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The Best Long Reads of the Week, From Dim Sum to the Gluten-Free Myth

A roundup of worthy weekend reading material. Who Killed Tony the Tiger? Bloomberg For almost a century, Kellogg defined the American breakfast: a moment when people would be jolted out of their drowsiness—often with a stupendous serving of sugar. Show More Summary

Well That Wasn’t Fun

Heather says Hi, it’s been a couple weeks, hasn’t it? Things started off with the best of intentions, but then my youngest decided to play Typhoid Mary (only she was sick, too) with a fun thing called Rotavirus. Parents of very young children probably know this term and are cringing. Show More Summary

Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

Ten years after the creation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, a look at how it's affected smoking rates worldwide

Pho Bo: Beef Noodle Soup

Charles Phan of San Francisco's The Slanted Door makes no bones about the Vietnamese noodle soup classic.

It Takes Great Bones to Make Good Pho

If you want a rich pho broth, you should just bring your pot out to the butcher shop and say, "Fill this with bones." The more bones you have, the better it tastes.

This Week in Recipes

Half a dozen grilled cheese sandwiches, creamy vegan ice creams, and more! See everything we made this week at Serious Eats!

"The Next Right Thing"

Brian and his chickens So I'm driving yesterday and I hear a story on my local National Public Broadcasting affiliate about the Atlanta landmark, Manuel's Tavern, being sold for redevelopment. Since my article about the chicken coopShow More Summary

Cascade – a study in hop terroir

Note: Boak & Bailey periodically invite bloggers to post something longer than usual. This is my contribution. It includes information published in “For the Love of Hops” and results of research conducted since the book was came out. You can find more searching for the hashtag #beerlongreads on Twitter. Conducting a study during the […]

Girl Eats Food: Aphrodisiacs

Jo Fuertes-Knight goes on a mission to find out whether traditional aphrodisiacs can actually set your libido aflame—or if it's all just a sexy myth.

The Best of "Streety" Photography (Two Months Down, One to Go)

Click the photo collage above to make it larger The brand new Atlanta Streetcar started operating at the very end of 2014, and is free for passengers for its first three months. I've been shooting street (or shall we say, Streety) photography...Show More Summary

(Not) meeting Robert Parker

This week Robert Parker was in town. The most famous wine critic of all: a true wine celebrity. And he was holding a press conference! This was quite a thing. I was very excited. While I know some of the Wine Advocate team (I have spent quite a bit of time with both Luis and Neal), [...]

Trusted Brands: Recipes and Tips: B-52 Bomber

4.88 / 5 Stars | 7 Reviews by mrmonkmonks "I used to work as a bartender, and this was a popular drink. A subtle blend of coffee, orange, and Irish cream create a memorable and festive cordial." View Complete Recipe Details and Revi...

Ingredients: Scrumptious Chicken

4.34 / 5 Stars | 55 Reviews by Ginny " Chicken in a mild sauce features a layer of golden Cheddar beneath a crown of crumbled stuffing mix." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Review: Grand Macnish Black Edition Blended Scotch

That weirdly dimpled bottle belongs to Grand Macnish, a venerable — but seldom seen in the States — brand of blended Scotch whisky that hails from Glasgow. Several expressions are produced, with this newly released “Black Edition” being a non-age-statement… Continue reading ? The post Review: Grand Macnish Black Edition Blended Scotch appeared first on Drinkhacker.

Meeting Pepe Raventós

I popped into Mission E2 last night before dinner to meet up with Pepe Raventós. What a dude. His family have been super-important in the development of Cava – until recently they owned giant producer Cordorniu. But in 2012 he decided to do something brave and quite drastic. He took his highly regarded family winery (Raventós i [...]

Mango Sesame Rice Pancakes

Sometimes it's a good idea to not take your cooking-self too seriously. We found these tasty pancakes that made us stop and stare! They are strikingly black in color, and the bright yellow "syrup" is actually pureed mango! Isn't it cool looking? Here's the link: 

Breakfast Mac and Cheese with Biscuit Topping

Breakfast is undeniably the most important meal of the day. Combine that with frigid winter mornings, and you have reason to pay close attention to what you are going to be eating first thing in the morning.

Wine News : Italian Wines 26 Feb 2015

Italian Wines featured by NTUC in Today newspapers 26 Feb 2015. Pretty good write-up

Culinary Cannabis

With the political winds changing, the future of cannabis use is evolving. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana sales, and while only four states allow recreational sale for the moment, this number will probably grow in the near future. Show More Summary

NC Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Re-Cooked Pulled Pork

A Salmonella outbreak in North Carolina this past fall that sickened dozens of people has been linked to re-cooked pulled pork served at a church conference. According to news reports published Friday, the problem was probably smoked Boston butt prepared overnight by a member of the Living Word Tabernacle Church in Bessemer City, NC, and then re-cooked the... Continue Reading

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