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L'Etoile Is the Chez Panisse of the Midwest, and It's Wonderful

For most of its history, L'Etoile has been under the shadow of its ideological sibling out in California. Since its very first days in the mid-1970s, the Madison, Wisconsin, restaurant has worked closely with local farms and then-fledgling...Show More Summary

Dunkin' Donuts' Black Card Is Only for Truly Devoted Fans — and B.J. Novak

And you’ll probably never get one For true Americans who run on Dunkin’, there’s no higher reward than the Black Card. It’s a step above the coffee and doughnut chain’s standard rewards program, DD Perks, and is a rare treasure in the...Show More Summary

The Untold Story of Trump’s Taco Bowl Tweet and the Man Who Tried to Stop It

Common sense did not win the battle Donald Trump’s presidential bid is in distress of late as the candidate's rotating roster of advisors jockey for power and influence over his campaign. One such advisor, Paul Manafort, is reportedly...Show More Summary

Watch: How Music Shapes The Dining Experience

The minds behind the soundtrack at The Clocktower, Reynard, and more

Chick-fil-A Gets Apple Pay; America’s Meat Obsession

Six things to know right now Happy Thursday. In today's news: An unexpected high profile restaurant shutter; why the campaign to get Americans to eat less meat has failed; a new way to pay for Chick-fil-A; and much more: — Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio is closing his eponymous restaurant Colicchio & Sons after six years of operation in Manhattan. Show More Summary

Tim Kaine Eats Iowa Fair Food and Kansas City Barbecue in the Same Day

The road to the White House is apparently paved with tasty meats Will Tim Kaine dine in all 48 of the contiguous United States before Election Day? Hillary Clinton's VP pick is certainly putting forth his best effort. Fresh off a North...Show More Summary

Inside the Kitchen at Momofuku CCDC

Executive chef Patrick Curran works the line Patrick Curran took a risk when he moved from New York to Washington, DC, to open Momofuku CCDC, the newest restaurant in the growing Momofuku empire. But it was a calculated one: The chef...Show More Summary

Can a Coffee Shop on a Bike Conquer Starbucks?

A Stockholm-based startup's fast and furious expansion Starbucks has seemingly invaded every busy street corner in America — at least in more affluent areas — but a coffee shop startup from Stockholm wants to challenge the java giant's...Show More Summary

Mexican Restaurant's Trump Wall Billboard Gets the Axe Following Criticism

All 26 of the billboards will be removed this week Perhaps referencing the ideas of Donald Trump, one of the most controversial political figures of our time, isn't the best way to a market a restaurant. A chain in Indiana found that...Show More Summary

Caviar Wrestling Is Jello Wrestling for the One Percent

A grotesque display of excess Want to take your fancy cocktail party to the next level? Get yourself a kiddie pool full of caviar and two beautiful models to writhe around in it. That was the featured entertainment at a recent eventShow More Summary

'The Great British Bake Off' Returns Next Week in the U.K.

Start your mixers The Great British Bake Off, also known as The Great British Baking Show in the United States, is gearing up for another season. The televised culinary competition will premiere on BBC One in the United Kingdom next Wednesday, August 24. Show More Summary

More Than 150 Contract Hep A After Eating Contaminated Scallops at Sushi Chain

The sushi chain has been temporarily shut down Is no food safe? This week at least 168 people were stricken with Hepatits A and dozens were hospitalized after eating at a chain of sushi restaurants. Health officials attributed the outbreak...Show More Summary

McDonald's Pulls Happy Meal Fitness Trackers Over 'Potential Skin Irritations' [Updated]

That was quick Commonly seen by health-conscious parents as an evil fast food company peddling unhealthy meals to unsuspecting children, McDonald's is trying to change that perception. The mega-chain has introduced a new toy for its Happy Meals in the United States and Canada, and really, it's no toy at all. Show More Summary

Ask a Somm: What Kind of Red Wine Should Be Chilled?

Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. The rule for wine sold at chef Chris Shepherd's Underbelly in Houston, Texas is that all wineries on the list must be family-owned....Show More Summary

Watch: Kurdish Cuisine Finds an Unlikely Home in Nashville

Where to find traditional Middle Eastern dishes in the country music capital

How Brexit Will Impact London’s Famously Diverse Restaurant Scene

Curry houses are already feeling the pinch of tight immigration policies Recently, British headlines focused on a burger chain that reportedly worked with government immigration forces to deport 35 of its own staff. Last month, Byron Burger organized a hoax training day for all its back-of-house staff in 12 of its branches. Show More Summary

Pizza Hut Panders to Budding DJs with Working Pizza Box Turntables

Greasy fingerprints are imminent In 2016, it is no longer enough for fast-food packaging to merely contain food. No, in addition to containing fried chicken or pizza it must also be a phone charger, or perhaps a VR headset. Or a working...Show More Summary

Inside The Markets and Restaurants of South Sudan’s Largest Refugee Camp

Life, food, and commerce in Yida FEATURE: Read more about Yida's refugee-run restaurants ? I n the central market in Yida, competing stereo systems blast Rihanna and Congolese pop. On the street, women fry fish in vats of oil and chat with men selling fresh bread out of a wheelbarrow. Show More Summary

“There’s nothing good in cooking, but there are no other options.”

Inside the women-owned restaurants of Yida, South Sudan’s largest — and most tenuous — refugee settlement A gentle breeze slid in the doorway of Rosa Abdu’s restaurant and escaped through the spaces in the walls. Like many structures...Show More Summary

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