dentists and health advocates say. So they're beginning to target the food stamp program to ban recipients from buying soda with their vouchers.

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