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What's the Difference Between Vintage and Non-Vintage Champagne?

It's not about how old it is<p>Champagne is always a good idea, particularly in the summertime months. It's cold, it's refreshing, it's celebratory, and …

Classic Cars

You Can Now Take a Genetic Test to Determine Whether You Should Hate Cilantro

Hate cilantro? Blame your ancestry<p>Cilantro: people either seem to love or loathe it. Some appreciate the accent this herb lends to Mexican dishes, …

Genetics

Eggo Waffles Slumping Without 'Stranger Things'

No Eleven means fewer Eggos<p>Stranger Things isn’t coming back to Netflix until 2019. That’s bad news for fans of science fiction, borrowed 80’s …

Waffles

Japanese Worker Docked Pay for Starting Lunch 3 Minutes Early

He just ducked out early for a bento box<p>For people with day jobs, lunch is probably the most frustrating meal of the day. You have financial …

Japan

The Spice Mix You’ll Always Find in My Kitchen

And my top 5 ways to use it<p>If my kitchen were getting sucked into a black hole and I could only save one thing from my cabinet, it would be my Pereg …

Recipes

How Molly Yeh Does Breakfast

The blogger’s new Food Network show premieres this weekend<p>If you’re a fan of tahini, Funfetti, or challah, and spend any time on the internet, you’re …

Breakfast

Canadian Chef Launches World’s First Pay-What-You-Can Grocery Store

Jagger Gordon’s project aims to address both hunger and food waste<p>Grocery stores are a huge source of food waste. Between bruised produce, …

Agriculture

Why Do I Have These Terrible Novelty Spatulas in My Kitchen?

Stirring up my wrath<p>I have not one but two guitar-shaped cooking implements in my kitchen. They suck. I don't know how they made their way into my …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

British Students Lose Contact with Pastry They Tried to Launch Into Space

Bakewell pudding made it 52,000 feet up before going radio silent<p>Since the dawn of time, mankind has gazed upward at the cosmos, wondering what’s out …

Gear & Gadgets

This New Restaurant Serves Burgers Built Entirely By a Robot

The singularity is here<p>There's been plenty of hype recently around Flippy, the burger-flipping robot. Back in February, the company behind Flippy …

Restaurants

Olive Oil: A Buyer's Guide

If it smells like crayons, don't get it<p>Olive oil is an absolute pantry essential, but a lot of people aren't buying the good stuff. Much of the time, …

Recipes

Food Tech Startup Says It Can Prolong Avocado Shelf Life

Apeel’s method creates a sort of second skin that delays spoiling<p>Avocados can be a struggle. They cost too much, they injure us, and worrying about …

Startups

Chilled Reds Are the New Rosé

Red light GO<p>When looking for a wine to drink in the summer, you probably think there are only a couple options: white or rosé. I certainly used to, …

Los Angeles

Bull Penis Chilaquiles, Get 'Em While They're Hot

Mmmmmm... saucy<p>It was almost like Chekhov's bull penis in its inevitability. I'd spotted the foam trays of "pizzle" in the offal section of Fei Long, …

Recipes

The World Cup Is Running Out of Beer

As if Germany’s fans weren’t having a hard enough time already<p>The 2018 World Cup is less than a week old, but it’s already been packed with moments …

Moscow

Is Wheatgrass Gluten-Free?

Surprisingly, yes. Here’s why.<p>Protein powders and smoothies are often fortified with wheatgrass or barley grass. I’m endlessly curious, however, when …

Gluten-Free

Why Starbucks Plans to Close 150 Stores Next Year

That Starbucks located across the street from another Starbucks could be in trouble<p>The old cliché in business is that you’re either growing or dying. …

Consumer Behavior

Master This All-Purpose Sauce and Never Waste Herbs Again

No more wilted basil on your watch<p>When gardeners tell me that there is no such thing as a black thumb and of course I could grow things if I wanted, …

Recipes

The Donug Is the Chicken Nugget Dougnut Hybrid You Never Knew You Wanted

You probably shouldn’t order a dozen of these<p>Consider the doughnut and its place in the modern world. Once nothing more than a perfectly fine (even …

Seth Meyers

What Is Transitional Wheat?

How Kashi helps wheat farmers become Certified Organic<p>A few weeks ago, I found myself reading the back of my cereal box. I was eating Kashi’s …

Agriculture

Why Don't We Eat Rice Porridge for Breakfast?

Don't sleep on juk, congee, and champorado<p>Americans don't tend to eat rice for breakfast, and we're missing out. Rice is one of the most ubiquitous …

Breakfast

Why Do Restaurants Love Puns?

Food puns are pervasive, polarizing, and—sometimes?—maybe even funny<p>We live in a world divided between people who love puns and people who hate them. …

Coffee Shops

Jurassic World Frosted Flakes Boxes Feature Built-In Video Screen

Kellogg’s, uh, found a way<p>With the latest installment in the Jurassic Park/World series (featuring the triumphant return of Jeff Goldblum) set to hit …

Jurassic World

A Dunkin’ Donuts Offered Freebies if Customers Snitched on Non-English Speaking Employees

America doesn't run on snitching<p>Everyone likes a freebie. For instance, if Dunkin’ Donuts were offering a coupon for a free coffee and pastry, you’d …

Freebies

When It’s Too Hot to Move, Drink St-Germain and Beer

I keep tiny bottles of elderflower liqueur in my purse<p>I have to admit something: I don’t love day drinking. Between the overly-sweet options …

Alcohol

UK Cafe Wants You to Eat This Enormous, 65-Item English Breakfast

Absolute unit of a meal gives new meaning to the “full English”<p>America enjoys a well-earned reputation as the most gluttonous place on earth. You …

Up The Ante

For Better Breakfast Tacos, Start With the Tortilla

Chef Aarón Sánchez has some tips for making your own<p>When you bite into a really killer breakfast taco, what strikes you first? The cheesy eggs? …

Recipes

DC’s Initiative 77 Vote Could Set a New Precedent in the Restaurant Industry

Will it lead to more predictable income or end up suppressing wages?<p>There’s been a lot of talk (and rightfully so) about wages and working conditions …

Washington D.C.

Make Green Chile Crisp and Put It On Everything

Hatch green chiles and jalepeños add a Southwestern twist to a beloved condiment<p>If you are uninitiated into the world of Chile Crunch and Chili …

Recipes

How Do You Feel About Dippin’ Dots Cereal?

It's 2018, and novelty amusement park food is breakfast<p>These three words are sure to incite some sort of reaction from you: Dippin’ Dots Cereal. The …

Ice Cream