Beloved for being the most American of all Mexican-American dishes, the burrito is an apt metaphor for today’s United States: we’re less a melting pot of cultures than a delicious mound of assimilated ingredients wrapped tightly together and covered in hot sauce. To celebrate this great dish, we’ve compiled a list of the 16 best burritos from sea to shining tin foil wrapper.
Sometimes you want to be cloaked in clean, tonal—abstemious, even—decor. And sometimes you want Jackson Pollack splatters of color and texture. This story is for those latter times.
It might seem crazy, but burger fans regularly wait in hour-plus lines for a taste ofShake Shack’s ShackBurger. Why? Because the burger is classic, unfussy, and pretty much gosh darn perfect. Trust us here, you’re going to want to try it for yourself when you have a chance.
By Kathleen Squires When elBulli’s Ferran Adrià first made his spheres, hot jellies, and foams, some critics scoffed at his mad-scientist approach to cooking. Yes, his techniques may be outlandish for home cooks, but Adrià’s methods changed the face of many restaurants around the world, influencing a new generation of chefs and expanding diners’ palates. Here are 10 of the most exciting modernist chefs who followed in his wake around the world. Seiji Yamamoto Where: Tokyo, Japan Photo credit: Jose Moran Moya/Flickr He’s been known to silkscreen squid ink and run an eel through a CAT scan before cooking.
From classic pulled pork in North Carolina to traditional Texas brisket to Kentucky mutton, here are twenty-one of the best barbecue sandwiches you’ll ever eat.
Hey chile-heads, do you have what it takes to tackle the hottest food this country has to offer? Below are some of the spiciest restaurant dishes in the country for your tongue searing, endorphin releasing pleasure. Dig in, if you dare.
The real morning-pastry action is in doughnuts, and even if Americans can’t claim sole ownership over something as simple as frying dough, the United States can certainly stake a claim on doughnut shops, those beautiful, Technicolor gut-bomb oases that dot this great land of ours.