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A-peeling? Japanese farmers invent edible banana skin

If you don’t like bananas then read no more – if you do then today is a day of joyFirst there were avocados with no stones; now we have bananas with edible skin.A Japanese farm uses what it calls the “freeze thaw awakening method” to grow bananas that have a softer, digestible peel. Continue reading...
Tags: Japan, Life and style, World news, Asia Pacific, Food & Drink, Fruit

Counting calories not key to weight loss, study finds

People in the study who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed foods while eating plenty of vegetables and whole foods — without worrying about cutting calories or portion sizes — lost significant amounts of weight over the course of a year.
Tags: Health, Wellness, News, Food & Drink, Nation & World

Cocoa: sweet dessert, or health food?

While we often think “sweet” when we think of cocoa, it adds deep flavor and potential health benefits to many savory dishes, too.
Tags: Wellness, News, Life, Food & Drink

TriBeCa's Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One: An urban vertical farm producing rare ingredients for some of NYC's best restaurants

There's one window into TriBeCa's Farm.One, a series of hydroponic vertical gardens producing greens for some of NYC's best restaurants. That window, however, faces into the building and walking by it gives reason to pause. There, just beyond the glass...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Restaurants, Farms, Food-drink, Tribeca, Newyorkcity, Hydroponics, Urbanfarming, Farmone, Robertlaing

Drink in the view: BrewDog to open its first UK ‘beer hotel’

The craft beer brand has revealed plans for a 26-room hotel next to its brewery in Scotland for guests looking for a hoppy holiday – and those who just want to get drunk without leaving their roomWith beer taps in the bedroom and a fridge of beer in the shower, plans for BrewDog’s new hotel appear “focused” on removing the need for movement in pursuit of the next drink. Then again, for those that really love beer, this could be the proverbial in a brewery that dreams are made of. Related: The ...
Tags: Travel, Business, UK, Scotland, Hotels, Life and style, UK News, Aberdeen, Beer, Food & Drink, Food And Drink, Bars and clubs, Scotland Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Brewdog, Jon Henley

Former Seattle writer explores the young, well-intentioned pioneers of ‘Hippie Food’

From the creation of Tofurky to the birth of the organic brown-rice industry, Jonathan Kauffman’s new book looks into an American food revolution.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, Jonathan Kauffman

British KFC Fans Are Freaking Out Because the Stores Don’t Have Any Chicken

A supply chain breakdown has left KFC's U.K. operations on a wing and a praye
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Companies, Food & Drink, United Kingdom, Kfc, Great Britain, Onetime

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says

Researchers discovered that subjects who drank about two glasses of beer or wine a day were 18 percent less likely to experience a premature death.
Tags: Health, Wellness, News, Food & Drink, Nation & World

Buy: Cocoa Tamarind Mole Chili Paste

There are 15 herbs and spices, and four varieties of chili peppers in Entube's Cocoa Tamarind Mole Chili Paste, as well as dark chocolate and tamarind. This all-natural, classically-inspired paste makes for a seasoning or sauce unlike any other. It...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Oaxaca, Food_drink, Condiments, Mole, Allnatural, Entube, Jacobsensalt, Chilipaste, Cocoa Tamarind Mole Chili Paste

Norman Walsh obituary

My father, Norman Walsh, who has died aged 83, won the world cup at the National Honey Show twice with his bell heather honey, from the bees he transported into the Mourne mountains of Northern Ireland on a custom-built wheelbarrow.Although he had passed his preliminary exam in beekeeping in 1953, this interest had to take a back seat while he pursued his education and a career with Unilever. When he retired in 1989, he took up beekeeping in earnest, competing, teaching, judging and travelling w...
Tags: Unilever, Bees, Food & Drink, Northern Ireland, Rosemary, Norman Walsh

