Best Food News on the Web: 11/22/2013

Second servings of great food and drink stories from The Daily Meal that you may have missed this week

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.


McRib No Longer Available Nationally McDonald's has pulled the limited-time offering from its national menu.

Amsterdam Project Pays Alcoholics with Beer The Rainbow Foundation project decided to kill two birds with one stone and employed alcoholics to clean the streets.



Unhealthiest Junk in the Junk Food Aisle Salty, crunchy, delicious… and terrible for you.

America’s 25 Best Buffalo Wings It’s not as easy as it looks to fry up the perfect wing.



'Taste Taiwan' Chefs Selected for Culinary Tour of Taiwan Three lucky chefs from North America were selected for an eight-day culinary tour of Taiwan.

Paris Hotels Offer Free Drinks at 'Dishonesty Hour' Pavillon de la Reine and its two sister hotels let guest mix their own drinks, for free, during their new 'Dishonesty Hour'.



Thanksgiving Desserts: How to Make Them Whether you serve pumpkin pie or not, dessert is a must on Turkey Day.

Is There a Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder? You don’t have to be a scientist to understand the chemical reactions in baking.



Chef David Burke’s Dishwasher Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe If your oven fails this holiday, you can cook your turkey in the diswasher.

Game Day 7-Layer Dip Recipe Everyone knows that game day celebrations aren’t complete without the delicious tailgate feast.



Thanksgiving: Exploring the Holiday as a Whole From the history to the holiday table, we share everything we know about Thanksgiving.

How Many Calories Are on Your Thanksgiving Plate? We break down the Thanksgiving plate so you know what you’re in for.



Beaujolais Nouveau Arrives Again; Does Anybody Care? Nouveau-mania has died down in recent years, but the wine keeps coming.

Turkey-Loving Wines for Thanksgiving Here are a few wines that will pair well with your Thanksgiving meal.



The Gin & It Brooke Arthur of Portland's House Spirits Distillery shows us how to make this wintry gin cocktail.

How to Eat Filipino Food Nicole Ponseca of Maharlika in New York City teaches us how to eat filipino food with a fork and spoon (or just with our hands). Produced by Jessica Chou.



The Perfect Turkey Roast Plated | The Dish cooks "the perfect turkey roast" that is tender with a crispy skin.

Blueberry Pancakes Feed Your Soul Too shares a recipe for fluffy blueberry pancakes made from scratch.



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