Food

A toast to St. Patrick's Day with Conor McGregor

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and who better to celebrate with than Irish fighting phenom Conor McGregor. While the former two-division UFC champion has been on a bit of a break from the Octagon in recent months, that hasn’t stopped him from taking over the whiskey game with his...

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:02pm

The Muddled History of How the Margarita Was Invented

“Cocktails,” writes famed booze historian David Wondrich, “are rarely created in the full light of history,” but how the margarita was invented is even more complicated than most.  Depending on which story you believe, the origins of the margarita involve crossing the Mexico-U.S. border (...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 2:28pm

Try these good-for-you chocolates and candy for Halloween

Aloha Superfood Chocolate It’s magic, as far as we can tell, how Aloha crams an entire serving of fruits and vegetables into every bar, plus the usual antioxidant benefits of chocolate (10 times the amount in goji berries, in fact). The cacao is fair trade and organic, and the bars are sweetened...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:58pm

McRib fans, Num Pang just launched the sandwich of your dreams

Last month, McDonald's announced the return of its iconic McRib, a fan favorite that made its debut in 1981 and feeds hungry customers at exclusive U.S. locations for a limited time every so often. As Fortune described it: "The McRib is kind of like a prairie dog, in that it...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:56am

What to eat at Eataly NYC Downtown's Wine, Beer and Food Festival

Eataly NYC Downtown has been keeping foodies cool with its Chilled Happy Hour, but the famed food court is jumping on another summer bandwagon — street food. Except this one comes with an Italian twist. This month, Eataly's Wine, Beer and Street Food Festival is promising New...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:28am

New York foodies rejoice! Smorgasburg is officially back

It finally started to feel like spring in the Big Apple as New Yorkers got the go-ahead from the weather to leave their apartments and enjoy the wildly popular open-air food market Smorgasburg on its opening day. Located along the Williamsburg waterfront, and nestled right between some glossy high-...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 8:15pm

Noma chef Rene Redzepi puts his life on a plate in new book

With the rise of the celebrity chef came a hunger from avid foodies for a peek inside their famous kitchens to find out what goes into the making of great food. And right now, there’s arguably no more famous kitchen than Copenhagen’s Noma, voted best in the world by Restaurant...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 5:02pm

Food pairings with Guinness, the beer of St. Patrick's Day

When it comes to actual St. Patrick’s Day traditions, Aaron Ridgeway is going to have to stop you at the color green. “There’s a bit of debate about it now,” says Ridgeway, who works at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. “The color green is said to not be the original...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:08pm

Head chef of Philly's Jack's Firehouse serves green mashed potatoes at million dollar fundraiser

Jack McDavid has traveled to the Super Bowl's host city every year since 1992. That's because he's been Philadelphia's representative at the annual Taste of the NFL fundraiser, a $700-per-person gala event that includes one chef, his staff, and one NFL player (former or current)...

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 12:39pm

Adopt a pet and then get 'Stuffed' with Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli, the “queen of mean,” isn’t known for keeping mum. She said her parents taught her never to talk about who she is voting for or how much money she makes. Everything else is fair game. Animal adoption and body issues are two topics the comic will talk about freely...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:42pm

The best and worst fall foods

With fall, all kinds of yummy seasonal foods become available to us. While most are delicious, some are healthier than other— just think, oven-roasted butternut squash versus apple cider donuts. But it's not always that obvious. To help sort out the good from the bad, as well as make...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am

Swap wine for Champagne on your holiday table

If you only think of Champagne on special occasions, then AJ Ojeda-Pons is celebrating most days of the year. “For the longest time, I had a motto: Drink Champagne every day,” says the sommelier, who mans the wine list at Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club. “Champagne is...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:56pm

Julia Turshen says it's OK to cook with canned beans

While you might not recognize her name on first glance, Julia Turshen is the voice behind the recipes in some of your favorite celebrity cookbooks like “It’s all Good” which she co-authored with Gwyneth Paltrow and “Spain: A Culinary Road Trip,” with Mario...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:25pm

With groundbreaking of Echelon, more Bostonians can call the Seaport home

Cottonwood Management officially broke ground on Echelon, a 1.3 million square-foot, three tower mixed-used development in the Seaport District, on June 13. This VIP event with a guest list of notables including Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh and celebrated chef Ming Tsai, rang in the...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:14pm

Fresh Express salad mix on recall after dead bat found in prepackaged salad

Two Florida residents are getting rabies shots after finding a dead bat inside a bag of Fresh Express salad they had started to eat. The dead bat was sent to the Centers for Disease Control for testing after its decomposed body was found inside the bag of Organic Marketside Spring Mix but its...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:38am

Want free food? Chopt just opened in the Empire State Building

Hey New York, what’s better than this town’s food? This town’s free food! Chopt Creative Salad Company, specializing in “faraway flavors” and “local ingredients” is expanding your ways-to-nosh-for-free horizons.To celebrate the opening of its new Empire State Building location, Chopt said the first...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 5:55pm

7 healthy foods that are secretly not

Whether you’re going paleo, gluten-free, losing weight or just trying to eat right for a long life, it can be tough weeding through the grocery aisles as packages promise good health (and a butt that looks great in your jeans).Before you make your healthy choices, take a look at our list of seven...

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:09am

7 accessories to go with your favorite spring drink

Spruce up your bar with these cheap drinking accessories from Target that will have you mixing up and serving your favorite drinks in style.1.Marble & Wood Coaster Set of 4 – $11.99This chic two tone coaster set is perfect to slide under your favorite drink. Protect your outdoor furniture with...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:16am

Interactive map shows which countries consume the most alcohol

With St. Patrick's Day coming up and everyone acting a little bit Irish on the holiday — with13 million pints of Guinness expected to be drunk — Voucherclouddecided to find out which country is the booziest.Using World Health Organizationand the online discount code provider's own data from 2010 to...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:31am

5 fruits you're eating wrong

You know they're good for you, but are you consuming fruits the right way? Try these five hacks to peel and more easily eat your favorite fruits, from an orange to a pomegranate.​div.rumble{position:relative;padding-bottom:56.25%;height:0;width:100%}div.rumble iframe{position:absolute;width:100%;...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 9:42am