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Know Before You Go: The World's Weirdest Alcohol Laws

Shermans Travel | Posted 09.12.2016 | Travel
Shermans Travel

by Shawn Wellington for ShermansTravel While Americans regard prohibition as a romanticized thing of the past, alcohol bans still exist in countries ...

Bottled Water Will Outsell Soda for the First Time This Year

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: John Lawson, Belhaven) By Clint Rainey In 100 years, when humans stop to ponder the appeal of Soylent-flavored seltzer, they'll remember 201...

CDC Official Exits Agency After Coca-Cola Connections Come to Light

Carey Gillam | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Carey Gillam

A veteran leader within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced her immediate departure from the agency on Thursday, two days after it came to light that she had been offering guidance to a leading Coca-Cola advocate who was seeking to influence world health authorities on sugar and beverage policy matters.

Baltimore's Big Soda Moment: Why Access to Sugary Drink Information is a Civil Rights Issue

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

Baltimore's corners are often associated with the public health threat presented by illicit drug dealing and use but there is another, more unassuming, danger lurking inside corner stores and supermarkets: sugar-sweetened beverages.

11 Cocktails to Be Inspired By in SF

Michelle Pruett | Posted 04.05.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Looking to shake things up the next time you're eating out? Flip over to the cocktail menu for a handcrafted drink that'll add an exciting twist to your meal. Whether it's a splash of something smoky, a fruity concoction or a savory blend straight up or on the rocks, San Francisco is home to a cocktail fix for every taste.

Addiction or Preference: Are You Killing Your Natural Thirst Instinct?

Alex Charfen | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

Without knowing it, I had increased my body's reliance on aspartame and caffeine -- two foreign chemicals that did nothing to improve my health. As a result, I decided to ignore all of my beverage preferences and drink only water for a week to see how it affected my body.

Eat Drink Lucky 2016 Beverage Trend Predictions

Eat Drink Lucky | Posted 12.28.2016 | Taste
Eat Drink Lucky

The Sixth's "Silly Rabbit" Eat Drink Lucky 2016 Beverage Trend Predictions From soda to cider to Aquavit and smoky cocktails, 2016's beverage trends...

The One Thing Every Wine Lover Should Know About Wine

Ryan Opaz | Posted 01.26.2017 | Taste
Ryan Opaz

Wine is seen as something to figure out. Here's a secret: There is nothing to figure out. The more we make consumers afraid that they picked the wrong wine, the more we are doing a shitty job of selling wine overall.

Starbucks' Latest Creation Is The Opposite Of Appetizing

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.28.2015 | Taste

Frappuccino lovers wanting to get in the Halloween spirit can now grab a bloody and chocolatey "Frappula Frappucino" from Starbucks. The vampire-insp...

Healthy Food Trends Drive New Products

Brian Kennell | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Brian Kennell

Products with fewer ingredients appeal to the broader market, and the food and beverage industry is taking notice: The second annual Clean Label Conference took place earlier this year, drawing more than 200 industry attendees.

6 Creative Ways To Chug Your Morning Coffee

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.30.2015 | Taste

Bored with your usual brew? Why not perk up your morning (or your 3 p.m. staff meeting) with a variation of the standard coffee featured in the BuzzFe...

10 Drinks You Should Never Have After Dinner, And Why

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.13.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Flickr / Steve Snodgrass / CC BY 4.0 Avoid these late at night and you'll sleep like a baby Thankfully, many drink myths have been...

Another Beauty Myth About Flawless Skin, Busted

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.20.2015 | OWN

In the quest for flawless skin, some people are willing to try just about anything that doesn't involve a heap of money or a degree of pain. They'll a...

5 Easy Steps To Kick Your Caffeine Habit

Thrive Market | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

Of course, reducing our intake of caffeinated beverages might be easier said than done -- caffeine is the most widely used addictive substance, after all. Here are a few tips to help you beat the caffeine cravings and conquer your addiction, once and for all.

It's About Time You Learned How To Make A Margarita

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 05.04.2016 | Taste

Margaritas are like opinions. Everyone has one that they consider to be the best. To truly find your favorite, there's a whole ridiculous world of ...

How To Make Ernest Hemingway's Favorite Cocktail

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.11.2015 | Taste

Let the following quote speak for Ernest Hemingway's love of booze: “Don’t bother with churches, government buildings or city squares, if you ...

The Easy Sangria Recipe You'll Make For Every Summer Party

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

Sangria recipes need to be a part of your summer entertaining arsenal, period. In case you need to be convinced, consider the following: sangria is co...

9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find On Any Starbucks Menu

Thrillist | Posted 05.20.2016 | Taste

Spoiler: you should order a Butterbeer Frapp soon.

Capri Sun Comes Under Fire For Its Iconic Pouches

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.15.2015 | Taste

In the pantheon of nostalgic food products, Capri Sun ranks pretty high up there with Dunkaroos and Lunchables. It's been a lunchtime staple for milli...

Global Food Industry Reluctant Leaders of Smallholder Farming Revolution

Hugh Locke | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Hugh Locke

In recent years the global food and beverage industry has surpassed development agencies and donor governments when it comes to improving the productivity and income of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Food for Thought

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.

10 Best "Snow" Beers (and a Few for the Lifts)

Liftopia | Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel

After a day on the snow, you need something tasty and situationally apropos. Sure, you could cuddle up with a hot toddy or Irish coffee, but what you really need is beer. More specifically, beer that reflects your love of snow. You need...snow beer.

12 Cocktails You Can Only Drink In College

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.16.2015 | Taste

We used to be so "resourceful."

Big Beverage vs. The Environment: The Battlefield in Massachusetts

Phil Sego | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Phil Sego

It seems that it was just yesterday that people drank water from bubblers, and that buying a cold drink meant buying Coke, Pepsi, or 7-Up. But over the past 30 years, there has been a huge shift in what we're drinking -- and how much of it we're drinking, and even where we are drinking it.

Proof That Coffee Is More Popular Than Tea In Pretty Much Every Country

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 09.29.2014 | Taste

Is anyone surprised?