Alex Orlov
Alex Orlov

Alex is a food staff writer. She can be reached at aorlov@mic.com.

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Adding potato chips to eggs is the ultimate hack for making a Spanish tortilla

Use this recipe from chef José Andrés for a quick and easy tortilla española.

Jan. 15, 2018

Which nut milk is right for you?

Here's what to put in your coffee, tea, smoothies and more.
Jan. 10, 2018

An “Instagram butler” is a real job, and they’ll make sure your photos incite vacation envy

At these romantic resorts, you can have professional help with capturing the best Instagrams.
Jan. 9, 2018

Love Tabasco? A burlesque opera about the fiery sauce is opening this month in New Orleans

Fans of the hot sauce should get a ticket immediately.
Jan. 9, 2018

How to get money back for your delayed and canceled flights

You could be owed hundreds of dollars for disrupted flights from years ago.
Jan. 5, 2018

If you liked ‘Making a Murderer,’ you’ll love Netflix’s new docuseries on corruption in food

The new show comes from the minds behind 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.'

Jan. 4, 2018

Here are the cheapest days to travel in 2018

Book your plane tickets on these days for the best deals.
Jan. 3, 2018

Trump’s favorite fast food brand just mocked his threats of nuclear war on Twitter

According to a KFC spokesperson, "we were just clowning around."
Jan. 2, 2018

At this Canadian diner, homeless people can use meal tokens to buy sandwiches

Paying customers can purchase meal tokens and give to those in need — and start conversations.
Dec. 28, 2017

The Supreme Court released its very own cookbook, featuring judges’ favorite recipes

With a new cookbook titled 'Table for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes', home chefs can finally try recipes beloved by the justices of the Supreme Court.
Dec. 23, 2017

From cookies to carrots, here’s what children around the world put out for Santa

Beer, goat and rice pudding sound pretty tasty.

Dec. 21, 2017

This app lets pregnant commuters get the seat they deserve on crowded subway rides

It's a modern-day solution to an age-old etiquette issue.
Dec. 13, 2017

If you live in one of these 36 states, you might have a harder time getting wine sent to your door

FedEx and UPS have announced that they're cracking down on out-of-state wine deliveries.
Dec. 13, 2017

Where do all the weird food holidays come from?

55-year-old Marlo Anderson has the power to give fried scallops their own day of celebration.
Dec. 12, 2017

A new report reveals that fruit labeled organic might not actually be organic

The investigation discovered that the USDA was aware of the labeling fraud.
Dec. 11, 2017

2018 Gift Guide: 8 kitchen gadgets for food lovers between $7 and $80

Last-minute gifting? Take their kitchen game to the next level with these fun tools.

Dec. 6, 2017

2018 Food Trends: Here’s what everyone will be eating (and Instagramming)

Is this the year for sparkling cold brew and tajin-topped ice cream?
Dec. 5, 2017

The EU wants to ban doner kebabs — yet another example of discrimination against food vendors

The EU cites health concerns as the reason behind the ban.
Dec. 4, 2017

This unlikely supergrain comes from beer brewing and is often thrown away

These startups are turning the leftover grain into nutrient-rich snack bars and flour for baking.
Nov. 30, 2017

The genius behind those geometric pies you’re seeing everywhere? She has zero culinary experience.

A sharp knife and a healthy dose of creativity earned her more than 60,000 Instagram followers.