Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.
10 Common Crimes Against Cheese You Don't Have to Commit
Mistreating a cheese will inevitably result in a less delicious cheese. Conversely, when you're good to your cheese—when you show it some respect and some TLC—you can rest assured that your cheese will return the favor.
How to Grill Baby Back Ribs
To grill baby back ribs is the best way to cook them. Learn the correct grill setup in order to maintain the tenderness and juiciness of the ribs. It may take hours to perfectly cook baby back ribs but once done, the good meal you had is irreplaceable.
The United Steaks of America: If Each State Could Have Only One Meat, What Would It Be?
Good news! This map is now for sale in the Slate Store. Americans love meat. In fact, we eat more of it per capita than almost any other country in the ...
10 Restaurant Waiting Games to Play with Kids
Before we had kids, my husband and I would eat out all the time and enjoyed our time together discovering new foods and restaurants. Now that we have two little boys, eating out isn’t so easy or enjoyable. We are now mostly limited to kid-friendly dining and even at the most kid-friendly restaurants, we are …
20 (More) of Houston’s Best Patios for 2016
Last year, we listed 20 of the best restaurant patios for dining, drinking and relaxing. It proved to be an extremely popular resource. Here's some excellent news: every single option from last year is still viable. None of those restaurants have closed. In the meantime, several new restaurants featuring patios...
DIY: Sugar Hills Bakery's Linzer Cookie Recipe
Sugar hills Bakery in Chicago shares their Linzer Cookie Recipe for the holidays.
Guess How Much a Slice of Royal Wedding Cake Sold for at Auction!
Slice of traditional spiced fruit cake served on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's big day was sold along with a dress that belonged to Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe's X-rays and other curiosities
These restaurants don't take tips
A handful of restaurateurs have started 'no tipping' policies. Here's why, and how they're paying their staff.
How to Make Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
Chef Richard Sandoval of Maya Mexican Restaurant in New York shares with us his recipe for Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding), the perfect dessert for the coming holidays.