Issue 8

Our new summer SWIMSUIT issue features lusciously gratuitous food options and down-home, sticks-to-your-ribs recipes that are guaranteed to make that winter weight permanent and get us beach-ready in no time. The zine includes a story on the art of frying avocados from NPR producer, Bill Chappell; a photo essay on vintage kitchenware by the Washington … Read more

Issue 14

The Runcible Spoon’s (print, not digital!) #INTERNETISSUE takes a food-focused look at both the early internet – in all its early-tech/now-cringeworthy splendor – and the current internet, where pointless clickbait and salacious headlines rule. Order it here on Etsy This issue is our longest (68 pages!) and most out-there issue ever. We somehow convinced Alica … Read more


Show your love for our little zine and make a donation! It just takes $200 to make 500 copies, so every dollar counts. And we’d be so grateful for your support. You can donate through PayPal here: Donate to the Runcible Spoon Here’s a silly video we made for Kickstarter. We filmed it in the … Read more


“They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon, The moon, The moon, They danced by the light of the moon.” — The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear VFAQ … Read more

Popular Demand Is in Popular Demand

Bryan Minnich, an illustrator and graphic designer here in D.C., just started Popular Demand, a beautifully designed print magazine that showcases an unexpected collection of illustrations, stories, photography and artworks. It’s presence is a testament to the District’s growing independent design and publishing community, and we at the Runcible Spoon couldn’t be more excited about … Read more

The Sweetbread Jim’s Potluck SPECTACULAR

Some of you might wonder what the Runcible Spoon does for fun. The answer to that question is very obvious: We go to Runcible Spoon-y type events, of course! One such example of that is Sweetbread Jim’s Potluck Spectacular, a dinner-and-show event coming up in just two weeks at St. Stephen’s Church. Sweetbread Jim’s, probably … Read more

Hamsters Are Very Fond Of Milk

We came across these curious culinary hamsters on Flickr, and emailed the photographer. Elena Eremina, who lives in Russia, responded to a few questions. The Runcible Spoon: Who are the Adventure Hamsters? Elena Eremina: The photographs of my son hamsters. I started photographing them at his request, he loves when I make up stories about … Read more

The Little Paris Kitchen

I just watched “The Little Paris Kitchen,” a BBC cooking show, and had to share it with you all. It is adorable and chic and classy and Runcible and perfect. Watch the trailer here: If you googled “Little Paris Kitchen Full Episodes” I am sure you could find the full episode on some illegal Chinese … Read more