The plight of fast food workers has gained lots of traction recently, what with minimum wage talks, legislation for paid sick leave, and protests for fair wages. But the real crux of it is that no restaurant worker is immune to low wages, "fringe" benefits, and poverty-level problems. (That will make you feel good the next time you go out to eat, right?)
It's summer, it's a holiday, and everyone always loves an excuse to eat. It makes sense, then, that one of the most popular ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend is by having a backyard cookout. But grilling can be tricky, if not totally intimidating -- what will your mother-in-law think of your fish marinade? What if you overcook your uncle's burger? -- so why not turn to the experts. Operating under the notion that if one is good, ten is better, we put together come of the best grilling tips from ten of our favorite celebrity chefs.
Gearing up for bad Cinco de Mayo decisions today? You have two options: one, read this now and consider it a cautionary tale whilst pursuing your own CDM hijinks later, or two, come back to this circa your hangover tomorrow and take comfort in a little commiseration.
We tapped some of our favorite chefs for their craziest Cinco de Mayo stories, and, as you can imagine, more than one of them were tricky to extract. Protips from the pros: avoid peach cocktail, keep your clothes on, don’t say Happy Cinco de Mayo in Mexico, and if anyone ever asks you what your craziest CDM story is, feign innocence.