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Kat Thompson is a Bangkok-born, LA-raised senior staff writer on the food & drink team. When not eating—or writing about eating—you can find her playing
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Kat Thompson’s Recent Articles
Why Fluffy Shaved Ice Is the Best Shaved Ice
Forget icy snow cones and opt for bing-su, kakigōri, or Taiwanese shaved snow.
The New Trader Joe’s Products You Need in Your Life
Birria, dill pickle falafel, ube spread, and more.
How This Dungeons & Dragons TikToker Became a Sandwich Star
Jake Pauwels pairs D&D dice with sandwich ingredients for a show that is chaotic fun.
This Alabama White Sauce Will Be Your New Cookout Staple
The recipe, from soul food chef Scotty Scott, is perfect for a Father’s Day feast.
How Pizza Ovens Became the New Backyard Staple
DIY pizza night just got so much more exciting.
Weed-Infused Mochi Gummies Might Be Our New Favorite Summer Edible
Sundae School's edibles come in flavors like lychee dragon fruit, brown sugar boba milk tea, and sour yuzu.
The Perfect Father’s Day Gifts, According to Dads in the Restaurant Industry
Consider coffee accessories, a Grateful Dead apron, and a quality bread knife.
The Best Summer Snacks to Buy at Trader Joe’s This Season
Strawberry lemonade Joe-Joe’s and cookout favorites are on our grocery list.
Paletas Are the Mexican Popsicles Every Freezer Needs
Flavors range from tamarind, to spicy chile mango, to cinnamon filled with goat’s milk caramel.
This Chef's Secret Weapon Is Cooking with What He Has
Chef Kris Yenbamroong of Night + Market shares his tips on how to get creative with cooking substitutions.
Sheldon Simeon Defines Hawaii Food on His Own Terms
The ‘Top Chef’ alum shares a recipe for chicken hekka.
Canned Soju Cocktails Are Bringing Korean Flavors Out of the Bottle
These three soju CEOs are reimagining what the distilled rice beverage can be.
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