LifeStyle: Food & Drink

Burgers Are For Boys and Salads Are For Girls

Tuesday  14:24,   24 may 2016
The Atlantic

Your lunch is packaged with gender-based assumptions.There are countless commercials and advertisements of lithe, happy women giggling while eating salad or floating a skewered tomato to their mouths. Meanwhile, their male counterparts are often[...]

Crumbs! Use your loaf and save dough by recycling bread, says Nancy Birtwhistle

Tuesday  14:24,   24 may 2016
Press Association

The millions of slices of stale bread thrown away each day could be used in puddings, croutons or shepherd's pie topping, The Great British Bake Off winner Nancy Birtwhistle said. Birtwhistle, who won the BBC competition last year, is backing a [...]

Don't Look Now, But This Tomato Seriously Resembles A Duck

Tuesday  14:24,   24 may 2016
Huffington Post UK

<p>When Marie Davidek checked on the fruit and veg she was growing at her Michigan allotment last week, there was a little surprise waiting for her</p>When Marie Davidek checked on the fruit and veg she was growing at her Michigan allotment[...]

Moral Domino's Customer Returns $1,300 Found in Chicken Wing Order

Tuesday  14:23,   24 may 2016
Eater

<p>Mike Vegas from Berkley, California was surprised to discover $1,300 (£850) in cash stacked inside his Domino's delivery box last weekend.</p>A man in Berkley, California was surprised to discover $1,300 (£850) in cash stacked inside[...]

Britain's oldest brewer sold 75 million pints last year

Tuesday  14:23,   24 may 2016
Business Insider

Shepherd Neame, Britain's oldest brewery, had a pretty good year. The Kent brewery, which was founded in 1698, on Wednesday put out full-year results that show pre-tax profit up 9.4% to £9.6 million.Shepherd Neame, Britain's oldest brewery, had[...]

15 awesome beers you can only get during Oktoberfest

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Business Insider

For a limited time, breweries across the world are whipping up special-edition blends to commemorate Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of German culture and beer. Our friends at Graphiq looked at awards and reviews from RateBeer and BeerAdvocate[...]

Pope Francis Is on a Diet, but He'd Like to Try New York Pizza

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Eater

And, folks in Philadelphia are creating various Pope-related foodstuffs. — Pope Francis is stateside for his first U.S. tour, and unlike other travelers who might overindulge at restaurants while on vacation, His Holiness seems to be sticking to a[...]

Gordon Ramsay Just Unleashed Another Restaurant Upon Hong Kong

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Eater

Shouty reality TV chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsay has just opened yet another new restaurant, his second in Hong Kong: The South China Morning Postsays London House.Despite some recent legal troubles, Ramsay has been opening new restaurants at[...]

Lindt Teddy Defeats Haribo Bear In Court

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Sky News

The Lindt teddy has seen off a legal challenge from Haribo's golden bear after a court dismissed claims that it violated a trademark. The ruling in Germany means Lindt can continue to sell the chocolate bears it introduced in 2011.The[...]

The Hidden Danger in Eating Oysters

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
The Atlantic

Why you should steer clear of raw mollusks.From the stand-up street food of the 1800s to the power lunches and happy hours of today, oysters on the half shell have always been a staple of New York City dining. But there are hidden risks in throwing[...]

Mcdonald's reveals its first organic hamburger

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Quartz

McDonald’s is rolling out its first organic hamburger, called the “McB,” starting in October. The burger, sourced from organic farms in Germany and Austria, will…The burger, sourced from organic farms in Germany and Austria, will be available in[...]

Starbucks sued for allegedly serving hot chocolate spiked with cleaning products

Tuesday  14:22,   24 may 2016
Eater

Again. Starbucks has found itself the target of another lawsuit: A Seattle-area woman is suing the Frappuccino giant for serving her hot chocolate that was allegedly contaminated with cleaning solution, reports the Seattle[...]

North Sea cod no longer on red list of 'fish to avoid'

Tuesday  14:21,   24 may 2016
Press Association

Conservationists have taken North Sea cod off a red list of "fish to avoid" eating, as the ailing fishery begins to show signs of recovery. The fishery, which collapsed in the 1980s as a result of overfishing, has risen above dangerously[...]

Blotting Pizza With a Napkin Really Does Cut Down on Calories

Tuesday  14:21,   24 may 2016
Mental Floss

<p>According to calculations, blotting off the pizza grease can soak up 6611.2 calories in a year, or nearly two pounds’ worth of fat.</p>Benign and universally beloved as it seems, pizza is a food that’s rife with controversy. The New[...]

One weird cocktail has spread to menus worldwide. Because it works.

Tuesday  14:21,   24 may 2016
The Washington Post

<p>Trinidad Sour: A cocktail that has as its base spirit not gin, not rye, but aromatic bitters: Angostura, specifically, with its perky yellow cap and oversize-David-Byrne-suit label.</p>Every time I see the Trinidad Sour creep onto a[...]