5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.
For those of you less familiar with our favorite Baron of Baos, he's the owner of BaoHaus in New York City. He also famously published his mother's e-mail response on his blog after Sam Sifton's zero-star New York Times review of his now-closed restaurant Xiao Ye. (You might need this information later - just sayin'.)
Five Favorite Food Writers: Eddie Huang
If you haven't yet had your fill of William and Kate's upcoming nuptials, here's one more bite. Food artist Prudence Staite has created likenesses of Prince William and hid bride-to-be Kate Middleton in the form of an entirely edible portrait created from the elements of a traditional roast dinner. You may now eat the bride.
We're highlighting local and regional bloggers we think you ought to know about. We can’t be everywhere at once, so we look to these passionate eaters, cooks and writers to keep us tapped into every facet of the food world. Consider this a way to get to know a blog’s taste buds, because, well, you should.
Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.
Yes. That is diet and fitness guru Richard Simmons holding a slice of a cake in a pasted-up snow globe. There's a reason for this. We'll share it soon, but for now, just...enjoy. Be with it. Let it calm you.
And by the way, he doesn't think you should make fat jokes.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.
As if you didn't already have your calendar marked, March 30 is Turkey Neck Soup Day.
Turkey neck soup is pretty much just what it sounds like: a soup with chunks of meat from slow-simmered turkey necks.
Sure, it might seem more appropriate of an occasion for, say, November - but who are we to challenge the food holiday gods? After all, we don't want to be smote with a giblet bag.
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