‘The Bear’ Is the Coolest (and Most Stressful) Show of the Summer

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. Back when I was just Baby Kevin in college, a number of years ago I will never reveal, I worked … Read more

The Tastiest Way to Keep Fish From Sticking to the Grill

photo: Claire Lower Grilling a whole fish is an impressive, if slightly intimidating, display of grilling prowess. It’s not complicated—put the fish on the grill and cook until flakey—but the process is rife with potential missteps that can make would-be fish griller a little skittish. The delicate skin can stick to the grates and tear, … Read more

The Ridiculous Egg Machine That Changed My Breakfast Game

My egg machine is a squat ovoid in a gleamy mint-green, like something the Jetsons would display proudly in their glassy space house, or like a giggly Pixar character that would be voiced by Jenny Slate. It looks simultaneously vintage and made right now—right this minute—to really “pop” on Instagram, where three mignons appliances in … Read more

Smoking Is for Everyone: A Guide to Smoked Meats, Veggies, and Pretty Much Everything Else

When I was growing up in Chicago, my father and I had a semi-annual ritual: pick up a slab and a half of sticky baby-back ribs from our favorite South Side barbecue spot, sneak their drippy Styrofoam containers into our ostensibly kosher- keeping home, then devour them while watching James Bond movies on basic cable. … Read more