A local’s guide to Istanbul's new cool neighbourhood

In once sleepy Kadıköy-Moda, new nightlife and culture hotspots happily coexist with the district’s established restaurants and cafesUntil recently, the neighbourhood of Kadıköy-Moda, on the Asian side of Istanbul at the southern end of the Bosphorus, was an unremarkable, mostly residential place that barely registered on the city’s cultural map. Over the past few years, however, it has become an unlikely hotspot for cutting-edge bars, art and culture hubs, cafes and music venues, as well as a h...
Tags: Travel, Coffee, Politics, Restaurants, Life and style, Turkey, Food & Drink, Food And Drink, City Breaks, Bars and clubs, Cultural Trips, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Istanbul, Europe Holidays, Istanbul Holidays

'Plagiarism': Spain's manchego makers in Mexican standoff over famed cheese

Calls for Mexico’s cheesemakers to stop using the name are threatening a new trade deal between Latin American country and the EUThe producers of Spain’s renowned manchego cheese have accused their Mexican counterparts of “crude plagiarism” in a row that is holding back a new trade deal between the EU and Mexico.“We have to defend our manchego tooth and nail,” says Francisco Tejado, walking through the factory of Spain’s biggest cheese producer, Garcia Baquero, located in the arid plains of La M...
Tags: Europe, Cheese, Mexico, Americas, Eu, Spain, European Union, Food & Drink, La Mancha, Francisco Tejado, Garcia Baquero

Six "When Will Winter End" Cocktails : Concoctions with extraordinary stories to tide us all over until spring

We are almost there. Those of us who have endured months of gray skies, erratic temperatures and unfriendly precipitation can perk up over the fact that we're now midway through February—sometimes considered the most demeaning of months in the Northern...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Whiskey, Cocktails, Whisky, Food-drink, Mixeddrinks, Macallan, Lunarnewyear, Thebennett, Thewoolworth

Josh Maloney’s single-vineyard project offers a fascinating tour of Washington cabernet sauvignon

Each vintage, the winemaker buys grapes from one vineyard and makes one wine. His only rule: Never repeat a vineyard.
Tags: News, Washington, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Pacific NW Magazine, Josh Maloney

Choosing the Right Cafes in Edinburgh: Are You a Dog or a Cat Person?

Headed to Edinburgh and looking for a fun activity, possibly one that’s out of the wind and rain? It might come down to whether you’re a dog person or a cat person. There are now cafes in Edinburgh for each. Maison de Moggy Cat Cafe Located on the Grassmarket just a couple minutes from Edinburgh Castle, Maison de Moggy is Edinburgh’s first and only cat cafe. With over a dozen felines to visit, it’s a perfect haven for cat-lovers looking for a place to relax for an hour. Some of the highlights in...
Tags: Travel, Scotland, Animals, Food & Drink, Cafes, Edinburgh, Curry, Europe Travel, City Or Urban Travel, Bengal, Glasgow City, Maison de Moggy Cat Cafe Located, Edinburgh Castle Maison de Moggy

Sea-Tac airport dining and retail options expanding with some local firms, but not Ivar’s

The airport’s first vegetarian restaurant is among 50 food and retail venues being rolled out over five years. Café Flora owner Nat Stratton-Clarke said running a restaurant on the other side of the airport-security checkpoint brings new challenges, but is worth the effort.
Tags: News, Food & Drink, Retail, Ivar, Nat Stratton Clarke

From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — First, U.S. snowboarding star Chloe Kim tweeted about being “down for some ice cream” while competing in Pyeongchang, then about being “hangry” because she hadn’t finished her breakfast sandwich. Clearly, food is a big deal for Olympians, and it’s usually much more complicated than ice cream and sandwiches: the very […]
Tags: News, Sports, Food & Drink, Pyeongchang, Chloe Kim, Pyeongchang South Korea, Nation & World

21 Seattle-area chefs and restaurants named James Beard semifinalists

Edouardo Jordan of Salare and JuneBaby nabbed two James-Beard nominations, while three locals are in the running for "Outstanding Chef."
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, James Beard, Edouardo Jordan, Salare

