Food

Eat These Foods Before Bed to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How you eat affects so many of parts of your life, but did you ever wonder how it might influence your sleep quality and patterns? We know all about sleeping clean (thanks to health queen Gwyneth Paltrow) and how using screens at night can throw off our sleep patterns, but it turns out that what …

Wellness

What food would keep you alive the longest?

We’re constantly told about the benefits of a varied diet. But what if you had to survive on just one food – what would you keep you alive the longest?<p>Man cannot live on bread alone – not least because man would develop scurvy about a month or so into that little experiment.<p>The best diets have …

Nutrition

Spicy Black Pepper Tofu [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This recipe is phenomenal not only in taste but visual appeal. Tofu is sautéed with shallots, fresh chili peppers, a healthy amount of garlic and …

Vegan

5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork - Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes

With short ingredient lists and little prep time, these slow-cooker dishes will be ready to eat as soon as you walk through the door.<p>The slow cooker …

Slow Cooker Recipes

The Rise of the Grocerant

How the local supermarket became your new favorite restaurant<p>While sitting in the food hall section of New York City’s newest Whole Foods location, Natasha Beylis points out that most of the other people eating lunch in the packed space don’t have shopping bags. Like her, many have come to the …

Restaurants

A Paleo Shopping List for Beginners (So You're Not Tempted to Buy Bread)

So you're trying this whole Paleo diet for the first time. The last thing you need is to step foot into the grocery store with no clue what to buy. If frustration kicks in, so will the bread aisle. Then your (grocery cart) wheels spin off. Stay calm and prepared by taking this Paleo shopping list …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Paczki, Poland's Delicious Fat Tuesday Doughnuts

They're way easier than you'd think.<p>Doughnuts and Mardi Gras are a marriage for the ages. Germans gorge themselves on <i>fastnachts</i>; the Portuguese,</i> …

Baking

Ramen Room’s Closure Highlights the Valley’s Complicated Dining Scene

Plus chicken and waffle videos and an ode to a Silver Lake legend<p><b>The end of Ramen Room</b><p>Looks like last call has come and gone for Ramen Room, the short-lived ramen joint by chef Andre Guerrero up in Sherman Oaks. The place only first picked up in the fall, but seems per Yelp and Google to have …

Restaurants

Beehive and Beat Brasserie Owners Plan New Restaurant for Downtown Crossing

Inside the Lafayette City Center building<p>Local restaurateurs behind two popular spots in the South End and Harvard Square have a new concept planned for Boston’s Downtown Crossing. The folks behind Beat Brasserie and The Beehive have plans to open a new restaurant within the Lafayette City Center …

Restaurants

Your St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Need This Green Ombre Cake With Mirror Glaze

Whether you’re spending St. Patrick’s Day toasting with green beer and attending the parades or staying at home and enjoying some boozy mint shakes, you need to make this recipe! The mirror cake craze is an Instagram phenomenon, and with good reason — these cakes look simply stunning. I’ve applied …

Baking

Tiger Fork Is Up and Running

Enjoy a slice of Hong Kong in Blagden Alley<p>Tiger Fork in Shaw opened last night for its first dinner service, bringing a taste of Hong Kong’s fast-paced bar and dining scene to D.C.<p>The 85-seat bar/restaurant, inside in the former Rogue 24 space, serves up traditional Cantonese dishes such as beef …

Restaurants

How gut health impacts body weight — and the top foods to eat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely thought of your belly as a target area for slashing fat.<p>But it turns out that what’s underneath your gut may be the key not only to your dream body — but also, lasting health.<p>A 2014 study published in the journal <i>Pediatric Research</i>, for example, …

Nutrition

We found good, reasonably priced omakase inside an Encino strip mall

<b>Name:</b> Okumura, named after chef-owner Ryota Okumura.<p><b>Who’s cooking:</b> Okumura and a small crew of sushi chefs. Okumura studied at Hattori Nutrition College in Tokyo (if you’ve ever watched the original “Iron Chef,” you’ve probably seen Hattori students assisting competitors) and worked at Koi, Katana …

Restaurants

7 Clean-Eating Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Bread, Dessert, and (Good) Salads

Eating clean might sound like a whole lot of celery sticks and lemon water, but this week's featured foodie, Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple, proves there's more to (a clean-eating) life. She's sharing her favorite clean-eating recipes, ranging from dinner-worthy salads to homemade, grain-free …

