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8 Easy April Fool’s Day Pranks To Pull On Your Foodie Friends

Today is the only day of the year when you take full caution when turning into a corner, paranoid that one of your family or friends has planned to pull a prank on you. It’s the day of the year … Continue reading

Spring Recipes: David Noto’s Citrus Spritz

David Noto is the founder of Altaneve, who descended from over ten generations of Italian wine makers. He grew up in a family whose history was entrenched in the world of winemaking. He worked as an engineer in Italy, but … Continue reading

17 Exciting Ways to Devour Bacon

During the last thirty years, America’s affinity for bacon has moved from mild obsession to bacon mania, thanks in large part to the Internet and progressive chefs like Heston Blumenthal, who popularized dishes rooted in molecular gastronomy such as Smoked … Continue reading

11 Popular Fast Foods You’ll Never Have To Buy Again

Doctors and dietitians warn us incessantly about the risks in eating fast food. But in spite of all the dire admonitions, many of us continue to enjoy an occasional burger and fries for one very good reason — fast food … Continue reading

48 Brilliant Kitchen Tips To Save Money And Time

The best way to eat healthy and save money is to cook all of your food at home. Here are 48 ingenious tips that will save you loads of time and money in the kitchen, inspired by Buzzfeed. (Click ‘Next’ … Continue reading

10 Best Beer and Wine Drinking Bicycles

The European trade publication “The Drinks Business” has assembled an amusing collection of unique bicycles. While most bikes are designed for speed or rough terrain, these bicycles are devoted to the ease and convenience of transporting your favorite beer and … Continue reading

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day With These 19 Delicious Recipes

In the early seventeenth century, Saint Patrick’s Day was an official Christian feast day and commemorates Saint Patrick, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day is also a celebration of the heritage and culture of the Irish … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Andrea Correale’s St. Patrick’s Day Mojito

Andrea Correale is one of the finest caterers in New York. The Elegant Affairs empire she has established had a very humble beginning right in her childhood home, where her mother, Marie Correale, taught her how to design a table … Continue reading

50 Of The “Best” Drinking Songs Ever Recorded

With more than 22 million monthly readers, Time Out reports on entertainment and events in major cities across the globe. (source) In celebration of music devoted to beer, whiskey, wine and even white lightning, Time Out contributors have assembled what … Continue reading

14 Restaurant Workers Reveal the One Item You Should Never Order

In a previous article we featured warnings from restaurant employees on what items on the menu to absolutely avoid gleaned from Reddit. (source) After a recent similar question was posed on Reddit — “Fast food workers of Reddit, what should … Continue reading

19 Myths You Should Know About Nutrition

Good nutrition plays a vital role in preventing many known health issues. A poor diet can cause deficiency diseases such as scurvy, and can contribute to obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. But not all nutritional advice is sound. For … Continue reading

14 Outrageous Ways To Make Coffee

In the fifties and sixties, the primary method used to brew coffee was with a coffee percolator. Today, most everyone I know uses the drip coffee method to brew their morning cup of coffee, which originated in the 1970′s with … Continue reading

The 25 Funniest Food Name Fails Ever

Most food companies are willing to shell out millions of bucks just to come up with the perfect name, logo, and packaging design to entice their potential consumers into buying their products. But then, there are these companies (mostly Chinese … Continue reading

8 Step Beginner’s Guide to French Wine

The most celebrated red wines, white wines, sparkling wines, and sweet wines all come from France, who has led the world in winemaking for centuries. According to “French Wine For Dummies,” French wines differ from American wines in three major … Continue reading

A Rare Look At The Favorite Foods of 5 U.S. Presidents

Whenever I travel, I get a kick out of conducting a little historical research on my destination. Information on a city or town’s background always adds an interesting dimension to a visit. That same enriched experience can apply to food, … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Kellie Rowland’s Creamy Chai Tea Cocktail

With over 9 years of shaking up and serving drinks, with four of it spent at JW Marriott Grand Rapids, Kellie Rowland boasts of her unparalleled experience and uncanny palate for amazing flavors. She has won the 2012 Wave award … Continue reading

Health Dept Shuts Down “Dumb Starbucks” Store Hoax

On the weekend a few weeks back, and seemingly out of nowhere, a parody of Starbucks opened in Los Angeles called “Dumb Starbucks.” (source) And from the outside store sign to the inside decor, the coffee shop appeared totally identical … Continue reading

2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation has finally announced the semifinalists for their 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards at a formal event in Orlando, Florida. The 2014 James Beard Awards ceremony will take place in New York City on May 2 and … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 Trailer and Fun Drinking Games

HBO has recently released the third trailer of the upcoming Season 4 of the Game of Thrones Series. We’ve waited a long time for its return, and the latest sneak preview will surely make you even more giddy in excitement! … Continue reading

Americans React to Australian Snack Foods

The BuzzFeed team in Australia sent their colleagues in America some of their country’s iconic snacks. (source) The guys from the US made a smart move when they decided to taste test the Australian snacks in front of the camera. … Continue reading

17 Hunger Game Lessons From Jennifer Lawrence

Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has been ridiculed by the Hollywood press for her junk food obsession. On one occasion, eyebrows were raised because Lawrence apparently got Dorito dust on the sexy white dress she wore in the movie “American … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks For Upcoming 2014 SXSW Festival