McDonald’s slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or chocolate milk with the kid’s meal, but the fast-food company […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Food & Drink, McDonald, Nation & World

Cafes struggle with new rules to cope with crowd of remote workers on laptops

In 2016, 43 percent of U.S. employees spent some time working remotely, according to a Gallup survey; the number who telecommute at least half the time has grown by 115 percent since 2005, said a report last year from FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Food & Drink, Gallup

6 lesser-known Seattle happy hours from some critically acclaimed spots

Psst. Some of the city's best restaurants do happy hour. Or should we say hidden happy hour. Some don't post these menus online, or even in the restaurants. We reveal them here.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle

Salt & Straw brings Seattle’s flavors to life

Opening in Ballard and Capitol Hill, this much-hyped ice-cream spot will be all the rage for awhile. Will its scoops tailored to Seattle-based ingredients be worth the wait?
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Straw, Ballard

New Hampshire bill targets soda on kids menus

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire restaurants would no longer be allowed to offer soda as a beverage choice for children’s meals under a bill before a state House committee. The bill would apply to restaurants that serve children’s meals that include food and a beverage for one price. Such meals would only be allowed […]
Tags: Business, News, Food & Drink, New Hampshire, House, CONCORD N H AP, Nation & World

No Valentine’s Day exception on Ash Wednesday

Although Feb. 14 marks the day that Roman Catholics honor a third-century martyr, Ash Wednesday takes precedence because it is an obligatory day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics.
Tags: News, Nation, Food & Drink, Oddities, Nation & World

Chipotle looks to fast-food chain Taco Bell for next CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, hoping to rebuild its business after a series of food safety scares, has named an executive from fast-food chain Taco Bell as its next CEO. Brian Niccol, chief executive at Yum Brands Inc.’s Taco Bell chain for three years, will start at Chipotle next month. He’ll be tasked with helping […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Ap, Food & Drink, Chipotle, Taco Bell, Yum Brands Inc, Brian Niccol

Salt & Straw opens, plus 39 more restaurant and bar openings in Seattle and on the Eastside

The cult ice cream Salt & Straw comes to Seattle, while Bellevue gets a new food hall with burgers and ramen.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Bellevue, Seattle, Straw

Is the food environment killing us?

Ever visited another country and felt like it was easier to make healthy eating choices? You’re not alone.
Tags: Wellness, News, Life, Food & Drink

8 Seattle-area restaurant closures — and one closing soon

Another upscale place in Amazonland bites the dust, what happened to Redmond's Spazzo, and Roux's last Mardi Gras hurrah (tonight!).
Tags: Business, News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, Local Business, Redmond, Roux, Amazonland, Spazzo

No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality

A growing number of cafes are ditching wifi and outlawing computers in an attempt to bring back old-fashioned hospitality – and increase their revenueThe sign on the door could not be clearer: “This is a laptop-free zone.” The message is underscored by a cartoon computer with a sad face – and another sign indicating there is no wifi inside.Welcome to Dough Lover, the latest addition to Brighton’s ever-expanding roster of coffee shops – and the most upfront example yet of the growing pushback in ...
Tags: Coffee, Business, Technology, Money, Small Business, Internet, Life and style, Society, Work & careers, Food & Drink, Telecoms, Brighton, Wifi

A locals’ guide to Buenos Aires

With budget airline Norwegian launching direct flights to Buenos Aires this week, local experts show our writer around their city, and also chip in with a few tips of their ownShare your tips on the city in the comments belowI’m not usually one for guided tours, but with precious little time and so much to see in this enormous, fascinating city, I signed up for three with TravelLocal. My first guide, Patricia, had that gift of making history come alive: as we strolled down Avenida Corrientes (th...
Tags: Travel, Food & Drink, Italy, Argentina, Food And Drink, City Breaks, Cultural Trips, Buenos Aires, South America Holidays, Buenos Aires Holidays, Argentina Holidays, Patricia, Avenida Corrientes, Pizzeria Güerrin, Heladeria Cadore