Dining

Watch Heston Blumenthal Try To Master The Perfect Fish and Chips

It’s Heston Blumenthal’s nature to overthink things a bit. The chef at the experimental three-Michelin Star restaurant The Fat Duck in Bray, England, creates not just a meal, but an entire story and journey to trigger a nostalgic experience. This formerly world’s No. 1 restaurant mixes traditional and molecular techniques to for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, where the menu […]

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerising

Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the auction hall of the world’s largest fish market, Tsukiji in Tokyo. Before dawn, a group of wholesalers are given 30 minutes to inspect more than 1,000 tuna before the auction begins to lay claim to some of the world’s finest fish. Among them is Yukitaka […]

PETA Wins Another Battle in the Foie Gras Wars

In the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal’s nationwide game of Whack-a-Mole (the organization would probably object to calling it Whack-a-Mole because of its implied violence against the burrowing mammal), it has been fighting against the controversial delicacy foie gras. The group has battled in the courts to get it banned, gone straight to restaurants […]