Does a $20 Glass Built Just for Coke Actually Improve the Taste?

Any discerning oenophile will tell you that the shape of a wine glass can make a huge difference in your imbibing experience. On the other hand, that could just be a bunch of bullshit. Either way, Riedel decided to do for Coke what it's spent decades doing for pinot: design a glass scientifically optimized for taste.… » 4/01/14 1:00pm 4/01/14 1:00pm

The Cutting Edge of Dessert: How It's Made at a Four-Star Restaurant

The Mast Brothers channel old-school artisanal techniques in their chocolate. Now, with our friends at Eater, we'd like to show you the other extreme: How Le Bernardin executive pastry chef Michael Laiskonis crafts one of his signature mind-bending desserts, Egg. » 9/25/10 11:00am 9/25/10 11:00am

The Long Wait for the Iliad of Modern Cooking, Modernist Cuisine

Nathan Myhrvold, Bill Gates' former right-hand man is well known as the mastermind behind Intellectual Ventures. But he's also an insane chef, who's been working on the definitive guide to modern cooking, a six-volume, 2400-page tome, Modernist Cuisine. It's delayed. » 9/24/10 9:00pm 9/24/10 9:00pm

Nine Restaurants Sent Back From the Future to Destroy Us (With Good…

The basic premises of going to a restaurant haven't changed tremendously throughout history. You sit down. You order. It shows up. Maybe it's good. But new, high tech establishments around the world are putting a innovative spin on eating out. » 9/24/10 7:00pm 9/24/10 7:00pm

The Future of Pancakes Is in a Spraycan, and It Tastes Like Hickory…

You've heard of Batter Blaster, the surprisingly tasty pancake that's sprayed out of a can. That was just the beginning. Here's our exclusive look inside the Batter Blaster R&D lab fridge, and what's coming next. To start: Bacon. Flavored. Pancakes. » 9/24/10 6:55pm 9/24/10 6:55pm