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About: Matt Gross


Matt Gross writes about travel and food for the New York Times, Saveur, Gourmet, and Afar, where he is a Contributing Writer. When he’s not on the road, he’s with his wife, Jean, and daughter, Sasha, in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.




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The Best Ragù Bolognese for Kids (But You’ll Want to Eat It All Yourself)

A recipe for ragù bolognese that kids seem to love, which is great except that they’ll eat it all, leaving none for the adults who’ll really appreciate how good it is.

Everything I Know About Parenting I Learned From ‘Dr. Who’

Apparently, a new season of the BBC’s classic sci-fi series, “Dr. Who,” is about to begin here in the former colonies, which has prompted some people to reflect on how the 50-year-old show, about a time-traveling do-gooder with a funny accent and slightly funnier outfits, is an excellent source of parenting wisdom. And they’re right! […]

Why Men Brag About Their Salaries, Part 3

Matt looks in the mirror and finds not much to brag about, period. A crosspost from the Atlantic.

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Sandy Hook, A View From the Fringe

Lessons on losing your children, from “Fringe” to Sandy Hook.

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The perfect treat for children you hate this Halloween


Halloween will be here soon, along with children knocking at your door demanding treats. Here's a brilliantly mean idea...

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The Right Way to Swear in Front of Your Kids


Context, context, context.

Sep 19th 2:33pm • No Comments

I don't care. EAT IT ANYWAY, KID!

‘Five Second Rule’ for Food on Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds


Researchers concluded that no matter how fast you pick up food that falls on the floor, you will pick up bacteria with it.

Sep 19th 11:38am • No Comments


Why Danish Parents Like to Talk About Death


It's because it makes for happier kids, says new book.

Aug 11th 8:19am • No Comments