The West LA Taqueria Started By A DREAMer

From Munchies. Gracias Señor is a taco truck in West LA started by Rodolfo Barrientos, a DREAMer committed to bringing his Baja Californian recipes – and his entrepreneurial grit – to the street food scene in LA. Specializing in fried fish tacos and Surf & Turf burritos, Rodolfo takes inspiration from his childhood in Baja…

Cotoletta alla Bolognese, A Specialty From Bologna

From Munchies. Giuseppe di Nola, aka Banana, is a food enthusiast and DJ for Italian rapper Coez. In this episode of Banana Eats, he visits Daniele Bendanti, the chef of Oltre in Bologna, Italy, to learn about the Cotoletta alla Bolognese. Different from its Milanese cousin, this Bolognese veal cutlet is covered in prosciutto, or…

Cannabis-Fueled Fiesta

From Munchies. Abdullah throws a cannabis fiesta with Wes Avila, owner of LA’s favorite taco truck, with three weed-infused tacos and a marijuana agua fresca. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check out http://munchies.tv

Olive Garden-Style Fettuccine Alfredo With Garlic Bread

From Munchies. Farideh is in her kitchen whipping up a meal that will transport you to Olive Garden: creamy alfredo sauce folded into fettuccine pasta, a garden salad, and an anchovy garlic bread recipe that will change your life. Check out the recipes here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3zx5m/classic-fettuccine-alfredo-recipe https://www.vice.com/en/article/7kbzgd/roasted-garlic-and-anchovy-butter-garlic-bread-recipe https://www.vice.com/en/article/k7wqw3/easy-chopped-salad-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos…

How To Make Birria Tacos

From Munchies. Andrés Galindo of Nene’s Deli Taqueria in Brooklyn, NYC is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making Quesabirria Tacos. He braises beef until tender in a rich chile broth and then crisps it in a corn tortilla with cheese. The result is a savory and cheesy cross between a quesadilla and a taco, served…

The Tamale Guy Is a Chicago Landmark | Street Food Icons

From Munchies. Claudio Velez is The Tamale Guy. For 20 years he’s been visiting the bars of Chicago neighborhoods almost every night, selling his handmade pork and chicken tamales to the nightlife scene. Hailing from Mexico, Claudio has become a true celebrity of late-night dining, with a Twitter account to track his whereabouts, a beer…

What a Michelin Level Infused Dinner Looks Like

From Munchies. Abdullah learns how to make weed wine and invites chef Marcel Vigneron to prepare cannabutter-basted beef cheek, weed-smoked tuna, and potleaf juice dippin dots. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check out…

Meatloaf: Bad Name, Good Recipe

From Munchies. Samantha Lamanna, executive chef at Brooklyn’s Cozy Royale, demonstrates how to make a meatloaf that everyone will want. With pork, beef, and lots of cheese, this iteration of the American dinner classic is hard to beat. For sides, Chef Lamanna showcases a brilliant twice baked potato recipe, where pureed potatoes are added back…

Po Boys, Shrimp & Grits, and Shrimp Louie | It’s Suppertime

From Munchies. Let Matty take your passion for shrimp to new heights with this three-way of gastronomic pleasure: Shrimp Po Boy, Shrimp ‘n Grits and Shrimp Louie. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check…

Deep Fried Milk is Your New Dessert Pro Move

From Munchies. Calvin Eng of Bonnie’s restaurant in Brooklyn makes a fried milk sunday. Leaning into the flavor of malt with Ovaltine, this evolution of a traditional ice cream sundae makes use of custard to set and fry milk, giving you a new way to experience the classic ice cream sundae. Subscribe to Munchies here:…

How to Make Takeout Icon General Tso’s Chicken

From Munchies. Steve Chu, chef and co-owner of Ekiben in Baltimore, is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making a dish so popular in America, you may be eating it right now: General Tso’s Chicken. This Chinese-American takeout classic is made with double-fried chicken breast meat and an iconic sauce that Steve puts his culinary twist…

