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‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Leah Chase Honored with James Beard Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award
In recognition of her contributions to Southern food culture, legendary Creole chef and restaurateur Leah Chase has been named the recipient of the James Beard Lifetime Achievement for 2016. New Orleans’ 31 Best Restaurants (...
Wine Is Best When Paired with the Right Music
Listening to music while drinking wine can make that wine 15 percent more enjoyable, suggests a recent study from Oxford University. Different wines needed different music to maximize flavor, but researchers also found that sound had an effect on the taste and texture of wine. Heavy red wines like malbec, for example, tasted heavier when paired...

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The future is now, and it’s in the form of lettuce-harvesting robots. Japanese lettuce production company Spread is creating the world’s first farm manned entirely by robots, according to Tech Insider. The farm, which is set to open in 2017, is an upgrade to the company’s existing indoor farm, which currently produces about 21,000 heads of lettuce...
coffee
While most of us have heard about the health benefits of drinking coffee, a new study has found that increasing coffee consumption may substantially reduce the risk of liver cirrhosis, according to Medical News Today. Researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. analyzed data from nine long-term studies which in total cover nearly...
This is further proof that chocolate belongs on everything.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, sweethearts and singles around the world are coming up with ever-creative ways to celebrate the real reason for the season: chocolate. Japan is no exception.[related]Mensho, a small chain of restaurants in Japan, has announced a limited-edition special chocolate ramen available starting February 1 at the Yurakucho...
Serving ordinary pizza during the Super Bowl parties is just so passé.
Pizza Hut is trying to up the ante this Super Bowl Sunday with a golden opportunity for football and pizza fans: It is making 50 pizzas topped with $100 of 24-karat gold to celebrate the Big Game’s 50th anniversary.[related]Unfortunately, you can’t just order the Golden Stuffed Garlic Knots pizza: It’s only available as a contest promotion...