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'Kitchen Nightmares' Superstar Amy Bouzaglo Has a New Cookbook

Of course there are two exclamation points in the title. Amy Bouzaglo, the face of the biggest disaster to hit Kitchen Nightmares, has a new cookbook called Baking With Amy Baking Up Some Magic!! According to the website for Amy's Baking...Show More Summary

Maine Brewery Uses Live Lobsters for the Most Maine Beer Ever

The beer reportedly has 'a subtle brininess and sweetness that lobster fans will recognize.' Maine is famous for its lobsters, and the state has a number of good breweries, too. So in an attempt to provide the best of both worlds, Portland's...Show More Summary

McDonald's Customer Punched Employee Because Restaurant Ran Out of Double Cheeseburgers

Only a double cheeseburger would do. Sometimes all you want in life is a cheeseburger, but that's no excuse to resort to violence. A new video has surfaced showing a McDonald's customer punching an employee in the face after he was told that the restaurant had run out of double cheeseburgers. Show More Summary

Japan's Luxury Fruit Collection Now Includes Banana With Two Peels

The banana is sold exclusively in Japan. Japan loves luxury fruit — $6 bananas, square watermelon, $8,200 bunch of grapes — but a new banana takes the concept to a new level. The Shiawase banana — which is grown on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines and is sold only in Japan — has two peels. Show More Summary

Are Americans Doing the Wine Bar Thing Right, and Does it Matter?

With new natural wine bars opening, the U.S. is embracing European drinking culture. A wine bar is not a wine bar is not a wine bar. Many establishments that serve wine, often labeled "Enoteca" or boasting a "house special" on a sidewalk...Show More Summary

Three Charts That Explain Why Culinary School Is Not Worth It

With the cost of culinary school nearly equaling traditional four-year colleges, a look at tuition and salary data begs the question: Is a culinary arts degree is worth the money? Aspiring chefs considering a degree in culinary arts may want to take into account the potentially low return on a hefty investment. Show More Summary

Campbell's Soup Will Nix Artificial Colors and Flavors by End of 2018

The company plans to cut down on its use of high fructose corn syrup, too. Campbell's Soup Co. — which makes its iconic namesake soup brand, Pepperidge Farm products, and V8 beverages — is the latest company to hop on the anti-artificial ingredient bandwagon. Show More Summary

Food TV: New Shows for Curtis Stone, Alton Brown, Valerie Bertinelli

Plus, Gordon Ramsay's MasterChef gets renewed for another season. There's a number of food-based shows on television these days from Fox to Food Network. Here's everything you need to know this week about the new shows hitting the air: — Top Chef Duels host Curtis Stone has a new show on Food Network. Show More Summary

The Disappearing Apalachicola Oyster: Florida’s Fight to Save Its Prized Delicacy

Inside a three-state legal fight over what are arguably the world's tastiest oysters. Peg Leg Pete's is a Pensacola Beach, Fla., oyster bar that might be found in any beach town on the state's panhandle. It's directly accessible via Fort Pickens Road or the adjacent Lafitte Cove Marina. Show More Summary

The Eclair Recipe You've Always Wanted

The custard-filled pastries aren't as intimidating as they look.

Blue Bell Creameries Resumes Ice Cream Production After Listeria Crisis

One of the company's four production plants is operational again. After months of dealing with a deadly listeria crisis, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries may have its ice cream back on store shelves in the near future. In May, the ice cream company issued an international recall of its products over concerns of a listeria contamination. Show More Summary

The 21 Best New Restaurants in America

Last year, when I began zigzagging across the country three weeks out of every month as Eater’s restaurant editor, my primary assignment was (and remains) focused on assembling The National 38 — our roll call of the country’s most essential restaurants. Show More Summary

Someone Is Writing a Musical About the 'Where's The Beef?' Lady

The show is called "Clara And The Beef." There's nothing as riveting as knowing that your favorite hamburger-centric television advertisement of the past may be getting its very own musical. According to the A.V. Club, Marlene Necheles — the daughter of Wendy's advertisement star Clara Pellar — is writing a show all about her mom. Show More Summary

Meet Kava Tea, a Prescription-Free Alternative to Xanax

What is kava tea and should it be legal? The potion has caused at least one DUI. For centuries, Pacific Islanders have been drinking kava, a physioactive "tea" of sorts made from the root of a plant in the pepper family. A variety of kava species grow across the islands, some more potent than others. Show More Summary

Chain Restaurant Magnate Pleads Guilty to $5.5 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

He owns Burger Kings, Macaroni Grills, and other chains. The owner of a number of franchises in Missouri has pleaded guilty to a multi-million dollar bank fraud scheme. According to KY3, 68-year-old Bruce Swisshelm has two corporations...Show More Summary

Budweiser Can't Stop Mocking Craft Beer; People Are Aging Beers Like Wine

Plus, sales of Joe Paterno-themed beer crushes expectations. — Connoisseurs are starting to treat beer more like wine. According to the Denver Post, a growing number of beer enthusiasts are cellaring their beer collections. With cellaring comes the aging of beers, and a number of craft breweries are getting in on the trend. Show More Summary

Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak Was Also Sold to Restaurants

The distribution company has issued a recall. Things are not looking good for sushi lovers: The raw tuna linked to a salmonella outbreak across 11 states was likely distributed to restaurants. The 60 people that have been infected so far are thought to have caught the bacteria from sushi sold in grocery stores. Show More Summary

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