This is a rich, tangy condiment made from foraged goodies that tastes amazing with sausages, cheese, spring rolls, and I’m sure loads of other stuff that I haven’t thought of putting it with yet. It’s a kind of cross between ketchup and hoisin, but...read more
Recipes from the Rancho De La Luna
The recipes below come from two of Joshua Tree’s finest residents and feature smoked meat and tequila, a unfuckwithable combination. Dave Catching (from bands such as Eagles of Death Metal, Earthlings?, Mojave Lords & Masters of Reality) who runs Rancho De...read more
John K. Samson’s Very Fine Kale Salad.
This spring while I was in LA I sent both John K. Samson (Manitoban, writer, solo artist, frontman of The Weakerthans) and A$AP Rocky postcards asking for recipes, with my email written at the bottom. John K. got a kitsch 70s postcard with a girl sitting on a swing...read more
Winter Tea Punch Recipe by Woody From Bastille
Illustration by Alicia Severson February. The Tuesday of months. Where nothing really happens and the blooming Snowdrops are our only notion of hope. When we’re left with the sad dregs of the season squeezing out the last of the cold before beautiful Spring is...read more
My Gut Feelings in Budapest; a culinary travel diary. Pt 3.
Day 7 The contraceptive pill was working it’s dark and ugly magic by the time I got to Szechenyi thermal baths. I felt infuriated by the guy on reception telling me that the massage wasn’t available without a gift voucher (but I couldn’t buy a gift...read more
My Gut Feelings in Budapest; a culinary travel diary. Pt 2.
Day 4 – Massolit is a sweet little independent book store and coffee shop tucked away in the Jewish quarter. You (I, I’m projecting. I’m inviting you to imagine you are as useless as I am. I’m distancing myself from my own procrastination) have...read more
My Gut Feelings in Budapest; a culinary travel diary. Pt 1.
This is going to be a new feature for the site, culinary (mostly, semi, partially, whatever) and emotional travel diaries. If you are interested in doing your own one then please email us. (all photos taken by me.) Day 1– The 10mg of Diazepam I had...read more
Lulu’s Divinity Recipe by Texas Joe
Christmas. What a drag. Not for everybody… but for a lot of folks. Christmas is for kids and adults with kids. The rest of us get stuck chasing memories. Great wholesome dreamy memories of toys under a tree and Elvis christmas albums. Would that Mean Green...read more
Smokin’ meat at Texas Joe’s
‘Texans are passionate about BBQ. For us it’s not a food trend, it’s a way of life. Many people in Texas have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of the perfectly smoked meat. It’s a quest that has led to new horizons for men and women of many...read more
Budapest: Ink, Paper, Coffee
‘It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a cafe au lait. The waiter brought it and I took out a notebook from the...read more
Eating with Notorious B.I.G. pt 3
My original plan was that I would somehow get hold of Puff Daddy, I would grill him about his and Biggie’s favourite old haunts in Brooklyn and the two of us would go on some kind of crazy restaurant crawl, at the end of which we would be best friends. Puffy...read more
Eating with Notorious B.I.G. pt 2
Illustrations by Chris Harward. Photos by Sarah Crowder. Sophie and I have been “going back to Cali” at least once a year every year for the last three years now. We drive around in rented cars (I say “we” but it is always Sophie driving since...read more