Fried Plantain and Snapper Sandwich with Pikliz

From Munchies. Chef Widza Gustin, former MUNCHIES Test Kitchen intern, is back on her home turf applying a fresh concept to a classic Haitian dish: a banan pezé sandwich with fried red snapper and crunchy pikliz. Widza’s love for Haitian cuisine runs through this recipe, from her homemade epis (seasoning base), to her punchy pikliz…

How To Make Aborrajados, A Colombian Street Food Snack

From Munchies. Chef Anita Shepherd from Anita’s Yogurt is in the MUNCHIES test kitchen making aborrajados, a Colombian street food snack that can be made vegan! Anita’s plant-based version of her beloved aborrajados consist of ripe plantains, pumpkin puree, vegan mozzarella cheese, and a secret fizzy ingredient (ok, it’s beer). Fried in batter and served…

Dominique Ansel Makes Bûche de Noël

From Munchies. Dominique Ansel is his pastry workshop to show MUNCHIES how he prepares a classic European Christmas dessert: bûche de Noël, or a Yule log. This holiday cake, decorated as a tree log, is made with an airy, flourless chocolate cake base and is carefully rolled with rich chocolate mousse and coated with decadent…

The Arepa Queen Of Europe – Street Food Icons

From Munchies. In this episode of Street Food Icons, we meet Ms. Zuly Chacón, owner of the Venezualan food truck ‘Las Sabrozas’, as she takes us through the complex process of preparing her iconic arepas in Groningen. Zuly was raised on the island Isla Margarita by her grandparents and adopted their passion for Venezuelan food…

Matty’s Ramen with a Side of Fried Chicken | It’s Suppertime!

From Munchies. Ramen is on the menu as Matty cooks this classic Japanese soup with a side of crispy chicken karaage. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies…

The Hidden Dominican Restaurant in a Bronx Billiard Hall

From Munchies. Almost unnoticeable to those who don’t know it, deep in the Bronx is Nano Billiard Cafe, or Tony’s Billiards, an old-school basement pool hall that serves up some of the best Dominican food in New York City. Anita, the cook, has made Tony’s Billiards famous to residents far and wide who taste her…

Wild Fair Food From a Portland Street Food Icon

From Munchies. Isaiah Bostic is the mastermind behind Batter on Deck, a food cart he started in Portland, OR devoted to his favorite food: corn dogs. Batter on Deck takes food served on a stick to new heights with creative concoctions like steak and cheese tornado potatoes, extra spicy Hot Cheeto corn dogs, and much…

Why We Eat: Spam Musubi

From Munchies. Sheldon Simeon from Tin Roof in Maui breaks down the history of Spam Musubi. This handheld snack of seasoned spam, sushi rice, and nori is a staple in Hawaii, where it was introduced during WWII. Sheldon prepares his own Spam Musubi while recounting the historical and social shifts that led to its popularity.…

The Brisket and Latke Sandwich – A Hanukkah Double Down

From Munchies. Libby Willis from KIT in Brooklyn is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making Brisket and Latke Sandwiches. She slow braises beef brisket to tender perfection and makes a creamy, crunchy coleslaw to sandwich in between oversized potato pancakes. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dgb3b/brisket-and-latke-sandwich-with-apple-and-horseradish-slaw-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release…

How To Make Singaporean Satay And Peanut Sauce

From Munchies. Elly Suraya of Satay By The Bay SF makes Singaporean chicken satay with homemade peanut sauce. She marinates and then grills chicken for a tender and smokey skewer that’s served with a nutty and bold peanut sauce. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/93b5je/chicken-satay-with-peanut-sauce-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a…

Jamie Oliver Makes Beef Bourguignon

From Munchies. Celebrity chef & bestselling author Jamie Oliver is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making beef bourguignon. Chef Jamie shows us how to upgrade a French favorite by braising tender beef cheeks, then tossing with crispy bacon, savory mushrooms, and a luxurious gravy. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3vgpw/sumptuous-beef-bourguignon-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES…

The Idli King of Bangalore

From Munchies. On the streets of Bangalore, India, the mother & son duo behind Iyer Idly serve hundreds of idlis a day. These savory rice and lentil cakes used to be the only thing on the menu of Iyer Idly for over 19, but now that that business has taken off and customers crave diversity,…