Every year in March the gurus from the tech, film, and music industry make their way to an interactive event called South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. (source) South by Southwest, run by SXSW Inc., hosts three other conferences … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Borgata Hotel’s Beast Mode Cocktail

Located at the heart of Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa offers an incomparable hotel experience to travelers in the East Coast. This casino-hotel boasts of its premium 2,000 rooms that rival those found in New York and Las … Continue reading

28 Secrets Cruise Lines Are Hush-Hush About

Cruise Critic, a leading cruise reviews and information site catering to the cruise community, suggests the more you cruise, the more you become privy to unofficial cruising “secrets.” By meticulously exploring their Message Boards, Cruise Critic harvested 28 rare and … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Project 1919′s The Hymie Weiss

Project 1919 is the newest venture by owner of Mulberry Project Nick Boccio, together with star mixologists Sam Ziar and Jasper Soffer. Project 1919 is a three-month pop-up speakeasy located behind a secret (not for long), slotted door within Mulberry … Continue reading

20 Hilariously Honest Food Brand Slogans

Graphic designer Clif Dickens poked fun at our favorite food brands and rewrote their slogans to reflect what consumers really think of them! McDonald’s You know you won’t find yourself at a McDonald’s Drive-Thru if you have more than $4, … Continue reading

6 Tips on Being A Vegas VIP on a Poor Man’s Budget

According to the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, casino revenues on the Vegas strip dropped for 22 straight months during the last recession, and the city became the unofficial foreclosure capital of the U.S. (source) In … Continue reading

30 Foods You Should Stop Buying Forever

Based on information gleaned from our website, along with shrewd money saving suggestions via Dollar Savvy Magazine, we’ve listed 30 Foods You Should Stop Buying Forever in order to improve your health and save money. (Click Next to see the … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Project 1919′s The George “Bugs” Moran

The dining and cocktail lounge Mulberry Project will make you warmer this winter, as they have opened a pop up bar called Project 1919, which will offer cocktail aficionados a chance to enjoy barrel-aged spirits in a secret (until now) … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Mulberry Project’s Alpine Sailor Hot Cocoa Drink

Industry leaders with unparalleled experience developed Mulberry Project, a dining spot offering unique cocktails and delicious Mexican fare. With a strong emphasis on quality service and hospitality, Mulberry Project is a premiere neighborhood destination. Mulberry Project is Nolita’s cocktail and dining hotspot … Continue reading

Pot and Hashish-Infused Foods Remain Unregulated in Colorado

Last year, Washington and Colorado legalized recreational marijuana sales. Adult Colorado residents are now allowed to buy up to an ounce of marijuana per transaction. (source) A sushi mini-chain with locations in Denver and Boulder has introduced pot pairing menus … Continue reading

Recipe for Weekend Hercules Punch

A few weeks ago, a very bad storm hit New Jersey. It was a pretty bad storm, and I was stuck working from home all day. Luckily, by the time 5-o-clock came around, it was safe enough for me to … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Andrea Correale’s Dark Icy Heart Cocktail

Andrea Correale, one of the finest New York caterers, found inspiration from her mom, who taught her how a table can be beautifully prepared with creativity on any budget. This has inspired her, even at a tender age of 16, … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Andrea Correale’s Devil’s Spiked Tea

Learning from her mom that a table can be beautifully set with creativity on any budget was the humble beginnings of Andrea Correale’s entrepreneurial career. She has opened her own “event staff for hire” company at age 16 in Long … Continue reading

What’s The Best Alcohol To Drink While Dieting?

Drinking wine, beer, or hard liquor while dieting can be a mixed bag. On one hand, having a drink may take the edge off any anxiety dieting may create, but may also make you lose self-control causing you to overeat. … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Borgata Hotel’s Orange Crush

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City offers an unparalleled hotel experience on the East Coast. The casino-hotel’s 2,000 rooms rival those once found in cities like New York and Las Vegas. Since they opened in 2003, Borgata has … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Borgata Hotel’s Manning Margarita

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City offers an unparalleled travel experience on the East Coast. The casino hotel has 2,000 rooms that rival those found only in cities like New York and Las Vegas. Borgata has been basking … Continue reading

The Ultimate Beer Cocktail for Super Bowl Sunday

For all the ladies who are non-traditional beer drinkers, learn to prepare the ultimate tailgate party with beer and Owl’s Brew, a tea crafted for creating mouth-watering cocktails. Mix Owl’s Brew with your boyfriends beer, and — voila! — a … Continue reading

Winter Recipes: Lisa Lillien’s Blendy Vanilla Bliss

The Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien, is a New York Times best-selling author and found of Hungry-Girl.com, a website that features a free daily email service that both entertains and keep people in the know on the latest news about food … Continue reading

New York City’s Water Tanks Contaminated With E. Coli

Americans have been warned for years not to drink the water when traveling to Mexico for fear of contracting “Montezuma’s Revenge,” or what’s known as “traveler’s diarrhea.” (source) According to the CDC, an estimated 10 million people, or roughly 20% … Continue reading