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.
Want to increase your I'Cue? (That's barbecue IQ to you)
Chris Lilly, the executive chef of the legendary 86-year-old Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, Alabama, is here to school you on all manners of low-and-slow.
Five Different Barbecue Regions: Chris Lilly
There's a reason that iReporter Chris Morrow is considered a superstar around these parts. Not only does she file sumptuous reports from all over the country - she also scores interviews with tip-top talent like the hosts of NBC's "The Sing Off."
Morrow asked Nick Lachey, Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman our favorite question at this time of year, "Finish the sentence, 'It's not the holidays without...'" and got answers ranging from eggnog to...well, you'll just have to watch. And drool. And go make chicken. (You'll see.)
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Baby, it's cold outside - December 6 is National Gazpacho Day!
Pssst! Got a sec to chat?
We are utterly thrilled when readers want to hang out and talk – whether it's amongst themselves or in response to pieces we've posted. We want Eatocracy to be a cozy, spirited online home for those who find their way here.
Consider the daily Coffee Klatsch post as your VIP lounge – the primary comments thread for readers who'd like to chat about topics not related to the articles we're running. That way, everyone knows where to find each other, and each post's comments section remains on topic.