Using Indigenous Indian Ingredients At Bombay Canteen

From Munchies. The Bombay Canteen in Mumbai is one of India’s best restaurants, using indigenous Indian ingredients to celebrate Indian cuisine and tradition. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check out http://munchies.tv for more!…

The Menchi-Katsu King of Tokyo

From Munchies. Anzai Yoshinori is the owner and chef of Niku No Sato, a butcher shop in Tokyo famous for its menchi-katsu and other fried Japanese delicacies. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check…

Thanksgiving For Two With Farideh

From Munchies. Farideh is in her kitchen whipping up a decadent turkey dinner with plenty of sides, perfect for a pared-down Thanksgiving for two people. Farideh cuts the work down considerably by preparing just a turkey breast, which she brines (and uses a secret ingredient for a crispy golden skin). Along with sourdough stuffing, green…

Matty’s Très Bien French Cassoulet | It’s Suppertime!

From Munchies. Cassoulet is the crown jewel of classic French cooking. Follow along as Matty combines rich duck confit, toulouse sausages, braised lamb and white beans. Mon Dieu! Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter…

How To Make Bánh Cuốn, Vietnamese Rice Rolls

From Munchies. Helen Nguyen of Saigon Social makes Bánh Cuốn in the Munchies Test Kitchen. These steamed rice flour crepes are filled with savory pork and mushrooms, then drizzled with scallion oil for a classic Vietnamese street snack. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/z3nen4/easy-banh-cuon-vietnamese-steamed-rice-rolls-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full…

The Japanese Sando King of Portland – Street Food Icons

From Munchies. Taiki Nakajima left his family’s restaurant in Japan in search of more inspiration. After traveling through places like Italy and India, he found himself in Portland, Oregon. There, he brought Japan to the Pacific Northwest with his Japanese sandos – composed sandwiches made with fluffy bread, with fillings like egg salad and katsu…

Why We Eat: Pupus, with Sheldon Simeon

From Munchies. Sheldon Simeon of Tin Roof in Maui demonstrates how to make three different Hawaiian Pupus while breaking down the historical significance of these dishes. As he digs into the migration patterns of Hawaiians and centuries-old techniques used to preserve food, Chef Sheldon makes pipikaula, sakura boshi, and marinated sardines. Subscribe to Munchies here:…

How To Make Pork Vindaloo with Akshay Bhardwaj

From Munchies. Akshay Bhardwaj of Junoon is in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen making Vindaloo Pork Ribs. He starts off by making a simple, flavorful curry paste, which he then uses to marinate and slowly cook pork ribs until falling-off-the-bone tender. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/3aqxnj/easy-pork-vindaloo-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release…

Chef’s Night Out In New Orleans with Mason Hereford

From Munchies. Mason Hereford, chef and owner of New Orleans’ Turkey and the Wolf and Molly’s Rise and Shine, is having a chef’s night out with help from some of his closest friends in the hospitality industry. Mason and his crew take a party bus around NOLA and tour the parts of the city that…

Matty’s Game Day Chili Dogs, Wings, and Queso | It’s Suppertime!

From Munchies. It’s game day. Be an all-star of big league flavor with Matty’s killer Buffalo Wings, Chili Dogs, Queso Dip and Nachos! It’s a touchdown, grand slam and hat trick all at once! Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/zmqxm9/easy-homemade-queso-recipe Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our…

Bryant Terry Makes Vegan Disco Fries

From Munchies. Bryant Terry, chef and author of the new book “Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora,” is making his vegan version of disco fries, made with crispy fried taro in place of potatoes. Bryant’s spin on this diner snack is with his herb-packed aioli and his spicy pili pili…

This Riz a Jej is Made With Six Kinds of Nuts and Seeds

From Munchies. Edy Massih, chef and owner of Edy’s Grocer in Brooklyn, NY is making riz a jej, a Lebanese spiced rice and chicken dish that takes him right back to his childhood. Edy’s riz a jej is made with chicken (pro tip: Costco rotisserie chicken works great), ground beef or lamb, bahārāt (Middle Eastern…