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Kevin Alexander has been an editor at Thrillist since 2008, when the entire company was run out of an abandoned Wendy's in Queens. His hobbies include heckling dog sitters and translating Hardy Boys Mysteries into Gaelic.
Every State, Ranked by How Miserable Its Winters Are
Published: February 21, 2016 at 12:05am EST
In which we rank every state in America based on how horrible its winter is.
There's a Massive Restaurant Industry Bubble, and It's About to Burst
Published: December 30, 2016 at 4:45pm EST
Part three of a year-long series explains how the American Restaurant Industry is in an unsustainable bubble. That bubble is…
All the Nursery Rhymes You Sang as a Child Are Creepy as Hell
Published: December 28, 2016 at 3:52pm EST
Let's dig into the alarming past of some of the most popular and common nursery rhymes.
The Long, Twisted History of Earnestine & Hazel's, America's Greatest Burger Dive Bar
Published: December 20, 2016 at 12:02am EST
In which our author explores the glorious, slightly macabre history of Memphis bar…
The 12 Best New Restaurants in America, 2016
Published: December 19, 2016 at 12:01am EST
In which we choose the absolute best restaurants in America to have opened in 2016.
Thrillist's Chef of the Year Is Jason Vincent of Giant in Chicago
In which we wax poetic about Chicago chef Jason Vincent of Giant and all of the magical things he does with waffle fries and…
How a Dire Cook Shortage is Wrecking American Restaurants
Published: December 15, 2016 at 12:01am EST
In which our author explores the alarming national cook shortage and predicts how it will forever alter the dynamics of the…
What 'Westworld' Season 1 Was Actually About
Published: December 5, 2016 at 4:25pm EST
In the season finale of HBO's hit show, Anthony Hopkins' Ford revealed how consciousness works for his hosts. But the show was…
The Best Burgers in Chicago, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic
Published: December 1, 2016 at 12:01am EST
In which our national burger critic samples all the best burgers from around Chicago and tells you which ones live up to the hype.
The Best Burgers in Atlanta, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic
Published: November 30, 2016 at 12:01am EST
In which our national burger critic samples all the best burgers in the Atlanta area and tells you which ones are worth the hype.
The Worst Mistakes People Make When Flying With Small Children
Experience has taught me a few ways not to lose your mind when flying on planes with small children.
Maeve Is the Key to Winning 'Westworld'
Published: November 22, 2016 at 4:03pm EST
Maeve is running wild on Westworld and we love it. Here's what we think her master plan is as Season 1 comes to a close.
The Real, Shocking History of Thanksgiving
Published: November 21, 2016 at 4:17pm EST
In which the Thrillist Investigates squad digs into the actual history of Thanksgiving, squashing rumors and myths (including…
'Westworld' Episode 5 Was All About Logan, William, and Sexual Tension
Published: October 31, 2016 at 5:30pm EST
Welcome to Pariah, Dolores and William and that sociopath Logan -- land of the orgy. Let's review the craziness of "Westworld"…
How to Survive Going Out to Dinner With Children
Published: October 28, 2016 at 11:15am EST
In which our author explains the rules for going out to eat with children. They basically involve bribery and witchcraft.
The Best Burgers in Detroit, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic
Published: October 28, 2016 at 12:01am EST
In which our national burger critic eats and ranks all of the best burgers in Detroit, Michigan.
Wisconsin's Butter Burger: An Intense, Greasy National Treasure
Our national burger critic samples Wisconsin's dairy-laden treasure, the butter burger, and dives deep into its legendary history.
'Westworld' Episode 4 Significantly Raises the Stakes
Published: October 24, 2016 at 11:43am EST
An acting clinic by Anthony Hopkins highlighted the fourth episode of HBO's "Westworld." Let's talk about the game-changing…