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A Case Study in Cocktails: New Orleans Is Home to Some of the Longest-Standing Classics

New Orleans might not lay direct claim to being the birthplace of the cocktail; the credit is a contested one involving matters of semantics and publication. Where the subject is

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Are Pink Kit Kats Finally Coming to America?

We first marveled at these miraculous Pink Kit Kats  when they were introduced in Japan and Korea earlier this year. But before you start to roll your eyes, let us

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New Orleans’ Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History

The 300th birthday of New Orleans is here and the city that didn’t take Hurricane Katrina sitting down is back and better than ever. The Big Easy’s culture of food

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Pot Ice Cream May Be the Comfort Food of the Future

Until recently, David Yusefzadeh would never have imagined he’d be part of Massachusetts’ burgeoning cannabis industry. Clean-cut and dressed in khaki pants and a button-down shirt, he looks more like

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Here’s How to Get a 5-Pound Cinnamon Roll Delivered to Your House

Wolferman’s Bakery recently broke a world record for the largest cinnamon roll. The gooey monstrosity weighed a whopping 1,149.7 pounds! It took over 11 hours to bake and more than

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These Dallas Wine Bars Specialize in Wine By-the-Glass

One of the joys of small plates dining is the opportunity to experiment; a spectrum of flavors and textures dance across the tongue in a series of successive bites. A

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8 Ways to Use Hemp Seeds for 4/20

No, hemp seeds won’t get you buzzed, but they do have a ton of highly attractive health benefits. The little guys, which are the seeds of a variety of the

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Bringing Your Ballpark Food Favorites Home

You know what I love? Baseball. There’s just something about it, you know? As America’s pastime, it’s so historically and culturally significant—patriotic, in fact. As a summer sport, it was

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A 91-Year-Old Man May Make One of the Best Burgers in LA

Tucked away in the San Fernando Valley in an industrial section of Van Nuys stands one of the last of a dying breed: a true old-fashioned Southern California burger stand.

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In Miami, Stone Crabs are King

If you were to design the perfect food, what would it look like, what would it taste like and how would it exist in the world around you? If you

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The Latest Ketchup Innovation, Mayochup, Is Basically Just Fry Sauce

While ketchup is considered the king of condiments by many, mayonnaise and mustard also have their ardent fans. All three have equally passionate detractors as well, but there are others

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Taco Bell’s Latest Breakfast Hybrid Is the French Toast Chalupa

Taco Bell is no stranger to fast food mash-ups. This is the chain that invented Kit Kat Quesadillas and Nacho Fries after all. Their latest breakfast item follows in their

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How to Make Weed Wine

With public approval of marijuana legalisation at an all-time high, more and more people are incorporating marijuana into their relaxation and socializing routines. While a bottle of wine is a

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Ben’s Chili Bowl Serves Up DC’s Sloppy Dog and Offbeat History

The story surrounding how a simple sausage creation became a beloved Washington staple may vary, nevertheless, the spicy frank left an enduring imprint on locals. The district simply would not

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How a Carolina Reaper Sent One Man to the Hospital

Here’s some seriously spicy news. After eating the world’s hottest pepper in a chili-eating contest, a man ended up in the hospital with extremely painful headaches. Just one Carolina Reaper

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Universal Eats: Was Porridge the First Dish Ever Cooked?

Porridge has an unsexy reputation. When you think of the food,  you probably think of lumpy, mushy oatmeal. It’s something so visually unappealing that Goldilocks could barely find an adequate

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The Curious Magic of Mh Zh, Silver Lake’s Little Slab of Israel

There’s no website. There’s no phone number. There’s no sign on the door. Even its most frequent guests are known to ask, “Wait, what’s that place again?”

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11 Date Night Salmon Dinners for Two

So, you’ve just volunteered to cook dinner for you and your significant other—perhaps for the first time—and now you’re officially freaking out. You want to impress them with your culinary

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CrossFit’s New Meal Kit Serves Up a Lot of Raw Meat

CrossFit—the super intense exercise regime embraced by the toughest, strongest, and often dubious bros out there—is hopping on the food kit bandwagon. And just as you’d expect, it’s as beefy as those

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Why Do Some Avocados Taste Like Eggs?

While avocados are generally amazing, sometimes they have issues: brown strings (aka vascular bundles); dark, mushy spots; too-soft or too-firm flesh. Getting them when they’re perfectly ripe mitigates most problems.

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What Is the Difference Between White and Whole Wheat Bread?

Growing up, you were probably told that whole wheat bread was always healthier than white bread. They also cost about the same at the store, but what are the actual

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