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How the New York City Meatball Helped Build Italian-American Cuisine

The iconic red sauce meatball—one of the foundational foods of Italian cuisine in the U.S.—has more to do with the New World than Naples. Its development, and its influence on what Italian-American cuisine would become in the U.S., is inextricably tied to New York City. This is the city where Italian-American became American, and where the meatball as we know it began.

Hangover Observations: Texas Monthly magazine held its annual...

Texas Monthly magazine held its annual barbecue festival this past weekend and Eater Austin was on the scene. Noted pitmaster and proprietor of Franklin's Barbecue Aaron Franklin on the weirdest thing someone said to him: "A lady leaned in and...

Trade negotiations continued: the meaning of “culturally appropriate food”

While I’m thinking about trade negotiations, I came across this example of why trade negotiators fight over every word. NPR’s The Salt reports that member nations of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are in the process of developing guidelines for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. Responsible investment, they say, is essential for enhancing […]

Listage: The Vocabulary of a Meal; Food Authenticity vs. Safety

Little Door, Los Angeles · The Vocabulary of Food · Can Restaurant Authenticity Trump Food Safety? · Why Pretty Apples Don't Taste Delicious · French Is the Flavor of the Moment · Jellyfish: It's What's for Dinner · Decoding...

Wealthy L.A. Schools' Vaccination Rates Are as Low as South Sudan's

Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.

Ever Try Your Tomatillos Raw? This Steak, Tomatillo, and Corn Salad With an Ancho Vinaigrette May Just Convince You

This all-in-one meal in a salad is perfect for those late summer or early fall evenings. Sweet corn and spice-rubbed flank steak along with bright, crunchy raw tomatillos are tossed in a lime and olive oil vinaigrette with a hint of spicy and salty cotija cheese.

The Poet at Matfield

The Poet at Matfield   You can't beat a long lunch with the girls, and this was a good one. The Poet at Matfield had been recommended by one of the girls who had recently stopped by for breakfast, and had also celebrated a special birthday there. Show More Summary

Canny scots

7 hours agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

"The tea fields of Ceylon are as true a monument to courage as the lion is to Waterloo." Continue reading ? The post Canny scots appeared first on T Ching.

DuClaw Brewing Funk

The post, DuClaw Brewing Funk, first appeared on The Barley Blog. I know the label tells me that DuClaw Brewing’s Funk is a “blueberry citrus ale,” but with a name like funk I was expecting (and perhaps hoping for) something, well, funky. Show More Summary

16 Quick Stir-Fries to Liven Up Your Dinner Routine

As the weather starts to cool down, schedules start to fill up again and the pace of life starts to quicken, but that shouldn't mean you don't have time to throw together a delicious, healthy meal. We rounded up 16 fast-and-easy stir fry recipes that will keep you from resorting to boxed mac 'n' cheese for dinner this fall.

Must We Embrace The Myth Of Sameness?

The race towards abandonment of actual craftwork in the making of craft beer races ahead, lead by the forces of big craft. Just look! Scoff if you must at mass domestic beers, but lessons learned from the makers of Budweiser and Miller Lite are helping to make sure your craft beer tastes the same from pint to pint. Show More Summary

How to Choose a Surfing School in Spain and Portugal

8 hours agoFood & Drink / Wine : CataVino

Editor’s Note: Although summer has come and gone, there’s no reason why you can’t be planning next year’s goal to become a surfing pro! Avid beach lover, Leah Burt, has provided us great suggestions on what to look out for when choosing your perfect Portuguese or Spanish surf camp! Over the […]

AB InBev, SABMiller rumors heat up

It seems like rumors that Anheuser-Busch InBev would manage a takeover of SABMiller started just about the time the ink dried on the deal in which InBev bought out Anheuser-Busch in 2008. But things have heated up of late, with new rumors everywhere. The Wall Street Journal, and now others report that AB InBev has […]

Restaurant review: Ceres' Table ?★

The success of Ceres' Table in its original Uptown location was a culinary mystery. Set across the street from a cemetery and next door to the infamous Lincoln Towing company, Giuseppe Scurato's restaurant sat on a street that literally was the last place any Chicagoan wanted to end up.

Wenshan Baozhong de nouvelle plantation

Shiding, thousand islands lake Le Wenshan Baozhong trouve ses origines dans les montagnes de Nangang, à la fin du 19ème siècle. Cette région à l'est de Taipei a fini par être rattrapée par la métropole Taiwanaise. Aussi, les plantations de Baozhongs se sont-elles progressivement éloignées de Taipei, vers Shiding et Pinglin. Show More Summary

Review: Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum

Captain Morgan has been on a tear with new releases and special bottlings over the last few years. 1671 is its latest expression, a fancified version of the Cap’n that still comes in at just 20 bucks. Captain Morgan 1671 … Continue reading ?

Desserts: Cheddar Pear Pie

4.63 / 5 Stars | 44 Reviews by MommaChef "Without a doubt, this is the best pie in my arsenal of recipes. It is a pear-filled pie topped with a crumble of brown sugar and Cheddar cheese." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Trusted Brands: Recipes and Tips: Campbell's(R) Chicken and Bean Burritos

3.5 / 5 Stars | 5 Reviews by Campbell's Kitchen "These quick and tasty burritos feature a zesty combination of Campbell's(R) Condensed Bean with Bacon Soup, Pace(R) Thick and Chunky Salsa and Swanson(R) Premium Chunk Chicken, heated and served inside warmed flour tortillas." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Salad: Apple Coleslaw

4.31 / 5 Stars | 47 Reviews by YVETTE_DSCPLETTE "Your basic coleslaw gets a sweet surprise with the addition of Granny Smith apples. Great as a side dish with pork sandwiches." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Dinner: Chicken Breasts with Herb Basting Sauce

4.42 / 5 Stars | 378 Reviews by CHRISTYJ "Sage and other herbs infuse a classic basting sauce for simple baked chicken." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

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