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eating alone

In part two of our special series Ask Mimi, legendary food critic Mimi Sheraton discusses being a working mother, eating alone, and mac and cheese. Plus Brendan Francis Newnam argues against brunch.

The writer and comedian tells us how she handles meals alone or with a sad friend, and explains why she still feels more Irish than Irish-American.

In Sporkful 151 Dan interviews the curators of a new food exhibit at the Museum of Natural History and finds out what dinosaur eggs tasted like, how Jane Austen liked her ice cream, and so much more.

What types of restaurants are best for eating alone? Is it better to sit at a table or the bar? We discuss, then Todd answers a timeless question: What's one food that's not improved by either melted cheese or hot fudge?