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Video: David Koechner Gets His Whiskey On

Tonight's host of The Getaway goes big in Dublin
Oct 15, 2014 11:30 am

Dublin's Celtic Whiskey Shop boasts the largest selection of Irish whiskey in the world. In this clip from tonight's season premiere of The Getaway, actor David Koechner exposes his self-described "commoner's palate" to stuff you can't get in the States.

Move Over Pho! Bun Bo Hue Is The Vietnamese Soup You Need To Know About.

Here’s the soup’s origin story, and a recipe below
Oct 15, 2014 9:00 am

The central Vietnamese city of Hue, once the capital of Vietnam and still known as the Imperial City, has a distinctive cuisine full of diminutive rolls, savory pancakes, dumplings, skewers and other snacky bites. Standing in contrast is the mighty Bun Bo Hue, a soup that starts with pork and beef bones, gets a kick from lemongrass, annatto and shrimp paste, and finishes the job with a tangle of herbs, a squeeze of lime and a few delicious add-ons like sliced brisket, crab balls and, in some cases, cubes of congealed pig’s blood. We dove deep into the dish's history, and found a recipe from of all places, Brooklyn.

10 Best Dublin Pubs To Soak Up Irish Culture

Irish capital is awash in Guinness and fiddle tunes
Oct 14, 2014 10:00 am

It would be extremely difficult to cross Ireland's capital city without passing a pub. Or, many of them, in fact. Dublin has around 1,000 neighborhood watering holes. You’ll find everything from old traditional pubs with live Irish music sessions to funky city cocktail bars to superpubs with different levels. Here, travel writer and Dubliner Yvonne Gordon lists her 10 top places to grab a pint in the heart of Guinness country.

Get To Know Kimbap, The Korean Answer To Japanese Sushi Rolls

Kimbap: it's what you want to eat for lunch
Oct 13, 2014 3:00 pm

Kimbap (sometimes spelled gimbap) is made with steamed white rice and dried seaweed, which is of course similar to the Japanese version. But there are two big differences: the rice and the filling. Here's a handy breakdown.

Here's What's Not On The Menu: Your Underpaid Female Server, Line Cook, Hostess

Join Eve Ensler in NYC, rally against harassment!
Oct 13, 2014 12:00 pm

Whatcha doing Tuesday, October 14th at 11 a.m.? Rallying against sexual harassment in the restaurant industry? Demanding equal pay for women? Us too! Tuesday's “Not On The Menu” rally gives voices to the women impacted by the restaurant industry’s low wages and seeks to encourage anyone with experience in the restaurant industry to share their stories and fight the notion that sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination in the restaurant industry is ‘just part of the culture.’ 

You’ll Like NYC Persian Pop-Up Restaurant Lakh Lakh A Lot

Louisa Shafia reps for an underappreciated cuisine
Oct 10, 2014 11:00 am

It is not often that a chef comes out from the kitchen to personally greet each and every guest personally, explaining how each dish is prepared. Of course, it helps if there are only 18 seats, and the meal takes place only once weekly. But that’s what Louisa Shafia will do if you are dining at her Iranian pop-up, Lakh Lakh.

Twede's, Home of 'Twin Peaks' Cherry Pie, Is Now Promoting Other, Less Tricky Food

Owner: 'damn fine' famous dessert is no cash cow
Oct 10, 2014 10:00 am

Twede's Cafe in North Bend, Washington, has long clung to its pop-cultural notoriety: "home of Twin Peaks cherry pie." So, its owner is pretty excited about Showtime's plans to resurrect the long-dormant TV series. But, this time around, he has an unexpected suggestion for the show's producers: pick something else from the menu.

Here Are The 50 Best Bars In The World. 16 From The United States Made The Cut.

World's 50 Best list unveiled in London tonight
Oct 9, 2014 5:41 pm

Drinks International just announced the winners of the World's 50 Best Bar Awards at a ceremony in London, and the biggest change from last year's list is that more American bars are on it. New York City has always ranked highly, with PDT, Clover Club and Employees Only included as perennial favorites. Now, Seattle, Miami and Chicago boast entries to the prestigious group as well. Here it is, your 50 Best Bars.

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