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The Beginner's Guide to Drinking French Wine

There is a certain mystique surrounding French wine. Long regarded (by the French) as the best in the world, it can also feel somewhat inaccessible, …

Fermentation Is the Reason You Love These 5 Foods

Fermented foods are bubbling up in popularity, thanks to an increasing awareness of gut health. Research suggests the balance of bacteria in our …

9 of Rome's best hidden treasures

But beyond the famed monuments and galleries, the cosmopolitan city hides gourmet gelaterias, traditional trattorias, vintage markets and more.<p>We've tracked down the unheralded locales at the very heart of Rome.

Maybe You'll Finally Understand the Westeros Map With This 360 Game of Thrones Intro

The Wall is really far away.<p>Approximately one-third of everyone's time reading <i>Game of Thrones</i> is spent flipping to the maps at the front of the book trying to figure out where the hell everyone is going. Oh, Catelyn is traveling to the Eyrie? Where is that? North? South? Is it close? Daenerys is …

Cherry Blossom In Japan Photography

Une rivière jonchée de pétales roses, un héron s’abreuvant sous des nuages de fleurs ; Avril n’est-il pas la meilleure période pour dévoiler les …

Will Certain Foods Actually Burn Fat?

Some people say that certain foods can melt lard. Here’s the truth<p>The idea is a compelling one: If you eat the right foods, your metabolism switches into overdrive and your body magically starts depleting its fat stores.<p>So, the theory goes, if you’d just eat more egg whites, or garlic, or …

These incredible space photos are actually just pictures of food

The photo below could be of a planet and its lone moon, drifting through a nebula of gas and dust.<p>But it's no view from a deep-space probe.<p>It's all food sitting on the glass plate of a home office scanner.<p>He even based his latest series around a fictional space probe called Wander — short for …

7 Best Cocktails to Drink While Cooking Weeknight Dinners

You can do better than cracking open a beer.<p>There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about cooking dinner after a long day. There’s something even …

At Vatican, Bernie Sanders warns about 'immoral' wealth inequality

Bernie Sanders issued a global call to action at the Vatican on Friday to address "immoral and unsustainable" wealth inequality and poverty, using the high-profile gathering to echo one of the central platforms of his presidential campaign.<p>The Democratic senator from Vermont cited Pope Francis and …

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A rare language offers clues about how we understand our world

If you were to walk into your home or your office right now, which way would be uphill?<p>It might seem like an odd question since the most of the …

Harry Potter and The Magical Drink List -- What Your Favorite Character Drinks!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood opened last week and we couldn't be more excited. Yes, we're geeked-out Harry Potter fans here at FoodieandWine.com. We've taken the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London a few weeks after it opened and made the trip east to The …