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Josh Ozersky

A Barbecue Guide To Chinatown

Josh Ozersky | Posted 12.31.2012 | Taste
Josh Ozersky

Come with me on a magical journey of meat.

Meatopia 2012: 'The Woodstock Of Edible Animals'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.18.2012 | Taste

There are a lot of things to love about this video. Founder, Josh Ozersky referring to this as a "global festival celebrating eating things with paren...

Meatopia 2012: What To Eat In A City Of Meat

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.10.2012 | Taste

What happens when you put 38 chefs, hundreds of carnivores and thousands of pounds of meat on an island? It becomes Meatopia -- a glorious city of mea...

WATCH: An Epic Meat Festival Beckons

Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

HuffPost Food doesn't typically do a lot of pre-event coverage, but we had to make an exception for this video for Meatopia 2012, happening Saturday, ...

PHOTO: Meat Festival Flyer Parodies Racy PETA Ads

Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

First, we saw this tweet: Then, we debated for several minutes whether we wanted to click or not. Eater was right -- we didn't ask for a naked ...

WATCH: Tackling The World's Most Bizarre Food

Posted 04.05.2012 | Home

Josh Ozersky is not a timid man when it comes to food. The meat enthusiast has surely eaten a lot of mammals in his time. But even Ozersky has an Achi...

The Age-Old Glories Of Cooking With Cast Iron | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Let me tell you about my cast-iron pan. I bought it when I was at a Waldbaum’s in Jersey City, on a rainy night, for the cost of what then amounted ...

What If Eating Sustainable Seafood Doesn't Matter?

Time | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home

The first thing you need to know about Slavoj Zizek, the world’s most influential philosopher who is still alive, is that he is crazy. You can’t u...

Waffle House: The Great American Restaurant?

TIME | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

Foodies active in the Twitterverse were amused, one recent night, to find myself and Andrew Knowlton, the restaurant editor of Bon Appetit, separately...

Josh Ozersky: Why 'Top Chef' Is Ruining Cooking | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

I love Top Chef. I will watch it every Wednesday. The 29 cheftestants in the new season, if they’re like the ones in every other season, will be div...

Should You Eat Baby Animals?

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

In his weekly food column for TIME, Josh Ozersky writes about "The Gastronomic Case Against Eating Baby Animals." The self-professed meat lover and fo...

How The 'New York Times' Can Reform Restaurant Criticism

TIME | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

The sudden, but not unexpected, and not unhoped-for news hit New York City last week that Sam Sifton, the unpredictable critic for the New York Times,...

How the Real Grilled Cheese Pros Do It

Nate Pollak | Posted 11.15.2011 | San Francisco
Nate Pollak

Bay Area restaurants are not trying to re-invent the grilled-cheese wheel. Rather, they seek to create a new-age sandwich; embarking on culinary endeavors that make our mouths water and our hearts, for lack of a better term, melt.

PHOTOS: Meatopia's Meatiest Dishes

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home

Saturday morning, it looked like Meatopia would be hellish. With the heat index in Manhattan soaring into the triple digits, the prospect of massive m...

WATCH: Meatopia's Savory New Trailer

Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

Meatopia, the self-proclaimed "Woodstock of Edible Animals" is coming to Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 23 at 5:30PM (you can buy tickets here...

Meatopia Organizer Pushes Back Against Planned Protests

TIME | By JOSH OZERSKY | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home

I just learned the word carnist. It means me. Giving special names to nearly universal attributes is a tactic used by people seeking to undercut the "...

The Hand-Pressed Triple-B (Bacon, Butter & Bialy Sandwich)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


The Future Of OzerskyTV

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Josh Ozersky On The 2011 James Beard Awards

Josh Ozersky | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


The Past, Present And Future Of The Hamburger

Posted 07.02.2011 | Home

Last week was Burger Week at and "hamburgerologist" Josh Ozersky penned a three-part series on "The Story of the Hamburger." Part I: The ...

Gastrocrats: Destroying Dining For The Rest Of Us?

TIME | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

There have been a lot of weird things for sale on Craigslist over the years. But a $3,000 dinner reservation? Admittedly, the rezzie is actually a Won...

America On A Plate: Michael Lomonaco's Surf & Turf

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I like Michael Lomonaco, of Porterhouse New York, a lot. Who doesn't? But when he told me we were doing surf and turf, I hesitated. I never liked the ...

Mr. Recipe's Many Spices

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Angelo Sosa's Social Eatz Burgers

Josh Ozersky | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home
Josh Ozersky

We all know Angelo Sosa from Top Chef, but before he went down that perilous path I had eaten, and appreciated, his food at Yumcha. So when he started...

Run On Ramps Sparks Overharvest Concerns

Posted 06.20.2011 | Home

UPDATE: The New York Times explores ramps fever, both among chefs and consumers, and questions if the green is getting overharvested. “I think we’...