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Why a Shanghai Restaurant Closed the Day After Being Awarded a Michelin Star

If you find yourself in the massive Chinese city and want to splurge on the Michelin experience, you’ll now have just 34 stars to choose from—one restaurant that was awarded a star closed just one day after receiving the honors.

E. coli cases traced to slaughterhouse; beef, veal, bison recalled

A Massachusetts meat company is recalling beef, veal and bison processed from July through this week because state and federal officials have linked it to a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. Seven people in four states have been confirmed with infections from the outbreak strain of E. coli. Of the five victims interviewed as... Continue Reading

This Week in Food Porn: Fish Curry and Profiteroles

Pick up a prong, slice yourself off a couple of minutes, and feast your eyes on the best food photography uploaded to Instagram this week.

How Chefs Prefer to Kill Lobster

"I think that every animal has senses, from mussels to lobsters. It’s just that you can’t hear mussels screaming."

Shanghai Restaurant Forced to Shut Down the Day After Receiving First Michelin-Star

It didn’t have the proper permits Michelin’s first-ever mainland China guide for Shanghai was released this week awarding the coveted stars to 26 area restaurants. Alas, the count is now down to 25. As the South China Morning Post reports,...Show More Summary

Why China Blasted Grapes Into Space to Save Its Wine Industry

To make better wine on earth, China recently launched Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir grape vines into space aboard the Tiangong-2.

How an NFL-Linebacker-Turned-Pizza-Man Helped Solve a Murder

Napoleon Harris III is a state senator, former football pro, and entrepreneur. But you will soon know him as a real-life action hero.

Every Trick Your Waiter Uses to Rip You Off on Wine

A sprawling wine list can be overwhelming, and if you don't know much about wine, there's a good chance you're going to get swindled.

There’s a Japanese Bar Where You Can Get Wasted in a Ball Pit

It’s a concept that combines the ball pits of your youth, the dive bars of your adult life, and all of the Japanese theatricality you might expect from such an undertaking.

Cold-Brew Coffee Is Way Easier to Make Than You Think

Making your own cold brew takes a little time and patience, but it's so worth it.

Review: Mount Gay Rum Origin Series Vol. 2 – Copper Column vs. Copper Pot

One of my favorite things in the world of whiskey is when distilleries start to get experimental. Buffalo Trace has become legendary for putting out all manner of experimental whiskeys that you can sample side by side. The idea isn’t… Continue reading ?

11 Things We Tried (and Loved) at the 2016 Eat Real Festival

Our recommendations for navigating the Oakland festival's 70+ food options.

Another Seattle restaurant closed amid illness outbreak

Another foodborne illness outbreak has closed another Seattle restaurant. This time around it’s the Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge in the city’s Queen Anne neighborhood. The closure notice from Public Health – Seattle & King County is brief and slim on details. As of Friday health officials couldn’t even say whether the sick people are... Continue Reading

Raw milk distribution ongoing despite Campylobacter outbreak

As may as 20 people are sick in Colorado in an ongoing Campylobacter outbreak, with multiple public health agencies reporting the most likely cause is raw milk from Larga Vista Ranch — some of which appears to have been distributed illegally. “All the individuals who were sickened reported drinking raw milk from Larga Vista Ranch,”... Continue Reading

Classic Buttermilk Waffles

Waffles are a serious business in my breakfast-loving household, and I recently set my sights on the mother of all maple-drenched ambitions: The Classic Buttermilk Waffle. This is such a simple and timeless breakfast that I figured it would...Show More Summary

Fall Favorites: Black Walnut Cake

The crisp fall air means we get to enjoy cool weather favorites. Black Walnut Cake is a traditional homemade cake recipe that includes some surprising ingredients. First off, a dark beer is added to give the cake a richness that can't be replicated.

3 Tips for Making Crispy Waffles

If you, like me, have a true passion for Saturday morning waffles, then you understand the importance of crispiness. Golden, crispy waffles, good. Limp, spiritless waffles, bad. Here are three tips to guarantee crispy buttermilk waffles every time. Continue reading "3 Tips for Making Crispy Waffles" »

Hamburger Hop winner Martial Noguier wows with French flavors

The ninth annual Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet got off to a rousing start with Friday night's Hamburger Hop, in which 15 chefs engaged in a friendly, best creative burger contest.Some of Chicago's best steakhouses participated. Joseph Rizza of Prime & Provisions offered a burger with sharp...

Staving Off Grief at a Waffle House, Fake Mayonnaise, and More Great Reads

Seven of this week’s top food-inspired stories Chains can serve as a place of refuge and as an area for chefs to exercise their revolutionary idealism, as feature writers discover in this week’s stories from Extra Crispy and Eater. Elsewhere,...Show More Summary

‘Mr. Church’ Review: Eddie Murphy Can’t Save This Kitchen Fire

Zero stars for this infuriating Oscar bait Do you like food? Do you like movies? Do you like movies about food? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might enjoy Eater at the Movies, a column by Joshua David Stein. "Henry Joseph Church could have been anything he wanted. Show More Summary

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