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I Went On A Diet At 9, And It Took Me A Decade To Make Peace With Food

Salon | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Once, when I was nine years old, my older sister—then 15—invited me to her room. This in itself was an honor and a privilege, but today there was ...

The Most Bar- And Restaurant-Saturated Cities In The Country

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Jed Kolko

Like everything else, where you hang out depends on where you live. Using Census data, we found the metros with the highest density of restaurants and bars.

'Paleolithic Diets' Wrong About Ancient Eating Patterns, Critic Says

| Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

By Rob Dunn Paleolithic diets have become all the rage, but they are getting our ancestral diet all wrong. Right now, one half of all Americans ar...

Oceans of Garbage: Why People Are Eating Their Own Trash

Francesca Koe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

These seem to be the earliest vehicles that drove the phrase into our public consciousness here in America. Fast forward many decades and the literal meaning has manifested itself in a very unappetizing way: People are eating their own trash.

The Best Of Mykonos

Vitamin Daily | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

Far flung beaches, majestic sunsets, meze, mastika and non-stop music make Mykonos a must-see when you're touring the Greek islands.

Want a Great Meal? Try One of These 3 Combinations for 'Perfection'

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I love the fact that M.F.K. Fisher, author of The Art of Eating, sings the praises of eating alone on a couch. Am I the only one who loves that kind of meal? I like eating alone on a hill side, too, but that's a bit harder to pull off.

When My Mother's Cooking Becomes a Global Ph(o)nomenon

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Andrew Lam

Like the country whose history is one of being conquered by foreign powers and whose people must constantly adapt to survive, the soup has roots in so many heritages yet retains a distinctive Vietnamese taste.

100 Food-Oriented Ways To Spend Your Summer Vacation

Anna Brones | Posted 09.04.2012 | Taste
Anna Brones

Welcome to the official Foodie Underground Guide to Summer, with a list of everything you ever wanted to do when it comes to food, and a few things you never thought of.

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Taste
Meathead

"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead

Debunking Beer Can Chicken: A Waste Of Good Beer, And Dangerous

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Think about this: You've never seen a fine dining restaurant serve Beer Can Chicken, have you? That's because real chefs know it is not the best way to roast a chicken.

Here's to the Fellas

Christie Mellor | Posted 08.05.2012 | Fifty
Christie Mellor

When you eat and drink with a guy, no one says, "Oh, we're being so bad!" No one draws attention to anyone having another slice of cake.

The Secret Diary Of A Foodie: Part Two

Anna Brones | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Whatever happened to the foodie that was in search of love and a good greens blog? We snagged her journal for a follow-up.

How to Enjoy a Cruise Vacation Without Going Overboard

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

By changing your cruise mindset to a mindful eating mindset, you'll enjoy your cruise -- or any vacation -- without taking it home with you.

This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

With the worry that American beef is pumped up with hormones and who knows what else, maybe it is time Americans are taught where the food on their plates comes from.

Food Connects Us, Says Crescent Dragonwagon (Video)

Linda Watson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

"We never eat alone," says Crescent Dragonwagon. "Even if you are eating by yourself, you are not alone."

Hazan Family Favorites: A Cookbook Review

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

A great cookbook is like a good friend: it is ever-present, reliable and trustworthy, offering unequivocal pleasures, comfort when comfort is needed, joy in the everyday.

Unfortunate Taste Test: Silkworm Pupae

So Good | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
So Good

No one really HAS to try these, but they darn near jumped off the shelf at my favorite Asian market a couple weeks ago, so I figured I had a duty to try them... so you don't have to.

When One Man's Pet Is Another Man's Dinner

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

The recent to-do about President Obama dining on dog meat when a child in Indonesia, as if he had been gobbling down Fido the neighbor's pet, struck me as unenlightened and ludicrous.

Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview With Dr. Roberto Olivardia

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Men with eating disorders have much shame around their eating disorder, feeling as if they are less masculine because of it. This results in men being less likely to ever seek treatment, or even tell anyone about their eating disorder.

Cooking With Paula Deen: The Difference Between Food Mags

Anna Brones | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

I subscribed, in the hopes that maybe Paula Deen would provide some insight into why the food world has become so divisive.

The Golden Girls & 5 More TV Characters Who Appreciate Food

HelloGiggles | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women

I am a pretty big fan of food and an even bigger fan of people who enjoy a good meal. I can't tell you how annoyed I get when out to dinner with someo...

Reclaim Your Time And Energy: 5 Ways To Take Your Life Back From Food

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

You have a choice: Reclaim your rightful ownership of your time and energy or continue to waste it thinking about food.

Preserve Spring: Pickle Ramps And Other Onions

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Ramps, like other onions, are an underground bulb with long, tall green grasslike stalks. Ramps are much smaller than leeks, more like scallions, but the leaves are flatter.

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting or Pills

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Between our obsession with our looks and the national crisis involving obesity, losing weight is constantly on the minds of tens of millions of people.

The Joy of Eating: How Overcoming Anorexia Taught Me to Love Food Again

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

Once I trained myself to accept the permission to eat whatever I wanted (eat when you're hungry, stop when you're full), I found once again how physically wonderful the experience of food can be.