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Starbucks Baristas Petition Company for More Hours

Employees say they’re ‘stretched too thin’ A Starbucks barista has caught the attention of the company's top executives after publishing a petition that says workers are being stretched too thin due to labor cuts. In a petition on CoWorker.org,...Show More Summary

Swiss Cafe to Serve Lattes and Blowjobs

Prostitution is legal in Switzerland, FYI That's certainly one way to start off the morning: A soon-to-open cafe in Geneva, Switzerland will serve coffee with a side of oral sex, reports The Local Switzerland. The Local explains: "Put...Show More Summary

How to Eat Oysters and Not Look Like an Idiot

A good oyster should taste like an ocean bouillon cube or a perfectly seasoned potato chip.

Celebrate Pride with Summer Rainbow Sangria!

Layered with a rainbow of summer fruit, this festive sangria will be the belle of your Pride party.

Fermentation Fervor: Here’s How Chefs Boost Flavor And Health

As more chefs experiment with microorganisms to transform ingredients and create new flavors, fermentation has gone from ancient preservation technique to culinary tool du jour.

Red, White and Blue Cocktail Will Brighten Up Your July Fourth

Post by Liz Alterman. It's hard to believe Independence Day is right around the corner. Maybe you've got your guest list and grilling menu set, but you definitely don't want to overlook a signature drink that's sure to add some fireworks to your July 4th. Show More Summary

How Sourcing Seafood Changed John Bil’s View of Humanity

We spoke to living legend John Bil about the dark side of seafood and the bright side of converting a derelict power station into a classic French restaurant.

How Night + Market’s Kris Yenbamroong Will Make Asian Fusion Cool Again

The Los Angeles empire builder on his new restaurant and the drawbacks of “authenticity" "I keep hearing every day that everybody's going to move here," says Night + Market chef Kris Yenbamroong of his native Los Angeles. "It's an energy."...Show More Summary

Galaxy Foods and Society's Doom; the Trouble With Restaurant Bathrooms

Seven things to think about today Galaxy doughnuts, rainbow bagels, birthday cake croissants, blue cocktails, purple coffee: The masses have rediscovered food coloring and it's all for the love of the photograph. Never before has the intersection of food, photography, and the self been so obsessive or so blatant. Show More Summary

Curtis Stone dishes on Gwen, his new butcher's shop and restaurant opening soon in Hollywood

If you’ve spent a lot of time at Curtis Stone’s Beverly Hills restaurant Maude, which each month structures its menu around a particular ingredient, usually a perfectly sourced vegetable or fruit, you might be surprised at the focus of his new project, Gwen. Because although Gwen, which the Australian...

The Food Lab: How to Make Great Home Fries

Every bite of soggy, greasy potatoes at a diner is a reminder of what great home fries can be. Every trip to the diner is like a unicorn hunt—we're chasing those perfect, crisp home fries, but rarely catch more than a glimpse of them. Show More Summary

City Kitchen: A Cinnamon-Scented Soup to Break the Ramadan Fast

Harira, a soup with lentils, chickpeas and favas, is a staple of Ramadan in Morocco, but that doesn’t keep cooks from making it all year long.

Build This Monstrous Seafood Tower for a Better Summer

Le Bremner's Danny Smiles has taken it upon himself to show us how to make a proper seafood tower; one worthy of the most lavish despots or the booziest of backyard parties.

Julia Child Foundation Sues Airbnb for Using Her Name Without Permission

The foundation allegedly denied Airbnb's request to use Child's likeness, but the company used it anyway Devoted fans of iconic cookbook The Art of French Cooking were no doubt delighted to recently learn they could have a sleepover at Julia Child's Provence vacation house via Airbnb. Show More Summary

What Will Brexit Mean for Food in the UK?

How restaurants and agriculture could be affected Brexit: The strange portmanteau has dominated headlines for the past week as the entire world watched and waited — would the UK stay part of the European Union, or would it go out onShow More Summary

Unintended and unexpected consequences

I was at a dinner last night when I heard the news. I really wasn’t expecting the British people to vote to leave the European Union. I was shocked. So, now: we will begin to see the unintended and unexpected consequences of leaving, which will be a difficult and perilous process. With every big change there are unintended [...]

What to Cook: Recipes to Cook This Weekend

Join in a discussion about food and racial identity, and then cook some grilled chicken parm.

Teddy Grahams sold in foodservice channels recalled for potential peanut residue

Mondel?z Global LLC of East Hanover, NJ, has announced a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of Nabisco brand Honey Maid Teddy Grahams Cinnamon Cubs Graham Snacks sold only in foodservice channels (not in supermarkets). This recall is being conducted following notification of a wheat flour recall by Grain Craft, a third-party flour supplier to... Continue Reading

The Key to a Perfect Crab Cake Is to Keep It Simple

So here it is, your straight-to-the-point, no-bullshit, real-deal crab cake recipe. No fillers, no fancy additions. Just a load of crab meat, mayo, egg, breadcrumbs, and, of course, a sizable hit of Old Bay.

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