Only 43 women of the 262 Best New Chefs published in Food & Wine -- or less than 16 percent -- have made the list since it was launched in 1988. No women were chosen in 2003. One woman was selected from 2004 to 2007 and from 2009 to 2011. Two women were named in 2008, 2012 and 2014.
But there is hope for female professional chefs out there yet.
Quick update, for those still interested in Amy's Baking Company: It's evidently still terrifying. Because now knives are being used outside the kitchen, and we're left wondering what could have made Amy and Samy Bouzaglo snap.
Earlier this week the internet was introduced to the completely insane Watermelon Stroller, and we got to thinking — humans have come up with some pretty cool things for the sake of convenience. Here, we’ve rounded up a list of products that make food portable in the strangest and most ridiculous ways possible. People spent time, hours of their days, inventing these products so that we could eat and drink using as little effort as possible. Way to go, humans.
A few of the picks will really come in handy if you plan on celebrating Cinco de Mayo with any of these chefs. So toss your melons in a stroller and get ready for a life that’s at least six times more convenient.