Sure, it's been a busy week. So you may have missed some of the great stories put out by The Daily Meal's talented editors and their fantastic special contributors. But you wouldn't want to head into the weekend having missed some of the best food stories on the Web. So here's a second serving of some of the great food and drink stories that you definitely shouldn't have missed.
Apparently, Tweeting About Diet Plans Helps You Lose Weight A new study highlights a new pro in social media.
Crabs Can Feel Pain, Science Says 'Consider the Lobster' gets real.
Duff Goldman, François Payard on Board for Las Vegas ‘Food University’ Caesars Palace to host epic three-day culinary 'school' in March.
America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food for 2013 These men and women decide what and how you eat, whether you realize it or not.
7 Inauguration-Inspired Vacations Travel like the president during the inauguration weekend.
Merchants Restaurant in Nashville: A Memorable Experience A trip to Nashville must include a stop at Merchants, for food, history, and ambience.
America’s 25 Favorite Home-Cooked Dishes We’ve rounded up some of the country’s most popular recipes and showed you where to find them on The Daily Meal.
How to Make the Ultimate Po'Boy A New Orleans sandwich great gets the star treatment.
How to Cook Hot Pot at Home An economical meal that the whole family can help cook at the table.
Who Takes the Cake? 10 Insanely Expensive Cakes It’s your party, so why not go all out?
Best Frozen Foods for a Super Bowl Party Don't have the time to cook a game day feast for 50? These party foods will save the day.
Choosing Red Wine for Seafood We get advice from The Sea Fire Grill.
Do Winemakers Really Still Stomp Grapes? Roger Morris takes us behind the scenes to show the ancient process.
52 Wines for 2013 (Plus Holiday Picks) The ultimate 'bucket list' of wines for the year.
Coca-Cola Releases Anti-Obesity Ad, 'Coming Together' Watch the advertisement, in which the soda company addresses the obesity crisis for the first time.
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