Fusion ReactionHow America fell in love, and then out of love, and then in love all over again, with Asian-influenced cuisine.
The Tea Party Is Giving Tea Parties a Bad NameGet out your Wedgwood and bake some scones. It's time to resurrect this delightful social custom.
Rumble in the OvenSlate pits Cook's Illustrated against food52. Who can come up with the best recipes for pork shoulder and sugar cookies?
Oscar Fashion Report CardZoe Saldana's "ornamental kale," George Clooney's shaggy new look, and why we missed Tilda Swinton.
Vacuum Sealing for the Everyday CookIdeas in Food argues that technological cuisine is within reach of amateurs.
Reinventing the TurkeyWhat Bon Appétit, Food and Wine, Saveur, and other magazines recommend you make for Thanksgiving.
Well Done, Rare, or CryovackedThe story of the cow from four-legged co-worker to shrink-wrapped cutlet.
Don't Wet-Brine Your Turkey. Do Stir-Fry Your Sweet Potatoes.Slate's guide to online Thanksgiving advice.
Disagree in Good Faith? Sonia Sotomayor pushes other Supreme Court justices past their comfort zones.
Inside Higher Ed
Let the Right Ones In An engineering college has a new metric for admitting students: “locus of control”
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Introducing Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor A better way to calculate how fast you’ll run.