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Top Chef New Orleans Cartoon Recap, Episode 4

October 24, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 7 Comments

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Top Chef New Orleans Cartoon Recap, Episode 3

October 17, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 10 Comments

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Top Chef New Orleans Cartoon Recap, Episode 1

October 3, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 17 Comments

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Alphabet Of Foods That Will Kill You

September 13, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 25 Comments

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The Speed at Which You Eat

September 11, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 30 Comments

We all eat at different speeds. Me? I wolf down my food a lot like my dad does, though I try to slow myself down. When my friend Diana eats dessert, she savors each bite like one of those people on chewing diets who count their chews 25 times before they can swallow. Craig, generally speaking, eats at a normal speed, unless he’s talking in which case his food might sit there in front of him getting colder and colder as he enthuses about the trailer for the new Alfonso Cuaron movie or the injustice of getting older. When this happens, I make sculptures with pieces of straw paper and balance chopsticks on little plastic containers.

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Justin Bieber’s Monkey Eats Germany

April 9, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 5 Comments

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Chicken Caesar Fit For The Gods

April 2, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 16 Comments

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Cookfight! Kim Severson vs. Julia Moskin

December 6, 2012 | By Adam Roberts | 0 Comments

The concept of COOKFIGHT is incredibly fresh. New York Times journalists Kim Severson and Julia Moskin, who also happen to be best friends, choose a theme (dinner on a budget, for example) and then compete to see who can make the best meal. The results of their efforts fill the pages of this book; a book so chock-full of winning recipes, I’m not sure which one I want to make first. Ok, that’s a lie, I know which one I want to make first but it means I’m choosing sides in the Cookfight. (Don’t tell Kim, but it’s Julia’s pasta with roast chicken, currants and pine nuts.)

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited to the New York Times building (my first time!) to interview Kim and Julia about their book. Instead of a lengthy 20 minute interview that meanders in all directions, I decided to pose various Cookfights to them to watch them duke it out. Coke vs. Pepsi, Mounds vs. Almond Joy, etc. The results are in the video below; but if you have a job where you can’t watch videos at work, I’ve broken it all down for you underneath it with comic book speech balloons that recreate the conversation.

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