Category: Cooking

Under a Hundo: The Best Air Fryers for Under $100

Welcome back to Under a Hundo, where your faithful VICE editors find the best versions of anything and everything you’re desperately seeking—all for under $100. Whether it’s fancy knives, instant-vacation-vibes patio furniture, or suspiciously underpriced ghost-hunting equipment, we’ve got your thrifty needs covered. Air fryers: You’ve heard of them. You’ve scrolled past ads for them. […]

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Celebrity Chef Nikki Steward Talks About Unlocking Weed And Magic Mushrooms As Culinary Ingredients

Right now in the cannabis cooking scene, there isn’t a single person with the star power of Chef Nikki Steward. Her ability to infuse cannabis into healthy foods and command a room with stories that follow the throughlines of food history is why Chef Nikki is the go-to chef for legends like Dave Chapelle, Naomi […]

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‘Barbecue’ vs. ‘Cookout’: What Race Has to Do With It

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Editor’s note: This story was originally published June 4, 2014. Dear Race Manners: I’m counting on you to settle this debate once and for all: the cookout versus the barbecue. This is obviously especially important during this time of year, since I recently fell victim to a cookout masquerading as a barbecue […]

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Top Chef Power Rankings, Week 12: Does Your Cheese Go Five Ways?

Can you believe it? We’re down to the final four. The final four chefs are exactly who I expected, basically from the second or third episode onward (well, the final three I expected, plus Jamie) but even without any huge shocks or twists, this has been a pretty damned good season of food TV. This […]

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Vans and Hedley & Bennett Just Dropped New Kitchen Gear (and It’s Dope)

What’s up, fellow cooks? Hungover? Your Cambro tattoo still healing? Well, put down your breakfast Monster Energy and cigarette for a second and pull up a chair upside-down milk crate—we’ve got some news. We know non-hideous kitchenwear is hard to find, which is why we’re stoked that Vans and Hedley & Bennett just dropped some […]

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Top Chef Power Rankings, Week 11: Mystery Ingredients And A Sea Of Tears

If measured by total ccs of tears shed, this week’s Top Chef was the greatest Top Chef episode of all time. The crying, my God, the crying. If crying was bread, this episode would’ve been a Panzanella. And all of it because of what the contestants discovered about themselves while trying to please a persnickety […]

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VICE Readers Share Cooking Gadgets They’d Buy If They Had Fancy Kitchens

You know that recurring dream where you have The Long Countertop? The one where you can’t really tell if it’s a nightmare or you’re just overwhelmed by the idea that you don’t have to settle for an 8-inch plastic cutting board? Well, we have it all the time. We wake up covered in sweat, after […]

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Father’s Day Gifts for Food Dads that Aren’t (All) Bacon-Related

Photo: Composite by VICE Staff Kiss the Cook apron? Check. New Balances? Donned, and tied tightly. Grill brush multi-tool? Duh. If this Sunday scene sounds familiar, you probably have a food dad. A noble, much-appreciated creature, the food dad is often observed participating in fascinating rituals to establish pack dominance when congregating with other food […]

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