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It's All Greek to Me

Rick Steves | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Greece is a feast for the senses. While the country's sunshine, amazing food, friendly people and love of life leave a lasting impression on me, there are also the little, unexpected scenes I come across that tickle my imagination.

Rhode Island Wants To Make It Official

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Georgia's got the peach, Maine's got the whoopie pie and now Rhode Island wants to claim calamari as an official state food: Speci...

Is That Calamari You're Eating -- Or Sliced Pig Rectum?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

Plenty of foods come surrounded by urban legends. Hot dogs and genetically-modified organisms, for instance, come with a cadre of rumors -- some true,...

Seafood Dinner Leaves Woman With Mouthful Of Squid Sperm

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.26.2012 | Weird News

The squid was partially cooked -- of course it was hot and bothered. A woman in Seoul, Korea was eating semi-boiled squid when the cephalopod injec...

Oahu Report Of Severed Hand Turns Out To Be Squid

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Weird News

HONOLULU -- A report of a severed hand found at an Oahu seabird sanctuary has turned out to be dried squid. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that...

Fried Calamari Persillade

Kerry Saretsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Saretsky

Somewhere in the bowels of the Natural History Museum in New York City there is a giant squid. I'm not sure if the room still exists today as it ...

Demystifying Scary Purple Sea Monsters: How To Clean & Cook Squid

Daniel Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Brooks

I touched squid for the first time when I was 27 years old and cooking in spain. Squid scared me. The tangled mass of purple tubes and tentacles I fou...