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Watch Out For This Sneaky Restaurant Fee

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.15.2012 | Money

It could cost you big bucks to let a premium restaurant reservation go unused. Some high-end restaurants around the country are charging customers any...

I'm Pregnant! Where's The Buffet?!

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

I had just discovered I was pregnant with my first child. Most women in my shoes would be making lists of names, mentally designing the nursery or simply immersing themselves in baby bliss. I was reveling because I could finally eat whatever the hell I wanted.

What Does Food Have to Do With Fashion?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Alexis Sclamberg

If you know more about seasonal fashion trends than seasonal food options, or spend more time in the morning thinking about what you're going to wear rather than what you're going to eat, listen up.

My Pastel Journey to Conscious Living and Eating

Robin Hoffman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

It's through cooking that I have learned what exactly I can offer to people in the form of healing and how it all stems from me and what I have to offer to myself, deep within my soul.

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

Hillel And The Earl: The Spirituality Of The Sandwich

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 04.15.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

This year, sloppy eaters everywhere are celebrating the 250th anniversary of the invention of the sandwich by its eponymous Earl in 1762. Even so, the following must be said: Sandwich did not invent the sandwich.

The Lesser-Known Aphrodisiacs

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

As stores stock their shelves with boxes of chocolates, stuffed animals, and balloons, it's hard to find something outside the figurative heart-shape...

I'm With Stupid: Yes, Bacon Is Still My Favorite Condiment

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I'm a carnivore. Always have been. Always will be. I'm sorry it has to be that way, but after a week and a half of veggies, I knew I was destined to stay a meat-eater.

Internet Dating Services Turn To Food

Anna Brones | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Ultimately, food can be sexy, but dating the foodie crowd? You can only take so many discussions about the merits of sparkling water and urban wineries.

Why Travel Teaches Us To Appreciate Good Food

Anna Brones | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Travel and food go hand in hand. Why do you think there are so many destination specific foods topping the trend lists for 2012?

The 10 Types Of Foodies

Anna Brones | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

When your friends start texting you photos of what they made for dinner and include only a list of ingredients, you know you have a food problem: You've turned into that person.

Kim Jong Il's Strange Food And Drink Cravings

Food Republic | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Food Republic

The elder Kim kept such draconian control of information that very little is known about the country. What we do know comes from the handful of dissidents who have escaped.

14 Tips For Controlling Holiday Eating -- On Thanksgiving And Beyond

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've been thinking a lot about my eating habits lately -- probably because the holiday season is so full of temptation. Here are some guideline to follow, whether eating in or eating out.

To Eat or Not to Eat...

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

During the holidays, when food takes center stage, I think it's wise to consider the mixed messages women (and increasingly, men) receive about eating and their bodies.

The Music-Cooking Connection

Anna Brones | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

In my world, there's nothing better than a night in the kitchen, a glass of wine in hand and St. Germain playing at full blast. Music is to cooking like coffee is to a Monday morning; it injects a level of energy and fuels the creative spirit.

Weird and Wonderful Dining Experiences Around The Globe

Black Tomato | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

With the onslaught of winter there is something deep-rooted in our psyches, inherited from our hairy Neanderthal ancestors, that makes us want to fill our bellies full of good, hearty fare.

More Than Half Of All Americans Didn't Go Out To Eat Last Year: Census Bureau

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

More than half of all Americans say they've recently gone a year without dining out, in what may be one of the clearest reflections yet of how the lis...

Holly Heyser: The Philosophical Huntress

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Hunting. Just the word evokes a response in most people, whether it be excitement, curiosity, anger, sadness, or a host of other feelings.

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

10 Things To Consider Before Applying To Culinary School

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

So you want to be a chef. Great -- so does everyone else who's watched a little too much Top Chef, Chopped, or Iron Chef. Especially after another dr...

The 9 Best Jewish Dishes For The High Holidays

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The high holidays are here, and there's no better time, whether you're 25 or 55, to embrace the art of Jewish motherhood in the kitchen. For Rosh Hash...

Chicago Costa Rican BYOB Restaurant Irazu: Get an Oatmeal Shake Before Cold Weather Hits

Serena Dai | Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago
Serena Dai

This blog will be about pairing tons of cheap wine and beer with the amazing food Chicago has to offer. This blog will be about dinner partying. First stop: Irazu, a Costa Rican restaurant in Bucktown.

WATCH: This Woman Loves Yogurt More Than You

Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy

In the market for a new, early-to-late morning, or even-between-lunch-and-dinner time snack? This lady's got you covered. We don't know who this wo...

Essence Of August: Caprese Tomato Salad

Meathead | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home
Meathead

Caprese salad is the world's best use of tomatoes and possibly the world's best salad. This classic summer dish from the Island of Capri off the west coast of Italy is the essence of August on a plate.

Experiential Eating At Noma: The World's Best Restaurant?

Millie Kerr | Posted 10.29.2011 | Home
Millie Kerr

I appreciated Noma's insistence on creativity; its particular breed of innovation demands active participation. Every course requires the diner to use his hands.