Articles by Wendell Steavenson
The government of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is cracking down in Egypt
"He turned the rice in the hot oil. It made a noise like pebbles on a sea shore, which became sharper against the metal pan."
Georgians have kept their culture despite millennia of invasion and occupation by overlapping empires
"Chez Henri was so small that there was no room for tables inside—four tables were set up in the alley"
Finding the perfect Parisian eatery
Prospect's food columnist runs through the joys of bourbon at brunch and day long sugar highs
The tummy island is very slowly sinking back into the bathwater
Baghdad was founded by the Abbasid Caliph Mansur the Victorious during the early Arab conquests of the 8th century, on a bend of the Tigris. The city flourished. Its first inhabitants called it City...
Living in Boston, I wake up every morning to an enviable American dilemma: what to do for breakfast? Diner food, the great American breakfast, is a wondrous down-home institution: eggs sunnyside-up...