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.
Everyone makes mistakes — and even the best chefs overcook their turkey. (Some of them even burn their front porches to the ground in the process.) Behold: the biggest Thanksgiving Day fuck-ups from some of the culinary world’s biggest names. And lest you think this is one big exercise in Turkey schadenfreude, we also got their advice on how to fix every last error, from setting their oven on fire to forgetting to put the damn bird in it in the first place. Happy Thanksgiving!