Emily Heil, Washington Post

Emily Heil

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Recent articles by Emily:

What’s the best jarred salsa for your next party? We tasted and ranked 14 top brands.

You can find a good salsa at the grocery store if you know what to look for. → Read More

TikTok users are challenging each other to eat cereal — out of someone else’s mouth

At least it's less dangerous than eating Tide pods? → Read More

Paris Hilton taught me how to make lasagna, and now she’s my kitchen muse

The former reality TV star has a new YouTube cooking show that you just need to see. → Read More

Bill de Blasio’s hot take on toasted bagels turns out to be lukewarm — and wrong

The former mayor says he has a “hole in his memory” after the deli he claimed as his favorite says it doesn't toast. → Read More

The Girl Scouts’ new lemon cookie delivers positivity, but not flavor

The organization has also redesigned its cookie packaging to show scouts in action. → Read More

No, Kim Kardashian has not run out of food. Check out her walk-in fridge and fro-yo machine.

Behold the reality star's four fridges and giant commercial kitchen. → Read More

New York AG finds restaurateur Ken Friedman created ‘hostile workplace’ for women, now investigating Mario Batali

Under an agreement, Friedman will pay more than $240,000 for touching, harassing employees at his gastropub, the Spotted Pig. → Read More

Why that vegan meal at the Golden Globes set off so many critics

People called the celebrities noshing on vegan fare hypocrites -- but here's why a bunch of vegetables really struck a nerve. → Read More

‘Ethical veganism’ is a protected class akin to religion in the U.K. after a landmark ruling

A judge determined that people who eschew animal products are covered by anti-discrimination laws protecting people based on gender, age, sexual orientation and other factors. → Read More

5 worldly ways to beat a hangover, from pickled herring to Scotland’s famous soda

Forget the high-tech snake oil. Here are some time-tested hangover helpers that remind us that we're all in this together. → Read More

Tex-Mex migas can jump-start your morning, whether you’re nursing a hangover or not

You can't go wrong with eggs, peppers, cheese and tortillas. → Read More

Move over, White Claw? Here’s what we’ll be drinking in 2020.

Look for Yuzu vodka, low-alcohol IPAs and even gin and tonics, according to a new Nielsen report forecasting the beverages we'll be quaffing. → Read More

Asian and Italian flavors mix and mingle at the laid-back ABC Pony

FIRST BITE | Erik Bruner-Yang’s newest restaurant in Navy Yard is a playful throwback. → Read More

Is fonio the new quinoa? One chef hopes the tiny West African grain will be.

Pierre Thiam hopes this humble, easy-to-cook grain can stimulate the economy in sub-Saharan Africa. → Read More

The woman claiming she caught her husband cheating in a restaurant-review photo admits: She lied.

It didn’t happen — but it could. And here’s why we even care. → Read More

This virtual reality dining experience is trippy — and might be the future of restaurants

Here's what happens when what you see isn’t what you taste. → Read More

‘Veganuary’ wants to be your new food resolution for 2020 — and beyond

You might have heard of Drynuary and Whole30. Now there's a campaign that's hoping to hook people on a plant-based diet. → Read More

Who makes the best store-bought hummus around? We tried 11 top brands to find out.

Which tub of dip should go in your cart — and which should you skip? → Read More

Wrapped in parchment, this elegant fish dish is the gift of a skill that will keep on giving

It's just another example of how excellent Molly Stevens is at teaching. → Read More

Fabio and Maria Trabocchi — the couple behind a D.C. dining empire — have divorced

The power couple owns Fiola, Fiola Mare, Sfoglina and more. → Read More