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Get a free ice cream scoop today at McConnell's in Grand Central Market

It's hot downtown. Luckily, there's no dearth of new ice cream shops in the neighborhood. And at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams, the Santa Barbara company that just opened shop in downtown Los Angeles' Grand Central Market, customers get a free scoop of ice cream today from 6 to 9 p.m.

Video Interlude: Watch the Story of Chevre, as Told by PBS's Original Fare

PBS food show Original Fare takes a trip to France to learn about the traditions associated with cheese-making in Central France. At one farm/creamery that specializes in Selles-sur-Cher cheese, goats are raised on-site and milked twice per day, and...

EaterWire: Texas State Fair Food Preview; Toronto's Night Market

DALLAS— The fried food bacchanal known as the State Fair of Texas is throwing its first-ever public preview of its Big Tex Choice Awards, during which judges get the first taste-test of 2014's deep-fried and calorie-laden concessions. The $100...

Visiting Harpoon Brewery – Boston, Mass.

Headed to Boston? Take a little trip to Harpoon Brewery, which is now the 14th largest brewery in the U.S. but which still feels like a happy, family operation. Harpoon built a massive beer hall here in South Boston last … Continue reading ?

PM Listage: Barcelona's Evolving Dining Scene; Inside Nestle's Kitchen

Stonedeck Pizza Pub, Dallas. · A Taste of Barcelona's Evolving Dining Scene · Inside Nestle USA's Test Kitchen and Headquarters · Poison Yourself: It's Good For You · Maple Water Has Arrived · Farming Bluefin Tuna Not Without a...

Jon Favreau Fancies Himself to Be the Next King of Brisket

Apparently all one has to do to learn Aaron Franklin's top secret brisket technique is to make a popular film. Actor/director Jon Favreau — who recently made the film Chef — admitted on reddit all it takes is a...

New comedy sketch video pokes fun at Trader Joe's fanatics

We've all seen them. They walk among us, shopping for avocados, blocks of caramelized onion cheese and Two-Buck Chuck. Maybe there's one in your close circle of friends or immediate family. Trader Joe's fanatics are growing in number by the minute, and if you take a close look in the mirror,...

Easy Dinner Recipes: Grilled Mexican Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches are a quick and easy dinner that the whole family will love.  I'm not talking about regular ham and cheese but sandwiches with a little more pizzazz like this grilled Mexican chicken sandwich.

Toast to the Arrival of Shark Week with These Two Terrifying Cocktails

Shark week begins August 10, 2014 and to to celebrate we're sharing two terrifying cocktail recipes to sip on during the event.  The Shark Attack combines blood orange liqueur with tequila and grapefruit juice for a lighter take on a tequila sunrise.

Fabulous Fruity Jello Shots to Serve at Your Next Summer Party

Fruity Jello shots are a great way to add a little zest to your summer party.  These edible cocktails stand out and are super easy to make.

Mistaken Identities: After news broke earlier this week...

After news broke earlier this week that Monterey, California restaurant Old Fisherman's Grotto effectively banned children from its restaurant, San Francisco's similarly named (but unaffiliated) Fishermen's Grotto says it's been receiving angry phone calls from people who have mixed up...

Video Interlude : Watch Katy Perry Sing Next to Twerking Ice Cream Cones

In Katy Perry's new music video for "This Is How We Do," released today, viewers are treated to fun illustrations of pizza, watermelon, and twerking ice cream cones. The decidedly '80s-era vibe is complimented by the sunny spirit of...

FSIS Poultry Rule Requires More Pathogen Testing, Introduces Voluntary Inspection System

The new poultry inspection rule announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture requires additional microbiological testing at all poultry processing facilities and introduces a fifth inspection system available for U.S. plants to voluntarily adopt. Show More Summary

Pizza Wire: Jet Skis Are One Pizzeria's Delivery Method of Choice

A restaurant in Northern Michigan is now offering pizza delivery via jet ski. According to Up North Live, the owner of Long Lake Grocery, Nick Ferrugia, noticed a traffic jam across the street at a "public beach dock": Boats...

Florida County Issues Health Alert After 58 Cryptosporidium Cases

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has issued a health alert for the county after 58 cases of a parasitic illness had been reported as of July 29. Cryptosporidium is a parasite found in contaminated water, and can make people very sick. Symptoms include severe cramps, diarrhea and vomiting. “It really has to... Continue Reading

ExpansionWire: Philadelphia chef Kevin Sbraga, the Top...

Philadelphia chef Kevin Sbraga, the Top Chef winner with two restaurants in Philadelphia (and one on the way), has announced an unlikely location for his next project: Jacksonville, Florida. The Jacksonville Times-Union reports the as-yet-unnamed concept, different from Sbraga's Philly...

Mohawk Bend, Blue Palms celebrate birthdays with craft brew blowouts

Summer is slipping by at an alarming rate, but you can make the most of the dog days of August when some of L.A.’s most celebrated beer bars celebrate their birthdays.

Food TV: Chef Heston Blumenthal's Upcoming Move to Australia Will Unfold on Camera

In 2015, British chef Heston Blumenthal will pop-up his three-Michelin-starred restaurant the Fat Duck in Melbourne, Australia. And perhaps unsurprisingly for a chef who made the announcement via press conference, the entire process will be filmed for a documentary...

Spam Alert

After offering a revisionist history of Spam (during which "natural spam ores are derived from tremendous Cretaceous-era scaled hogs"), SB Nation offers its "review" of the meat product. Spam gets a 9.6 rating based on its style points, flammability, and...

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