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North Korean Kimchi to Be Given Unesco Heritage Status

North Korea's kimchi is expected to gain Intangible Cultural Heritage status. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea — North Korea to the layman — is rarely the recipient of international honors, but the nation's proud tradition of kimchi is drawing praise from Unesco. Show More Summary

How to keep your Thanksgiving guests caffeinated

On Thursday morning, before you preheat the oven, before you clear the table to make room for the gravy and the squash and the fried rice and the so on, likely you'll make a cup of coffee. Or should, anyway. It's also not a bad idea to have coffee on hand to offer to friends and family who prefer...

Tailgate Food by the Numbers: The Highs and Lows of Pregame Prices

How does the cost of your favorite meal compare to prices in 2000? Eater’s Consumer Plate Index takes a look at Consumer Price Index data to show how economic changes affect the cultural and monetary value of classic dishes over time. Show More Summary

Martellus Bennett, Eddie Royal, Ka'Deem Carey out vs. Packers

The Bears have ruled tight end Martellus Bennett out for Thursday’s game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Bennett suffered an injury to his ribs in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos and won’t be able to get on the field against the Packers. The hit could have occurred on a big hit by...

Black City Council members renew call for top cop's ouster over teen's shooting

Black aldermen renewed their call Wednesday for the firing of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy over the handling of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke. Members of the City Council's black caucus also said an independent prosecutor should be brought in to...

Hall of Famer Frank Gifford suffered from CTE, family says

The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family says Gifford suffered from unspecified "cognitive and behavioral...

Cubs acquire left-hander Rex Brothers from Rockies

The Chicago Cubs continued to add relievers Wednesday by acquiring left-hander Rex Brothers from the Rockies in exchange for minor league reliever Wander Cabrera. Brothers, 27, is 16-11 with a 3.42 ERA in 286 major league relief appearances covering the past five seasons. Brothers has struck out...

Is McDonald's all-day breakfast hurting IHOP and Denny's?

McDonald's all-day breakfast seems to be having an unexpected impact: Some diners are driving past sit-down restaurants in search of an Egg McMuffin. There are early indications, according to some chains and analysts, that McDonald's menu tinkering is taking a bite out of chains previously not...

E. Coli Outbreak Traced to Chocolate Dessert Served at Reno Restaurant

The source of the E. coli contamination which recently sickened patrons of a popular Reno, NV, restaurant has been identified as a chocolate mousse dessert. “It was a chocolate marquee mousse, basically a chocolate cake with frosting,” Phil Ulibarri, public information officer for the Washoe County Health District, told Food Safety News. Show More Summary

Make Your Own Cranberry Vodka

I've never been one to really love flavored vodkas - until I tried infusing my own with cranberries. This simple method calls for combining the fruit with orange peel and vanilla bean and letting it infuse for about a week, give or take...Show More Summary

Baking Bites’ Last-Minute Thanksgiving Prep Posts

Thanksgiving is now right around the corner and, if you’re like me, there is always something that you leave until the last minute. Sometimes I forget to buy cranberries, sometimes I haven’t decided how I’m going to cook the turkey. Whatever that last minute problem is, these posts will help you troubleshoot anything that pops...

In final weeks, Laquan McDonald trying to turn his troubled life around

Laquan McDonald said little, if anything, to police as they tried to detain him last year for breaking into cars. What was going through his 17-year-old mind on that stretch of Pulaski Road before he was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer won't ever be known. But in the teen's final month,...

Recipe: Thanksgiving Cocktails, 2015

Once again, the Thanksgiving holiday is here, and with it comes the assurance of a few things: the food will be good, the Lions will lose, and the drinks will be poured at a healthy and brisk pace. Here are… Continue reading ? The post Recipe: Thanksgiving Cocktails, 2015 appeared first on Drinkhacker.

Man shot on Northwest Side

A man was seriously wounded in a shooting Wednesday in the Belmont Central neighborhood, Chicago police said. The 19-year-old man was shot on the 2800 block of North Austin Avenue on the Northwest Side, said Officer Bari Lemmon. The man was shot in the lower back and managed to drive himself to...

Is Water the Most Important Ingredient in Liquor?

Water's hidden role in spirits across the globe. In today's restaurant and bar scene, with both fancy ice programs and water sommeliers, clearly people have begun to appreciate the finer aspects of H20's role behind the bar or at the dinner table. Show More Summary

For Something Unexpected, Serve Chocolate Bundt Cake at Thanksgiving

The following post was originally featured on Melissa Creates and written by Melissa Chambers, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Latina. Y'all. I am so pumped to share today's blog post! Each year I chat about Friendsgiving and how fabulous it is. Show More Summary

Forget Turducken. It’s Piecaken Time.

Continuing the American tradition of stuffing food into other types of food for Thanksgiving.

A Beginner’s Guide to Drinking Bitters

Sother Teague of New York City's Amor Y Amargo gives me a crash course on amaros, fernets, and other bitter forms of booze that can save you from yourself.

Mother of another man fatally shot by Chicago police presses for dash-cam video

The mother of a man killed in a police shooting the same month as Laquan McDonald died urged the city to release the dash-cam video of her son's encounter with police. Dorothy Holmes during a Wednesday news conference at City Hall accused police of lying about the events of Oct. 12, 2014, when Ronald...

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