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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to offer $2 Ice Blended drinks

For many, mornings aren’t complete without frozen coffee. To others, these blended confections are just milkshakes for adults. Regardless of the various opinions, we have Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to thank (or curse) for these now-classic beverages. The company created its Ice Blended beverage...

Yelp Wanted: Restaurant Responds Turns Sexist Yelp Comment Into a Fundraiser

A restaurant in Portland has turned an incredibly sexist Yelp review into a reason to start an awesome fundraiser. According to Eater Portland, a Yelper left a "disrespectful 'joke'" as part of their (now deleted) five star review o...

Crime Wire: A man who went to jail...

A man who went to jail for robbing a Delaware pizza place in 2010 is now suing said pizza restaurant, reports NBC. Nigel Sykes, 23, filed a lawsuit against Seasons Pizza as well as the police officers who arrested him...

Watch Pizza Hut Launch Pizzas Out of a Tank

Pizza Hut has built a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-style rocket launcher, called The Pizza Thower, that is shooting out actual pizza pies at Comic Con.

Northern Virginia: 'Ground Zero' for Kissing Bug Disease

Chagas, a disease common in Latin America, is gaining traction among immigrants in the U.S.

The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

There is perhaps no wine more emblematic of summer than a chilled rosé, but there are plenty of other bottles, white and red alike, that should be opened with relish as the steak sizzles in the background.

Resywire: The Origins of Restaurant Reservations

Though restaurant reservations have become a hot topic among restaurant owners, chefs, and diners, no one has really known when the idea to reserve a table for you and your guests became common. As it turns out, the concept...

Food TV: John Tesar Is Developing a Kitchen Nightmares-Style Show

Chef and angry tweeter John Tesar may soon have a "restaurant-themed reality show." According to CultureMap Dallas, Tesar has inked a deal with a production company in Los Angeles — one that has created "a number of programs for...

Chinese Velveting 101: Stir-Fried Chicken With Mushrooms and Oyster Sauce

This quick and simple stir-fry features both fresh and dried mushrooms for maximum flavor and texture, and chicken that's been water-velveted—an easy technique that guarantees tender, silky meat.

Burger King Wire: Did you know that Burger King's...

Did you know that Burger King's newest (21st) CEO, Daniel Schwartz, is just 33 years old? In a massive article in this week's Bloomberg Businessweek, we discover that the burger giant is run by children. Quote: These days... Burger King...

bourbon slush punch

Bourbon Slush Punch Adapted from Garden & Gun After significantly reducing the sugar and replacing frozen concentrate with fresh juice, I halved this recipe so that it serves 8 people (in 1-cup servings; your punch glasses may be smaller) from 4 cups concentrate and about 5 cups ice. The resulting punch is lightly sweet and […]

Easy dinner recipes: Tempting fish and shellfish recipes for the grill

With weather this great, why spend it doing all your cooking indoors? Get grilling tonight with these simple recipes for lobster, mussels and mahi mahi:

Jonathan Gold: Barbecue you need to be eating right now

Barbecue may be a religion in the South, but this time of year, it is everywhere in Los Angeles -- in backyards, storefronts, suburban chains, farmers markets and barrel smokers in church parking lots. Here are a few places we like a lot. No reservations required.

Is One of the Most Popular Psychology Experiments Worthless?

A trolley is careening toward an unsuspecting group of workers. You have the power to derail the trolley onto a track with just one worker. Do you do it? It might not matter.

T Magazine: Sunday Night Dinner | A Trusty Old French Spot for Frites on the Upper West Side

Cafe Luxembourg has been a neighborhood hotspot and pre- and post-Broadway dining destination for 31 years — and hasn’t slowed down yet.

Happy National Tequila Day! Celebrate with 21 recipes for food and drinks

National Tequila Day 2013? That’s today. And we have 22 ways to help celebrate -- with refreshing cocktails as well as creative food ideas. If you love a classic margarita, we've got you covered -- it's only one of a number of cocktail variations we found.

Book Club: Sneak Peek: George Mendes' New Cookbook My Portugal

Here's a sneak peek of New York chef George Mendes' upcoming book, My Portugal: Recipes and Stories. Mendes runs the Portugal-inspired restaurant Aldea, and for this book he went on a road trip through Portugal, a "country small enough...

12 Beer-Producing Countries to Watch Right Now

We asked our crew of beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their thoughts on the most exciting craft beer scenes outside the US. Here are their picks for the beer-producing nations you should definitely have on your radar.

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