After years of global vilification and false stigma, absinthe is making a comeback. We tasted six new American versions.
Highly Alcoholic, Highly Worthwhile
a trojan horse of meat, cheese and fat masquerading as a salad
Preparing duck confit is a quick way to tell everyone you know your way around the kitchen, and an even quicker way to put on a few pounds. It was developed by the French, and mastered by Chef Peter Droste. Here is his take on the classic cooking style.
Underground supper clubs, where strangers eat home-cooked meals made by professional chefs, are spreading throughout America. Gear Patrol sat down at one in Brooklyn, New York to see firsthand where the trend’s headed.
Burgeoning Seattle Chef and Restaurateur
From catering obscurity to acclaimed chef, Seattle native Ethan Stowell is living his dream. As the chef and owner of nine Italian-inspired restaurants, a pizzeria, wine cellar and more, he’s taking over this northwestern city.
Weapon of Choice
Planning to do battle…with a pork loin? Arm yourself with a top-shelf chef’s knife. These six are among the best available at a variety of price ranges.
From the Archives: Rosé season is upon us, and while we generally advocate for consumption of pink wine year round, the same warm weather that begs for draping oneself in white linen and opening too many shirt buttons demands the freshness of a crisp, vibrant rosé. Here are our ten favorites.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: A storage solution for your devices, a smartphone operated door lock, an Arrested Development writer’s new book and more.
Pro triathlete Jordan Rapp is a poster boy for endurance — and not just because he’s won five Ironmans, two Leadman Epic 250s and the 2011 ITU Long Distance World Championships. The more remarkable feat is that all but two of those victories came following a near-fatal hit-and-run accident.
Electricity: your new workout partner
We see if the Marc Pro, a muscle conditioning tool meant for improving athletic performance and hastening recovery, is the real deal.
Ever wonder what happens at a yoga festival? GP dispatched a correspondent — and true yoga novice — on a four-day trip to find out.
New Gear and Stories, Fresh from the Farm
This Week in Sports and Outdoors: A bike crash mystery, an app for mountain athletes, a boxing business primer, and more.
Turn your bike into the ultimate machine for exercise, travel and competition with these five computers.
Tubeless, aero, go
From the Archives: As the English proverb ran in the 16th century, “A man can not have his cake and eat his cake,” meaning that one cannot both possess cake and eat cake, simultaneously. The cake paradox may be a source of chagrin across the pond, but here in America we’re able purchase cake, eat cake, and often have abundant leftovers to tuck away in the freezer and unpack for a marathon of The West Wing. This all becomes quite obvious with a ride on the Bontrager Aura 5 TLR wheelset.