Easy Peasy Key Lime Squeezy

There was a pie contest at work for our upcoming #pieweek coverage. The idea was to pick something regional — and though I initially had very ambitious plans for something pecan-y or savory, I got lazy/cheap at the last minute. Here’s why key lime pie (or in my case, just regular lime pie) is awesome: … Read more


The BLAND issue is The Runcible Spoon’s most tasteless issue yet — a celebration of the beautifully boring, the subtly simple. A remembrance of picky ex-lovers and their condiment-less affairs, of college roommates who loaded their dinner plates up with exclusively white foods. Photo credit: It’s Nice That Instead of admonishing the concept, The BLAND … Read more


View a virtual copy of our zine online here (just click on the thumbnail to pop an issue open). If you would like, you may print a stack of zines at home to distribute at cafes and boutiques in your ‘hood. We recommend printing them in color to preserve the pretty illustrations and collages. How … Read more

A Photo Diary of the Cookbook Zine Event x Our Adventures in the Big Apple!

All our dreams came true last Saturday at The Runcible Spoon x Brooklyn Zine Fest’s Crowdsourced Community Cookbook-Making Extravaganza with East Village Inky’s Ayun Halliday at the Brooklyn Museum’s First Saturday event. We were delighted to see more than 80 foodfriends show up to make a page in our community cookbook. We hauled more than … Read more

issue 10

The Runcible Spoon’s 10th issue-where if issues were years, this crazy thing would be a decade old and we’d be gifting each other presents of tin-is all about the most important meal of the day: BREAKFAST. Highlighting mostly recipes that you would in no way ever want to make at home (plus a few that … Read more


Didn’t get a chance to pick up a zine? Never fear…you can buy a hard copy from us at our Etsy shop! They are $5 each and they are cute as cute can be. Buy them here.

The Gross Issue Release Party

Come celebrate the Runcible Spoon’s latest issue, “THE GROSS ISSUE,” at the newly opened Kafe Bohem in Shaw. There will be gross foods for you to sample, and a Make Your Own Pizza Mask craft. And wine and beer and cocktails and snacks for sale! AND THE NEW ISSUE OF THE RUNCIBLE SPOON! Featuring: Maggot … Read more

Issue 12

This isn’t your usual “cheap eats” theme. The Spoon goes as far as it possibly can to save money on food - with curious, inventive and mostly low-brow results. There’s advice on how to maximize sample-eating at Whole Foods, recipes using free condiment packets, and a deliciously scary photo of an alien from artist Thu … Read more