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Absinthe Will Get You in Trouble

Absinthe has a pretty elaborate set-up, which is part of the fun. The fact that real absinthe is illegal is beside the point. READ MORE

Cold Drippy Sweet

Celebrate the last sundae of the season. READ MORE

McMorning Now to Span Length of Entire McDay

In an announcement sure to be ignored by purveyors and consumers of fine food everywhere, McDonald’s has announced that it may soon offer its breakfast menu all day long. READ MORE

Build Your Own Burrito Bar

Bring your local taqueria home, dress it up, and throw it a party. READ MORE

Can Super Marketing Save the Grocery Store?

The New York Times takes a look at traditional supermarkets, which, despite embracing technology, are losing ground to upstart rivals. READ MORE

Got Meat?

Want to know where your steak’s coming from? Buy it at the source, says today’s San Francisco Chronicle in an article about the rising numbers of consumers going straight to the farm to get their meat. READ MORE

America’s Next Top Wino

Striking the gastronomic reality show iron while it’s hot, PBS has gathered 12 purple-lipped contestants who will compete for the opportunity to create and uncork their own wine labels. READ MORE

Brined for a Fight

A funny entry about oversalted potato-chip chicken on the Failed Recipes LiveJournal inspires some lively commentary on people’s tolerance for the mineral. READ MORE

Champa Laos: Winning Thai Fusion in Cherry Hill, NJ

Champa Laos does elegant, nuanced East-West fusion–which it describes as “Thai-Lao-French”–without sacrificing any robust seasoning, according to our first reports. michelle71 characterizes the flavors as delicate yet complex, and not Americanized i READ MORE

The Chinatown Beat: Two Roast Meat Contenders

OK 218 roasts superior chicken and duck, boasting beautiful skin and flavorful meat, reports wleatherette. No reports yet on the noodles, congees, seafood, or casseroles at this Cantonese place. ... READ MORE