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7 Foods Apps You Should Download Immediately

Inevitably each year, a slew of new food and dining apps hits the digital store to be greeted with varying levels of fanfare. With only so much time to explore

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Atlanta’s Porter Beer Bar Is a Religious Experience

It was almost a decade ago that a man I was hopelessly smitten with took me to a little Atlanta hole-in-the-wall before a Mountain Goats concert. We sat outside in

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Vegan Yogurt Recalled Because It’s Not Actually Vegan

If your vegan products are marketed as “so wickedly good, you’ll barely believe its ingredients are not in the slightest bit naughty,” you may want to make sure that claim

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Despite Gentrification, This 50 Year-Old San Francisco Pin Shop Thrives

In 1967 an unexpected and, one might say, “out-of-place” shop opened on 9th Avenue and Irving Street in San Francisco’s Sunset District. At a time when Irving Street was flourishing

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The Meatball Pizza Bowl Is Olive Garden’s Latest Lunch Mash-Up

Olive Garden has done it again. The casual dining chain, best known for its generous heaps of unlimited salad and breadsticks, wants you to stuff your face with even more

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7 Party Food Ideas Inspired by This Year’s Oscar Nominees

If you’re planning on throwing an Oscar viewing party this year, it’s time to think outside the typical food spread. Instead of defaulting to frozen food appetizers and pre-made crudite

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We Ranked All of the New Diet Coke Flavors

I’m not proud of my soda habits, but I sure as hell own up to them. On many days, Diet Coke is my lifeblood, fueling my 9-to-5 grind with bubbly

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Slow Down and Smell the Spices at Oaktown Spice Shop

To walk into Oaktown Spice Shop is to take a step back in time. The shop’s hand-hewn, reclaimed wood shelves are lined with glass jars filled with colorful powders, whole

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How to Throw an Instant Pot Dinner Party

I have to admit something. As I’m writing this, I just finished an ad-lib recipe in my own Instant Pot and I was devilishly careless. Working loosely from recipes for

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Drinking Can Help You Live Longer, Says Science

You probably don’t need another reason to to grab a beer but we’ll give you one anyway. A new study claims that drinking in moderation can help extend life expectancy. Maybe

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Japanese Whisky Is Having a Moment in New York

In New York City, it’s not hard to find burgers and pizzas nearing the $40 mark. There’s at least one steak that will set you back nearly $1,000, and a

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Dark, Milk, White, and Green: This Boston-Based Chocolate Factory Puts the Environment First

“Mmm, chocolate!” If that quote doesn’t bring to mind a scene with two sisters savoring the scent of decadent chocolate, then chances are you don’t have a toddler or have

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Would You Eat Jellyfish Chips?

Would you eat chips made out of jellyfish? These Danish researchers hope so, because they’ve revolutionized the process of turning the pesky beach creatures into tasty snacks. While jellyfish chips

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A Brief History of Cadbury Creme Egg’s Many Controversies

What is it about Cadbury Creme Eggs? Has any candy inspired equal measures of rabid loyalty and fierce consternation, often by the same people? Whether you love them or loathe them,

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Starbucks Introduces a Cold Brew That Changes Colors

Starbucks latest colorful drink is way cooler (and probably better tasting) than a Unicorn Frappuccino. Their newest beverage is the Butterfly Pea Lemonade Cold Brew, which swirls shades of purple, pale

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This Salem Hot Spot Requires a Password and Only Serves One Menu Item Each Week

The first thing that comes to mind with Salem may be witches, but the city has so much more to offer. Over the last few years, the mysterious town has

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How the World’s Largest Drive-In Restaurant Has Operated for Nearly a Century

You know you are in the South when you hear men and women screaming “what’ll ya have, what’ll ya have?” as they move you down quickly through the line. If

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How to Throw a Classic Hollywood Oscar Party

Right about now, other hosts and hostesses are scrambling to assemble a Franken-buffet in tribute to the locations of this year’s Best Picture nominations: a gooey butter cake for “Three

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What Is the Difference Between Hummus and Falafel?

If you’ve been spending all your time in the produce section of your grocery store, you’ve been missing out on a super nutrient-packed and versatile legume that can be found

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Seltzer and Natural Syrups Can Help Kick That Soda Addiction

Seltzer is all the rage right now thanks to LaCroix, Polar, and a bunch of other brands. But drinking slightly essenced seltzer might not be enough sweetness if you drink

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The Weirdest Food Served at the White House

Presidential eating habits are a hot topic, though the most interesting ones to read about are generally the quirks and the faux pas, from Reagan’s jelly bean dependency to Bush

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