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How to make Taquerio's Carnitas Tacos

Carnitas Taco from Taquerio in Mystic (Contributed)

Simple directions to master the delicious science of the carnitas taco, courtesy of Taquerio in Mystic.

Here's how Milk Bar makes the addictive Ted Lasso biscuits

The pink box is optional but very effective for Ted Lasso messaging purposes. (Bloomberg photo by Kate Krader)

By all accounts, the Emmy award-winning British soccer show "Ted Lasso" has been an overwhelming hit. (Apple Inc. doesn't share information about its shows; the company did say that the Season 2 premiere brought in more accounts on opening weekend than any previous launch. The show...

Quick-cooking freekeh, snap peas and mushrooms make a hearty grain salad

Freekeh With Shiitake Mushrooms, Leeks and Snap Peas (Photo by Rey Lopez for The Washington Post)

Something about a grain salad always helps me bridge the seasons. Like lighter soups, they fill me up without weighing me down, and they can usually be served cold, hot or in between. My favorite grains for such salads are the heartier ones: brown or wild rice, barley, farro. For these...

TikTok star Joanne Molinaro, 'The Korean Vegan,' shares tips for transforming recipes

Joanne Lee Molinaro, a.k.a. the Korean Vegan, prepares dishes from her new cookbook at her home in Chicago. (Photo by Lucy Hewett for The Washington Post)

Every week, The Washington Post Food staff field questions about all things edible. Recently they were joined by TikTok star Joanne Molinaro, "The Korean Vegan." Here are edited excerpts from that chat. Q: I've been following Joanne on social media for about six months and really enjoy her...

Rico Chow delivers a winning Hispanic Asian fusion restaurant to Hodges Square

Rico Chow’s Green Bowl, left, and churros. (Eileen Jenkins)

Rico Chow, the recently opened Hispanic Asian fusion restaurant in New London's Hodges Square, brings a delightful and visionary mix of flavors.





Urban odyssey: Kayaking around Manhattan

Not far to our left, commuter traffic backed up on the Henry Hudson Parkway in Manhattan; across the river in New Jersey, a comparable jam clogged the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

Stalking the wild mushroom

Early fall is prime time for hunting mushrooms, and this year’s crop has been especially bountiful, thanks to abundant rainfall and warm temperatures.