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

Issue III

We are broke! A small donation will keep the zine alive. We’ll be on Kickstarter soon. Until then — email us about advertising &/or contributions! [email protected] Share CLICK THE SPOON to download and PRINT and SHARE the PDF: It’s Fall, Ya’ll … and the ISSUE III is finally here! Enjoy! Ye Olde Twitter Feede Print … 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

Guest DJ: Leave The Gun, Take The Clam Linguine

That’s Dinner Jockey, by the way, and it’s a new mini-series we’ve kicked off. (Last week, we had a Swedish midsomer feast with Cooper.) This week we got Italian with AJ’s grandma’s clam linguine. Funny you should ask, Luda. Here’s the ingredient list for one pound of linguine (which we doubled (we were hungry.)) - … 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

Our New Issue: INTERNET

You thought we were gone but The Runcible Spoon is back again, with our BIGGEST, MOST INSANE issue ever: the #InternetIssue! Why the internet? Because a whole unique food culture exists on the web that is separate from reality. A place where people listen to sounds of other people slurping and chewing things to fall … 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


We’re taking a food-focused look at both the early internet, in all it’s early-tech/now-cringeworthy splendor, as well as the current internet, where pointless clickbait and salacious headlines rule. This issue includes Yelp reviews of 1-star restaurants, a guide on how to host your own South Korean mukbang, a Twitter dinner party, our favorite ASMR food … Read more

The Runcible Spoon at the 2015 Culinary Book Fair in Poland

The Runcible Spoon joins indie food magazines all around the world at the 3rd annual Culinary Book Fair in Poland on July 24. The exhibition will feature magazines forming independent projects, publications issued only in several hundred copies (like us!), as well as commercial magazines with print runs numbering in the thousands. Each of them … Read more