Healthy Eating

The Food Lab: Turn Sad Old 'Shrooms Into Easy, Creamy Mushroom Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The other week I made a discovery. This wasn't one of those exciting new-species-of-butterfly or great-shoes-right-in-the-back-of-the-shop-on-the-left type discoveries. No, this was one of those discoveries you make when undergoing a monthly refrigerator purge: …

Vegetarian Food

17 festive Mardi Gras recipes: Jambalaya, gumbo and more

Mardi Gras, which is French for "Fat Tuesday," is traditionally a chance to have fun before Ash Wednesday and the Christian observance of Lent (a period of fasting and penance leading up to Easter). The biggest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States is in New Orleans, where people mark Fat …

New Orleans

Buenos Aires Cafe’s Reina Morris Believes in Becoming a Restaurant Regular

Where she enjoys grabbing Mexican cuisine, desserts, and more<p><b>Reina Morris</b>, owner and executive chef of <b>Buenos Aires Cafe</b>, sees every restaurant in Austin “as an opportunity for new adventure,” she said. As a chef and diner, she loves to take up all of those opportunities by regularly visiting …

Restaurants

Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes – Italian Recipe

Creamy chocolate cupcakes topped with nice chocolate frosting get some Italian loving’ thanks to a layer of ricotta cheese filling. Add some black or …

Dessert

Salt Bae Sprinkles His Way Into the China Grill Location

The Manhattan branch has closed after nearly 30 years in business<p>Anchored in Midtown for 29 years, <b>China Grill</b> has closed in the CBS Building (60 W. 53rd St.)— apparently to make room for <b>Salt Bae.</b><p>A spokesperson from China Grill denied the impending closing to Eater in late-January, claiming that the</i> …

Restaurants

4 surprising things you never knew about metabolism

Ever wish you could hack your metabolism? After all, when things are humming along in the gut department, you have a lower risk of diabetes, heart …

Metabolism

Anjum Anand's Indian vegetarian recipes for biryani, burgers and more

<i>London-based chef and food writer Anjum Anand explains her vegetarian lifestyle and shares six Indian-inspired recipes to spice up your next</i> …

Vegetarian Food

5 possible reasons your weight loss has plateaued

As March rolls around, your New Year’s weight loss resolutions may be in the rearview mirror. If so, you’ll have plenty of company: According to a study conducted by the Statistic Brain Research Institute earlier this year, only 9.2 percent of people surveyed felt they were successful in achieving …

Weight Loss

All Hail “Rough Puff,” Puff Pastry for Cheaters

When you think of puff pastry, you probably think of that box in the freezer. Which is fair, but…what if we told you that you could <b>make your puff pastry from scratch</b>? But that sounds <i>so</i> complicated, you say. Guess what, Avril Lavigne? It's not.<p>Senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> came up with a genius …

Baking

A Romantic Hidden Restaurant in Paris

In Paris, the popular brasserie Grand Coeur is housed in a beautiful 18th-century building that overlooks the Marais. But tucked away within Grand Coeur’s own walls now sits a hidden, intimate place to eat called Le Jardin. Both restaurants are from the Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco — who is best …

Restaurants

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food 2017

Chobani, Farmers Business Network, and others are changing the way we eat in 2017.<p>The food industry is rapidly changing as consumers develop an appetite for bold new flavors, healthier and more eco-friendly options, and more control over how their food gets served, delivered, and made. These 10 …

World Food Program

What It Really Takes to Get Oscar-Worthy Skin

If you’re an A-lister up against a wall of flashbulbs on the biggest night of the year, you start prepping from the ground up—and we’re not talking …

Skin Care

This is Insane! Cows Are Eating a Huge Amount of Fish Caught From The Ocean

We have some <b>crazy</b> news to share with you! A new study has found that out of the <b>20 million tons</b> of fish caught by commercial industries a year, about</b> …

Veganism

Best Sandwiches in the U.S.

Americans may never get over their obsession with amazing hamburgers, but they've certainly made room for an equally delicious meal between bread: …

Restaurants

Rigatoni with Country Ham and Herbs

This recipe is a simple and easy recipe you can whip together in seconds. It also offers you the opportunity to use any cured meat you may have scraps of, and it shows off the love affair between mint and basil.<p><b>Technique tip:</b> Use medium-low heat when cooking the onions. You want they to soften …

Cooking

Can Zinc Help Fight Off a Cold?

Even though it’s been 70 degrees this month, it’s still February — which means we have not escaped cold and flu season (and I’m still paranoid about …

Vitamins