Best Food News On The Web: 01/03/2014

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.


Salad with a Side of Dead Frog We've heard of frogs' legs, but come on...

Pub Blames Burglars for Watered-Down Vodka Harry's Pub says its customer overreacted to being served a shot of straight water instead of vodka.



10 Foods with Healthy Fats Find out which foods have healthy fats and include them in your diet.

8 New Year's Recipes for Good Luck Celebrate the new year with these festive recipes for good fortune in the coming year.



Woojeon Green Tea Recipe Woojeon is the "first flush" of green tea picked in South Korea, meaning that it is the earliest picked in the season.

Black Truffle Potato Purée Recipe These potatoes with black truffle butter are a special side dish for your table.



11 Restaurants That Still Make You Wear a Jacket Some restaurants will never go casual.

10 Times People Made Clothes Out of Food Why eat it when you can wear it? (Asked no one, ever)



Dr. Verma's Verdict: Juice Cleanses — Hype or Healthy? Juice Cleanses are a popular way to start the new year — but are they good for you?

Bloody Marias to the Hangover Rescue Bloody Marias are the new Bloody Mary. Pass it on.



Top 10 Places for Haggis in the U.K. Here are some of the U.K.'s top-reviewed places to find haggis.

Making Tamales at Capella Pedregal in Mexico Learn how to make your own tamales (and salsa) at the Capella Pedregal resort in Mexico.



10 Things You Didn't Know About Martha Stewart From her dating life to her permanent record, we found great facts on the entertaining guru.

10 Fun and Festive Winter Wedding Cakes Walk down the aisle in a winter wonderland with these cakes.



Life of an Oyster Farmer Walrus and Carpenter Oysters Owner Jules Opton-Himmel discusses farming the perfect oysters.

The Burger Melt at The 50 Yard Lounge Spencer Rubin of New York City's Melt Shop whips up his burger melt that will be available at The 50 Yard Lounge during Super Bowl week.



Apple and Blackberry Cake Here's a great cake to ring in the New Year.

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Bacon makes everything awesome, doesn't it?


Haley WIllard is The Daily Meal's assistant editor. Follow her on Twitter @haleywillrd.