Best Food News on the Web: 4/19/2013

Staff Writer
Second servings of great food and drink stories from The Daily Meal that you may have missed this week
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You missed them the first time, so grab a helping of these great stories on their second time around.

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.
 

TOP NEWS/HOT ITEMS

Exercise Might Reduce, Reverse Alcohol-Related Brain Damage It does not, however, erase last night's mistakes.

Are Gourmet Cupcakes on the Way Out? The Wall Street Journal reports that cupcakeries might be on the way out.
 

EAT/DINE

America’s 14 Oldest Taverns & Inns Some of these buildings date back to the 1600s, and have housed taverns and restaurants for just as long.

An Insider’s Look at the Ben & Jerry’s Factory We take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Ben & Jerry’s factory floor.
 

TRAVEL

Q&A: Xi’an Famous Foods’ Jason Wang Returns to His Roots We caught up with the young business owner to learn more about his recent trip to Xi’an, Beijing, and Shanghai.

Springtime Dining and Outings in San Francisco With so much to do and see, it would be a shame to stay indoors in the Bay Area this spring.
 

COOK

7 Miniature Recipes for Your Cupcake Pan Don’t just stop at cupcakes and muffins, because your cupcake pan can make your favorite savory dishes into miniature ones.

20 Great Food Magazines You Should Know About These indie food publications are worth a read.
 

RECIPES

Eggs Benedict Waffle Recipe In this recipe, the traditional English muffin is replaced with waffles, and the dish is given a fresh bite with the addition of asparagus.

Mexican Breakfast Rolls Recipe A kid-friendly recipe that calls for several store-bought items.
 

ENTERTAIN

8 Tips for Serving Uninvited Guests on the Fly These tips are for when guests just show up at your door unexpectedly.

How to Create a Stellar Eggs Benedict Bar In honor of the brunch classic we’re giving guests options.
 

VIDEO

Inside Spiaggia On a journey to visit all of this year's nominees for the James Beard Outstanding Restaurant Award, we head to Chicago.

Inside Blue Hill On a journey to go to all of this year's nominees for the James Beard Outstanding Restaurant Award, we head to New York City.
 

DRINK

Just the Taste of Beer Is Enough to Make You Happy, Study Says Researchers found that after tasting beer, men's brains showed a spike in dopamine.

George Clooney’s Tequila: How Good Is It? We tried the debonair actor's talked-about Casamigos tequila and tasted it against the competition.
 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

Coconut & Lime brings us a unique dessert recipe for "Jammy Ice Cream Soda."

Amuse Bouche highlights restaurant Salt & Fat with winning photography. 
 

Tyler Sullivan is the Assistant Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @atylersullivan

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