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 …
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 ...
August 20 is National ‘Bacon Lover’s’ Day
Bacon Lover’s unite!! Today’s fun facts about Bacon Bacon is one of the oldest processed meats in history. The Chinese began salting pork bellies as early as 1500 B.C. More than half of…
How To Make Pizza Dough
This is the dough for your weeknight pizza. It’s easy to make and easy to roll out. Top with sauce and cheese, bake, and awesome homemade pizza is yours.
Here's how to get Chicken Salad Chick freebies
Chicken Salad Chick officially opens tomorrow morning in Warner Robins and the restaurant has planned five days of giveaways to celebrate its grand opening.
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.
The four fish we're overeating
The way we fish for popular seafood such as salmon, tuna and shrimp is threatening to ruin our oceans. Paul Greenberg explores the sheer size and irrationality of the seafood economy, and suggests a few specific ways we can change it, to benefit both the natural world and the people who depend on fishing for their livelihoods.
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.
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.
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...