The war in Europe created a shortage of chocolate — when Napolean was overrunning the Continent. It was called Nutella then, but a similar product was created using hazelnuts in place of cocoa. Fast forward to World War II, and something similar happened. Except that this time, Nutella went on to become a world-famous sweet spread.
In Burbank, California, 50,000 doughnuts roll out every day, just a part of the 20 million doughnuts Krispy Kreme makes every year. That's a lot of doughnuts. Insider gets an inside look at how America's most famous breakfast confection is made.
Want to see the future of the Internet? It could look a lot like this. Burger King provided a little thought experiment in the wake of the repeal of net neutrality standards. You can get a Whopper — but if you want it any time soon, you're going to have to pay for it.
The highest-reviewed restaurant in the city of London doesn't even exist. The Shed at Dulwich had a waiting list of celebrities, reviewers, and foodies trying to get a table. Oobah Butler worked writing fake reviews for restaurants and decided to play a little trick. With some friends and a deluge of fake reviews on TripAdvisor, Oobah created the hottest dining experience around.
Some of the best Indian food in LA doesn't require reservations or an entire paycheck. You just need to stop by the gas station and you can take it home. Siblings Hiram and Priyanka opened The Bombay Frankie Company in their families gas station, serving Mumbai's street food staple, the frankie.
Principal Skinner has been searching for a four-rice fish stew since he was a POW in the war — but the spices were never right. Babish attempts to do the good Principal a solid by recreating the fish stew with the right spices. And as an added bonus, you learn how to make a rainbow grilled cheese sandwich.
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From glorious cheese pulls to tutorials of popular film dishes, the internet is full of videos about food. Although some reign supreme. With one clocking in at over 90 million views, chef and TV host Matty Matheson takes a look at some of the most consumed videos on the web.
The City of Brotherly Love is known for many things but one in particular reigns supreme — the Philly Cheesesteak. Although the anatomy of a cheesesteak is fairly simple — steak, cheese, and a hoagie bun — some just manage to shine brighter than others. In a search to find the best one the city has to offer, Alex Delany hits up 16 of the most renowned sandwich shops to find out who is the king, and he does it in just 12 hours.
HBO's The Wire features some of Baltimore's finest — and we're not talking about the cops. Some of the best junk food in the city takes center stage in the show, and Babish takes you through making some of the best dishes.
in case 785 smelly hound dogs eat your holiday turkey, Binging with Babish has you covered. The chef prepares Peking duck, similar to what Ralphie and his family are served at the Chinese restaurant in the Christmas classic. He wraps the meat up in a homemade Mandarin-style pancake and tops it with thinly sliced cucumbers, scallions, and hoisin sauce.
There's only one thing that could make the most religious guy on the planet say "Oh my God". 'Tis the season for hot chocolate, and Babish has a recipe that has a touch of the divine.
Dulé Hill and James Roday are reprising their roles in the TV series Psych with Psych: The Movie, premiering December 7, 2018. To celebrate, Babish makes one of the best stoner dishes from the show: quatro quesos dos fritos. Since a good thing is never good enough, Babish puts his own spin on the dish, making an improvement to the original.
You can't go wrong with a steak sandwich, especially if it's constructed by Matty Matheson. The foul-mouthed chef piles grilled skirt steak on a toasted hoagie. To appeal to the health-conscience, he tops it with kale chimichurri and serves it with a seasonal tomato salad.
If you caught Babish making the garbage plate, but were curious about its origins, Great Big Story has the scoop — literally. It all started at Nick Tahou Hots in Rochester, New York. Since 1918, they've been putting all the garbage on the plate, and have the trademark to prove it.
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Garbage plates are serious business. While one might think they're a throw-together, kitchen sink-type dish, preparation and ingredient selection are essential. Babish recreates the garbage plate from The Place Beyond The Pines, putting a gourmet spin on the American tradition.
Native to Japan, Wagyu beef is typically served in thinly sliced ribbons. Now that it's made its way to The States, Old Homestead in Manhattan's Meatpacking district has put a steakhouse twist on it and is serving it in thick-cut slabs. The steak comes with a $350 price tag, but according to The Meat Shows' Nick Solares, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience every carnivore should try.
Trying to make a version of Rachel's infamous trifle from Friends is no small feat, but Babish is up to the challenge — as soon as he spits it out in the trashcan. Amazingly, Babish finds a way, and comes through with something you can not only eat, but enjoy.
Today is a lucky day. You not only get to learn how to make a breakfast hash, but you get to learn it from Matty Matheson. Although he shares his version that includes potatoes, black beans, and salsa verde, the ingredients are really up to you. Just make sure you include those little pockets of cheese.
Anyone who watches Stranger Things knows Eleven is a sucker for Eggos. Although, when you've pushed her into a psychokinetic rage, it's going to take more than a simple toaster waffle to calm her down. This is why in season two Hopper had to whip up the Triple-Decker Eggo Extravaganza. In this episode of Binging with Babish, Andrew Rea recreates the Redi-whip and Hershey kiss version from the show but also flexes his chef's muscle and makes a restaurant-worthy rendition.
As deceptively simple as cooking a steak might seem, it's easy to mess a good cut of meat up. The number one cause of bad meat is over cooking — anything over medium rare and you're doing it wrong. Babish shows how to cook two different cuts of meat to flavorful perfection every time in the latest episode of Basics with Babish.
What do you feed your house full of hungry Halloween guests? Thier own kind. Babish steals a page from everyone's favorite cannibal doctor and prepares a clay-roasted (pork) thigh, with a little help from You Suck at Cooking. Just don't tell your guests what's really in the roast.
The 18 toppings are ridiculous. Learning how to make a soft, buttery pretzel is not. Everyone's favorite boss Michael Scott owns the record for most insane pretzel in TV history, and Babish shows you how to make your own.
You've watched all the episodes. You know all the ingredients. You know the how, but do you know the why? Babish takes a step back from cooking to go over the things you'll need and why a good meal is good in the first part of Basics with Babish.
Curb Your Enthusiasm is back and Binging with Babish has a new episode featuring some of show's best dishes. From Ted Danson's sandwich to a wonderful Cobb salad, the most neurotic foods imaginable are all here.
Peanut butter and jelly, chicken and dumplings, movie theater popcorn and rasinets — some things are meant to be together. Kind of. Babish shows you how to waste a lot of time making rasinets from scratch, but then redeems himself with how to make perfect movie theater popcorn.
Now you will never want for szechuan sauce again. Ditch the time machine, because Babish is about to show you how to make your own, right in your own kitchen. Armed with a real sample of the famous sauce, Babish gives it another attempt, this time even more successfully than the first. As an added bonus, he also makes some chicken nuggets that look better than the sauce.
Summer is over, fall is almost here, and that means school is back in session. And if you're going to go to school, you're going to need a proper sandwich in your lunch bag. Babish has the perfect recipe: Rodney Dangerfield's ridiculous monstrosity from the 1986's Back to School.
A cheeseburger inside a cheeseburger between two cheeseburgers topped with Himalayan ketchup. It is, as its name implies, the Ultimeatum. Babish takes on making this incredible burger before going a more route and creating something even better.