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Nestlé scientists developing slow-release coffee

Dr. Laurent Sagalowicz of the Nestlé Research Center, who is also the main author of the scientific publication for slow-release coffee, told …

12 Ways to Make Tomato Soup

Tomato soup can be a luscious starter or a healthy comfort-food dinner. Here are 12 ways to make incredible tomato soup.<p><b>1. Chunky</b><br>Flavor your soup …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They hold up in hot, freezing, and wet conditions alike.<p>This is the James Beard Award-winner’s first project since 2007.<p>Turns out sourcing fresh snow …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

Written by Benazir Wehelie, CNN<p>The photo book "Lois Greenfield: Moving Still" is not merely a documentation of dance. It is an experience in which the content of each and every image is a moment, an expression, a movement, just waiting to be unwrapped.<p>The title of the work is somewhat of a …


15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Eiffel Tower

3 Ways to Get More Out of Your Web Analytics

Does this sound familiar? When your team reviews web analytics in your monthly marketing meeting, the person in charge of analytics reports says, <i>“We got 123,456 visitors to our website this month.”</i> Perhaps someone makes an effort to tie analytic metrics to business targets, but in no real depth, …


43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>


50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

H. R. Giger

P-phubbing Is Ruining Your Relationships

Have you ever p-phubbed? You know, snubbed your partner by checking your phone during your date? Or leaving your iPhone out within reach while you’re …

Baylor University

Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing

Even those of us who can't tell the difference between a pinot noir and a merlot are probably familiar with the basic rule of wine pairing: white wine with fish and red wine with steak. But when it comes to tea pairings, we're stumped.<p>Yet it turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in …

The Art of Making Cold-Brew Coffee

Take your time; the right roast, water and even ice can make a difference<p>Cold-brew coffees have been having a moment in the world of cafes and brewing. And when it is hot out, such drinks aren’t just fashionable; they’re ideal.<p>“It’s refreshing,” says James Freeman, CEO and founder of the Oakland, …


5 Things You Need to Know About Coffee the Wonder-Beverage

• In terms of what we desire throughout the average day we wish for coffee slightly less than sex and a bit more than alcohol. Regular drinkers don’t …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

Miami Beach

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Healthy Eating

Why Are Millennials So Obsessed With Food?

The author Eve Turow argues that a generation’s taste for natural ingredients will shape the future of restaurants, grocery stores, and agriculture.<p>When Eve Turow returned to her college campus for her five-year reunion, she realized that she’d changed: Back when she was in college, she was content …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …


Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …

Food & Dining

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso


21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Warner Bros

The Hot 10: America's Best New Restaurants 2015

These are the 10 best new restaurants in America for 2015, also known as the #BAhot10.<p><b>For his annual Hot 10 list (see the 2016 list here)</b>, Andrew Knowlton dined at hundreds of restaurants, traveled thousands of miles, and devoured something like a million calories—all in search of the country’s …


How Millennials Are Eating Differently From Their Parents

Gen Y-ers care about food -- for more than snapping gorgeous Instagram pics.<p>Millennials' food choices are much different from those of their parents -- and that goes beyond the decision to Instagram every runny egg yolk they come across.<p>The Y generation is more passionate about food than any other …

Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

New Orleans

The 10 most expensive whiskeys in the world

A free market, as we know, can be volatile. While some Irish whiskey and bourbon can cost a small fortune, it's the peaty taste of Scotch that inspires the craziest splurges. A special bottling of Macallan sold at a Hong Kong auction earlier this year for $628,000, shattering the world record for …

White Gold

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

45+ Summer Cocktails Every Host Should Try

If you've never enjoyed a Tom Collins on a sunny back patio, you simply haven't lived.<p>A fabulous drink is the quickest way to get in the spirit. Whether guests prefer gin or rum, these simple, time-tested cocktails are sure to please.

Ernest Hemingway