As the drinks industry continues to debate what the new ruling-which struck down interstate shipping restrictions for wine retailers last week-I sat down with a retailer who is thrilled with how the decision went.
I've never been convinced there is a "fifth taste" called umami, or at least it's never been convincingly explained to me.
Why The Adventurous Foodie Is Game For Anything Except A Burger In Beijing: Andrew Zimmern, Unpacked
Andrew Zimmern doesn't like to stay in one place for very long. As the force behind the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods franchise for 13 years, the four-time James Beard award-winning TV personality became famous for embarking on far-flung culinary adventures that took him to more than 170 countries.
Americans waste hundreds of billions of dollars worth of food annually, throwing away scraps or other perfectly enjoyable edible goods that may not commonly be interpreted as ingredients. But if you're tossing your orange peels in the garbage disposal and cutting off the leaves of your veggies without a second glance, you too are throwing away money and flavor that's already in your kitchen.
Instead of following his father's footsteps at the family business, DisplayCraft, the young Auburn graduate tracked a new trend in the American beverage space-craft distilling. He desired to start a distillery in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It made sense.
A reputation, once established, can be a tough thing to shake and takes hard work and-most importantly-time to change. The Panama City Beach I first visited three years ago and have gotten to know through repeat visits has never felt like the raucous Spring Break destination it used to be, though the memories of that time are kept alive by those that knew it back then and (for the most part) haven't returned since their college days.
The global whiskey industry is booming and, sadly, so is the market for counterfeit bottles. Over the past few years, from China to the US, countless reports of fake bottles have surfaced. And those are the ones we hear about. It's all too easy these days for frauds to create fake bottles. It's often as simple as getting an empty bottle, filling it, and resealing it.
Food fuels wanderlust, an essential ingredient for getting to know new places and the people who make them fascinating. Cooking and eating together connect us-loved ones and strangers alike-opening doors and unveiling insights.
Portugal's tourism industry is on fire. The Iberian country hugging the Atlantic Coast has become one of the hottest travel destinations for 2019
While there's a wealth of cocktails to celebrate Independence Day, it's not easy to come by dishes that get into the spirit. The ones out there though are super fun!
Hotel San Francisco, a trendy bar in the Financial District named in reference to the Eagles song Hotel California, has officially opened its new downstairs extension, Downunder.
I am a big fan of locally guided food tours, and try to take them wherever I go. There's no better way to explore the cuisine of a place than with a knowledgeable local guide, and instead of being forced to choose one spot for a meal, you usually get a broad sampling while learning the story behind them.
Portugal's tourism industry is on fire. The Iberian country hugging the Atlantic Coast has become one of the hottest travel destinations for 2019. Lisbon surfaced on the radar of influencers a few years ago with Instagram shots of its famous yellow trolley and blue tiles called azulejos multiplying by the millions.
Apart from being the southernmost tip of the continental United States, Key West has always considered itself a destination very much on its own, totally independent and known as The Conch Republic.
There is no denying that the plant-based and animal-product-free food sector is rapidly growing. Every day, there is news of a well-known chain releasing a plant-based alternative to their traditionally meaty offers, or a big food conglomerate investing in plant-based options, or a new exciting company that is producing some sort of meat, dairy, or poultry alternative.
Soups are a classic choice for warming up on a cold winter's night. We don't often appreciate its value as summer fare, though. However, there's actually some fantastic soups perfect for the lighter, warmer season.
Most people love an order of fries, but how they enjoy those fries does indeed vary. Whether skinny or thick, spicy or curly or covered in truffle salt or a mix of herbs, it's a sure hit at any dinner table. Even the most classic of fun favorites though can be improved upon and some spots around the country are doing exciting things with their fries!
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.
The cold brisk wind whips through the streets on an early spring evening in Prague. As temperatures hover around freezing, only one dish warms the soul this evening. Upon opening the door to Krčma the smell of comfort greets us like warm blanket-braised meat, baking spices, simmering herbs, and fried potatoes.