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Where to Celebrate Negroni Week in San Francisco

What’s the deal with Negroni Week? Glad you asked! Negroni Week is entering its 6th year next week, from June 4-10, and the whole point is two-fold: 1) to drink

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New Research Suggests Green Tea May Help Reduce Risk of Heart Attacks

New research suggests that a substance found in green tea could help reduce the risk of heart attacks. A recent study found that a molecule in the tea called epigallocatechin

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Would You Drink Beer Made From Sewage Water?

Anyone who imbibed in college has had their share of crappy beer, much of which is semi-affectionately referred to as “piss water”—but at least Natural Ice, Hamm’s, and Keystone are

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A.1. Sauce Candles Are the Father’s Day Gift Your Dad Never Asked For

We’ve seen our fair share of food-scented candles on the market. Fruit scents are classic candle staples, but beyond that Bath & Body Works even has an entire line of

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A Guide to Sea Salt Varieties and How to Pair Them with Food

The rise of paleo diets and the organic craze has changed the way that we look at food (and how much we’re willing to pay for that avocado), but one

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What Is the Difference Between Regular, Raw, and Manuka Honey?

If you’ve visited any Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods lately, you might have noticed an abundance of honey and honey-based products lining the shelves. Honey, or apiculture (the technical term

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What’s the Difference Between Catsup and Ketchup?

Just put it on your fries and don't worry about it.

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Friday Food Finds: Curry Coconut Chips, Mochi Ice Cream, Quinoa Cookies, and More!

It’s Friday! You’ve made it! Time to let your hair down and stock up on a plethora of delicious snacks for the weekend. For this week’s Food Finds, it was

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A Nutritional Breakdown of the Country’s Most Popular Pizza Chains

Chain pizza—it’s definitely not good for you. And sometimes it doesn’t even taste good. But occasionally you just crave a greasy guilty pleasure that only the likes of Domino’s can

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What Is the Difference Between Angus Beef and Regular Beef?

It’s a bit of a rarity these days, but sometimes big questions do have simple answers. For example, what’s the difference between Angus beef and “regular” beef? Easy: The breed

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Savory Shortcakes Are the Perfect Easy Summer Dinner

Strawberry shortcake is an exemplary summer dessert that also happens to be perfectly acceptable for breakfast (fruit, biscuits, and cream all have a traditional place at the morning table, after

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If You Don’t Like Cheese, You’ll Want to Hear About This Crazy McDonald’s Lawsuit

Sometimes restaurants charge more for customized orders. This practice seems fine, especially if you’re asking for additional sides or fancy substitutions. But what if you’re asking for an ingredient to

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What Is Oat Milk and Why Has It Become So Popular?

Lately, there is a milky revolution going on and, no, I am not referring to Milk the drag queen. Oat milk has aggressively been pushing its way into many a

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Burger King Celebrates National Doughnut Day in the Dumbest Way Possible

The first Friday in June is one of summer’s most glorious food holidays—National Doughnut Day! Naturally chains like Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, and Tim Horton’s get in on the action,

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What Is the Difference Between Sorbet and Sherbet?

Now that it’s almost summer, you’re probably gobbling down lots of frozen treats. If you overdosed on ice cream or are just craving something a little lighter, you might want

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How to Make a Perfect Biscuit

Biscuits are many things to many people—round and flat cookies to the British, skinny and crunchy accompaniments to coffee for the Italians—but at Kahnfections in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood, the

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Your Standard Gin and Tonic Deserves a Summertime Upgrade

Step into a basic liquor store, or a specialty liquor shop, and notice the gin aisle stocked with countless bottle options, from the U.K.’s classic Beefeater to lauded German boutique

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Can Chewing Gum While Walking Help You Burn Calories?

Good news for super-coordinated people everywhere. A new study claims that chewing gum while exercising increases heart rate in both men and women, and even burns a higher amount calories

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All Hail Fudgie the Whale, The Best Ice Cream Cake There Is

First loves—and first infatuations—never truly lose their power. Even if it’s been two decades since you last shared space with the object of your affection, memory makes them hyper-real, and

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The Best Food Secrets at Summer’s Most Popular Music Festivals

Music festivals have come a long way since the first—1967’s Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain— where the only thing anyone ate was LSD dropped on the crowds by Grateful Dead’s

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What Is the Difference Between Kombucha and Kefir?

Before we get started, let’s talk about probiotics. Wellness experts encourage us to work them into our daily regimens because they aid the digestive system and, thus, our “gut health.”

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