An ode to mac and cheese, the poster child for processed food

Cover: We love to bad-mouth processed foods – usually while our mouths are full of it. IcemanJ via Getty Images An ode to mac and cheese, the poster child for processed food We love to bad-mouth processed foods – usually while our mouths are full of it. IcemanJ via Getty Images Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State …

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How England became the ‘sweetshop of Europe’

Cover: By the 17th century, wealthy Britons were already experiencing the delights of expensive sugar confections. Wikimedia Commons How England became the ‘sweetshop of Europe’ By the 17th century, wealthy Britons were already experiencing the delights of expensive sugar confections. Wikimedia Commons Mimi Goodall, University of Oxford In September 1591, Queen Elizabeth I stopped during …

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Cheers! How the physics of fizz contributes to human happiness

Cover Photo by Getty Images Think of the last time you had something to celebrate. If you toasted the happy occasion, your drink was probably alcoholic – and bubbly. Have you ever wondered why it’s so enjoyable to imbibe a glass of something that sets off a series of microexplosions in your mouth? A glass …

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Leftovers, as one French chef put it, ‘can be as good as, if not better than, the first time they are served.’ Tom Grundy/Shutterstock.com

What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look to the French

Cover: Leftovers, as one French chef put it, ‘can be as good as, if not better than, the first time they are served.’ Tom Grundy/Shutterstock.com What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look to the French Leftovers, as one French chef put it, ‘can be as good as, if not better than, the first time …

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Wines and their labels: crafting narratives that speak to us

Cover: Behind labels’ designs, brand storytellings. Wines and their labels: crafting narratives that speak to us Behind labels’ designs, brand storytellings. Franck Celhay, Montpellier Business School – UGEI Marketing professionals often consider packaging to be a product’s primary means of communication. It communicates explicit and implicit messages to the consumer, particularly through its visual aspect. In the wine …

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Ole’! Ole’! Spanish-Inspired Fitness Beer Palmia is Making a Splash

Palmia raises $50,000 in 48 hours on crowdfunding site WeFunder after it sold out of its Spanish-inspired fitness beer, to make more of its popular beer.     Ole’! Ole’! Spanish-Inspired Fitness Beer Palmia Sells Out Turning to Crowd-Funding to Make Next Batch   Palmia raises $50,000 in 48 hours on crowdfunding site WeFunder after …

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society – SMWS – Comes to America

cover photo credit: Gabi Porter, 2016, at Fine & Rare, NYC Scotch Malt Whisky Society – SMWS – Comes to America   By: Amber Creighton   It’s holiday time in New York City and holiday receptions abound. However, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s (SMWS) private tasting event held on December 1, 2016, announcing their expansion …

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A Hidden Treasure in The Heart of Monaco Beneath the Hotel de Paris

    A HIDDEN TREASURE IN THE HEART OF MONACO   NICOLE FORREST GREEN     Amidst all Monaco has to offer that is distinct and rare, I had the unique opportunity last year of visiting one of the Principality’s best kept secrets, the private wine cellars of the iconic Hotel de Paris.   Carved …

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INDULGENCE FOR A GOOD CAUSE: WINE AND WISHES 2015

    Indulgence for a Good Cause: Wine and Wishes 2015 Written By:  Raymond Castillo     On the evening of Feb 7, 2015, as many as 800 attendees traveled to Treasure Island for the 14th Annual Wine & Wishes fund raising event.  This was a celebration organized together with the city’s best chefs and …

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TRUFFLE MAGIC at the 5th NAPA TRUFFLE FESTIVAL

Truffles indeed remind us to stop and appreciate the finer things in life, to seek great food experiences and to continue to explore what the dynamic California culinary scene has in store. Because life is too short for anything less. TRUFFLE MAGIC at the 5th NAPA TRUFFLE FESTIVAL by: Carla Sia In life, there are …

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