Table for One

This 20-Minute Dinner Is So Fast, It Makes Me Feel Like Superman

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. Today: a weeknight option for when you’re done with Thanksgiving leftovers…

A Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough You Can Snack on Straight From the Fridge

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. When Kristen Tomlan started her edible cookie dough company, DŌ, in…

The Curiously Delightful Pasta Dish I Found on My Solo Trip to Italy

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves traveling alone, and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. This summer, I spent a week alone in Northern Italy. I wanted to…

How to Take Chicken Breasts From Frozen to Shredded in Less Than 30 Minutes

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. With all the solo cooking I do in my day to…

This Warm, Cheesy Instant Pot Baked Potato Is My Dream Dinner

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. When I bought my 3-quart mini Instant Pot on a whim…

Why Brunch Can (& Should) Be the Thing You Do Alone

Table for One is a weekly column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves brunching alone and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. I have a proposition: Let’s cancel brunch. Or at least, what it’s…

A Quick, Crunchy Salad Because You Forgot to Eat a Vegetable This Week

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. It’s Friday and you slept through your alarm. You had one…

Why I Love Going to Bars Alone

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves drinking alone and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. I once walked into a bar during happy hour, headed straight to the…

An Easy Duck Breast Recipe for Date Nights In (With Yourself)

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. Anyone who says there’s no such thing as bad pizza has…

The Umami-Packed Pasta I Cook When I’m Home Alone

Table for One is a column by Senior Editor Eric Kim, who loves cooking for himself—and only himself—and seeks to celebrate the beauty of solitude in its many forms. The very first piece I wrote for Food52 was about how…