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A Montreal Bar Banned Cell Phones And Twitter. History Shows This Is A Bad Move.

It's not hospitable to force people to interact IRL
Feb 25, 2015 11:30 am

Restaurants and bars are still trying to restrict cell phone use in their establishments, and while there's nothing wrong with a gentle nudge or polite request to put the phone away, outright bans will never be 100 percent effective. Here's why. 

Did This Iowa News Reporter Find The World's Hottest Burger?

Recipe includes five chili peppers, grain alcohol
Feb 24, 2015 12:15 pm

How's this for "stunt food"? A restaurateur in Iowa claims to have created the world's hottest burger and has reportedly petitioned Guinness World Records to create a whole new category to fit this insane inferno of a beef patty. It's called the "Hellfire Burger," and Xtreme Smokehouse and Grill owner Loren Gingrich requires you to sign a waiver before you try it. Here's how it's made.

America's Favorite Place To Travel? Wherever The Food Takes Us.

Food tourism is up, for many reasons
Feb 24, 2015 11:30 am

Fifty-one percent of U.S. leisure travelers embarked on a trip to "learn about and enjoy unique dining experiences" in 2013, up from 40 percent in 2006, according to a new report on the booming business of food tourism. While food has always been an important part of travel, the concept of traveling somewhere specifically for its food and drink is a "relatively recent mainstream consumer trend," the report notes.

Watermelon Tartare? Artichoke Oysters? Vegetables Are Kicking Meat Off Menus.

Plant-based dishes are no longer small potatoes
Feb 23, 2015 10:30 am

Forget worrying about a side of vegetables with your dinner. Today’s chefs are taking great strides to ensure these nutrient-rich ingredients are no longer just an afterthought at dinner — they are dinner. From vegetable-inspired meat dishes to meat-inspired vegetable dishes, menus across the country are showcasing fresh produce like never before. Nicole Schnitzler reports.

3 Events You Should Think About Attending This Weekend

NYC, LA, Texas showcase beer, travel, jalapeños
Feb 19, 2015 4:00 pm

A record cold is blanketing much of the Northeast, and (to us at least) that's just as good a reason as ever to reach for a brew — or choose from one of more than 40 local ones — this weekend in New York City. Or plan your next tropical getaway at the nation's largest travel show, taking place this weekend in Los Angeles. Here are the three food and drink events you should think about attending over the next few days.

8 Essential Bowls Of Ramen In New York City

This is a list to commit to memory
Feb 19, 2015 9:00 am

It’s safe to say that New York City is in the midst of a ramen craze. It’s been a couple of years since the Japanese noodle soup really started to make its mark on the city. And its popularity is understandable: Ramen is accessible, filling, inexpensive and, quite simply, delicious. Capitalizing on the trend, Japanese chefs have opened a number of ramen joints in the past few years, providing locals with a number of new slurping optionsp. As for that “best of” list you've been waiting for? We’ve got you covered here.

12 Tokyo Bars For Exceptional Cocktails And Shockingly Rare Whisky

And you won't go broke! A real drinker's paradise.
Feb 18, 2015 12:00 pm

You’ve heard about the hand-carved ice. Suited bartenders. The world’s most exquisite barware. The famed Japanese “hard shake” technique, of which there are varying styles. Intimate bars hidden in tough-to-find basements and high-rises around the most populated city on earth. All of this is true of Japan’s best bars. But in my recent visit to Tokyo, there was more. So much more.

Drink Your Way Through Beer History At This Swedish Alcohol Museum

New brewing exhibit hits Stockholm’s Spritmuseum
Feb 18, 2015 11:00 am

Forget the fine-art pamphlets. For a trip to Spritmuseum, you’ll need to prep your liver. Located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden, this magical place lets visitors look at Swedish history and culture through the engaging lens of alcohol, complete with a new exhibit on craft beer that debuted during Stockholm Design Week earlier this month.

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