Food

An Oral History of Hard-Shell Tacos

In the U.S., it’s impossible to bite into the crunchy goodness of a hard shell taco without thinking of Taco Bell: The combination of a…

Five Lies You’ve Been Told About: Fast Food

The world is full of lies, and it’s hard to get through life without taking a few on board. Luckily, we’re here to sort the…

Ranking Artificial Flavors by How Much They Taste Like the Real Thing

In a sense, artificial flavors are enigmas. The only people who genuinely understand their components are chemists at flavor companies, and since artificial flavors are…

China’s Greatest Pop-Culture Export Is A Bunch of People Cooking on YouTube

Whether it’s about fermented bean curd, chili paste, dried beef or “drunken” crabs, you can expect every video from Li Ziqi to feature a prominent…