Hip-Hop Hot Sauce Power Rankings

What do hip-hop and hot sauce have in common? Not a lot. One is a rhythmic music genre that features dope beats, slick rhymes and has defined itself as an underground subculture, while the latter is a chili-based condiment that has turned any meal into a competition. This is where I arbitrarily rank my favorite…

6 Local Gifts for the Ultimate Foodie

No need to stress over what you’ll be wrapping up this year. We’ve found this season’s best buys for any food lover—and they all come from local artists, writers, and shops. 1. Brunch: A History, Farha Ternikar ($30.60) From: Syracuse, NY The author’s background: A sociologist of food, culture and gender, Ternikar is an associate…