Childhood friends Gil and Evan are the duo behind Señor Sisig, a Filipino-inspired taco and burrito food truck that serves the Bay Area. Their food truck started in 2010 and today has grown to 6 trucks and a brick and mortar restaurant in San Francisco. The main attraction on their […]

Winston Miranda is the chef behind Saraba, the only Garifuna food truck in Los Angeles, and one of the only Garifuna restaurants in all of the US. Winston’s passion and pride lies in the cuisine of the Garifuna people, the descendants of Africans and Arawaks originally from the Caribbean island […]

Claire Saffitz, author of the cookbook “Dessert Person,” shows off her ultimate party snack recipe: pigs in a brioche blanket. This classic pigs in a blanket recipe gets a boost from rich and buttery brioche dough. Claire demonstrates how to make her signature brioche, as well as a creamy and […]

The team behind The Tyger, a brand new Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant in New York City, knew that opening a restaurant is hard work. But opening a new restaurant in the midst of a global pandemic proved to be even harder. Co-owners Jeff and Eddy, who also own NYC’s Chinese Tuxedo, […]

Chef Jenny Dorsey is at home making Spam wontons, a snackable treat filled with Chinese flavors. Jenny uses Spam from her pantry to make a rich filling, along with leeks, maitake (hen-of-the-wood) mushrooms, Chinese celery, and shepherd’s purse greens. She demonstrates how to wrap a wonton and makes a flavor-packed […]

It’s chewy, it’s cheesy, it’s saucy, it’s Detroit-style pizza! Farideh is at home making a barbeque chicken Detroit-style pie, known for its rectangular shape and its lacy cheese crust. Farideh makes a yeasted dough and barbeque sauce from scratch, grills off some juicy chicken thighs, and layers on toppings like […]

Simone Tong is back in the Munchies test kitchen to show how to make soup dumplings. The process may be involved but the results are well worth the time. Simone shows how to make the gelatinous broth that becomes the base of the soup, she makes two types of dough […]

Michelle Minori, finalist from “Top Chef” Season 16, shares the multiple benefits of cast iron cookware, which makes her life in a kitchen a whole lot easier. Michelle demonstrates the ease with which both meats and vegetables can sear in cast iron pans, which can also go straight into the […]

Claire Saffitz, author of the new cookbook “Dessert Person,” is in the Munchies Test Kitchen making the Eiffel Tower of pastries: croquembouche. This celebratory dessert is perfect for the holiday season– a tower of individual cream puffs coated in crunchy caramel. Claire breaks down each step of the croquembouche process, […]

Farideh is back in her family’s home kitchen in Maryland and is making not one, but two versions of her beloved crab soup: a traditional, tomato-based Maryland crab soup, and a rich and indulgent cream of crab soup. Both recipes incorporate generous amounts of jumbo lump crab, and Farideh shouts […]

The Colombian Amazon rainforest is home to the pirarucu, the largest fish in the Amazon river and second-largest freshwater fish in the world. The massive fish, which is caught and consumed sustainably by indigenous populations, has mythical origins according to tradition. While legends vary from culture to culture, the pirarucu […]

Matty and his best friend and mentor, Master Rang, head to south Vietnam to visit the town where Rang grew up. Matty meets Rang’s family and learns the harrowing story of how Rang came to Canada. Together they explore fish trading, night markets, and Vietnam’s best fish sauce. Watch the […]

Jonah Reider, columnist for Food & Wine Magazine and the chef behind Pith Supper Club in NYC shares his best tip for home kitchens: use deli containers to replace storage, to serve as measuring cups, and even to generate creativity. Jonah ticks off numerous benefits of deli containers over traditional […]

Chef Jae Lee of Nowon in NYC presents his take on a mashup of Korean and New York City cuisine: chopped cheese rice cakes. This one-of-a-kind dish takes inspiration from an iconic Uptown sandwich and Korean comfort food, and includes components like soy-pickled jalapeños, homemade scallion oil, classic American cheese, […]

Farideh breaks down how to make the perfect French dip sandwich with an unexpected ingredient — apples. Bonus, Farideh tells us the tale of the two French dip restaurants that started it all. You’re going to learn a lot in this episode. Check out this recipe in full on Munchies: […]