These perfectly plated fine dining dishes are actually made of junk food

These wildly inventive dishes from clever Instagram user Chef Jacques La Merde (translation: Jack Shit) repurpose junk food you'd find in the cupboard of college kids feeding themselves for the first time into perfectly plated, "tweezered everything" dishes that wouldn't look out of place at three Michelin star… » 4/02/15 10:30pm 4/02/15 10:30pm

Chef magically cuts a carrot into an elaborate net

On good days, my knife skills could be considered rudimentary. On most other days though, I'm probably a danger to myself. So never in my wildest dreams would I ever think that I could pull this sorcery off: turn a regular carrot into a perfectly webbed net by strategically cutting it with a knife. The chef is a… » 2/23/15 11:36pm 2/23/15 11:36pm

Do the Over-the-Top Twitter References In Chef Totally Ruin the Movie?

I finally got around to seeing Chef, the Jon Favreau film about a chef who joins Twitter and (SPOILER ALERT) starts a food truck. Now food trucks and Twitter go together like Korean BBQ and tacos but in this film the tweet-integration was ridiculously blatant—really, to the point of distraction. So much so that when… » 11/21/14 8:25pm 11/21/14 8:25pm

Watching a master chef make noodles by hand is absolutely mesmerizing

I'm not sure if this is considered just cooking or if it can be classified as high art or even a musical performance but whatever it is, it's an absolute joy to watch. What you're seeing is soba master Tatsuru Rai, owner and chef of Sobatei Rakuichi in Niseko, Hokkaido, making his soba noodles in complete silence. » 9/09/14 1:27am 9/09/14 1:27am

This restaurant might have the best bread and butter in the world

The bread and butter at Razza Pizza Artiginale is made by James Beard Rising Star Chef semi-finalist Dan Richer. He's the chef behind the restaurant and might be more obsessed with bread and butter than any person on the planet. This video shows how he made his restaurant's bread and butter the most delicious. » 7/16/14 1:39am 7/16/14 1:39am

Watch a Chef Use His Amazing Bionic Hand to Help Chop Stuff Up

If you're a master chef or a home cook or someone who occasionally wanders into a kitchen in search of food, you'd know that your life is much easier with two hands. Cutting vegetables, washing dishes, using a frying pan and basically just doing things requires both your hands. That's why it's so heartbreaking that… » 9/19/13 8:53pm 9/19/13 8:53pm

The Most Perfectest Hamburger in the World Makes My Mouth Orgasm

Seeing Chef Maxime Bilet talk about how the Modernist Cuisine created the most ultimate hamburger in this entire world makes me cry happy meat tears. Everything was scientifically considered, from the fluffy bun and lab made cheese to the sous-viding and cryofrying process. I'll go vegetarian for you, baby. » 12/05/11 8:00pm 12/05/11 8:00pm

First Ever Chinese Cooking Robot Cooks Like Robo-Mama Used To

This AIC-AICookingrobot can make Chinese dishes from various areas of China—Sichua, Huai Yang, and Shandong—all while NOT smoking and cursing. The robot took four years of research and $253,000 to develop, which is more money than you'd have to pay an actual Chinese person to come cook for you every day for four years. » 10/10/06 2:44pm 10/10/06 2:44pm