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What Does Fifty-Year-Old Wine and Beyond Taste Like?

Quora | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste
Quora

I have only had a few bottles of wine over 50 years old but it is always [memorable] because the sensual experience is enhanced by the ruminations on what was happening when the wine was made. From a tasting perspective, I have had a bunch of wines from the 60s and I think that experience is similar.

The Best Sushi Tips and Etiquette From a Real Sushi Chef

Quora | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
Quora

It appears that there are many people out there who are wondering what the "proper" way to eat sushi is. I suppose I was fortunate to learn sushi etiquette from a sushi chef's point of view.

How Do Restaurants Serve Differently Prepared Dishes at the Same Time?

Quora | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
Quora

First of all, the preparation time is comparable for most dishes in a typical restaurant. Each can be put together in somewhere between 4-10 minutes. Restaurant kitchens do a lot of prep work in advance, all the chopping and sorting things into containers, everything that doesn't need cooking over a flame or arranging on the plate.

Top Five Reasons Park City, Utah Is a Foodie Mecca

Elycia Rubin | Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel
Elycia Rubin

Mention Park City, Utah and visions of powder-covered slopes, summertime mountain biking, the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the annual Sundance Film Festival instantly come to mind. And, now, after a memorable visit to this year-round wonderland, I'm adding food lover's paradise to the short list.

How Will the Restaurant Industry React to Rising Beef Prices?

Erik Oberholtzer | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste
Erik Oberholtzer

Beef prices are at historical highs due to low supply, increasing demand, the effects of drought and rising feed costs. Beef prices climbed this past year, and prices are expected to continue climbing 5-6 percent.

Spring Wine, Food and Activity Tour in Paso

Joan Gelfand | Posted 03.18.2015 | Taste
Joan Gelfand

Co-authored with Deborah Grossman, wine and food writer From a few vineyards just under a hundred years ago, Paso (the locals name for Paso Robles) h...

Liberty, Technology, Gastronomy! Why Meal Sharing Is Turning the Tables

India Mandelkern | Posted 02.18.2015 | Taste
India Mandelkern

Why travel across town to an anonymous hole in the wall or wait a month for a reservation?

10 Best Non-Sushi, Non-Ramen Japanese Restaurants In NYC

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here is a list of exceptionally good Japanese restaurants offering specialties other than the beloved sushi and ramen -- Itadakimasu!

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants In America

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Abby Tegnelia

Here are NiC's picks for the dozen most "wow" restaurant dining experiences in the U.S. with food so good, one meal is worth the price of the entire vacation. Here they are, in alphabetical order.

Dining In London: Shoreditch Without The Hullabaloo - Lyle's

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.29.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Thanks to the cooking style and the well-calculated portion sizes, Jackie and I walked away entirely satisfied but by no means stuffed.

In Praise of The One Hundred Foot Journey

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Everything comes alive in this film from the delightful differences in the characters to the golden glow of the french countryside.

Surprising Travel Treats in London and Shanghai

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

Now a lot of people wouldn't associate China with luxury travel or London with good restaurants, but I've found that these old stereotypes are changing. Discovering them with good company can take the edge off tiring business meetings.

Four Restaurants That Give You A Reason To Skip the Buffets in Vegas

JustLuxe | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home
JustLuxe

Las Vegas is generally thought of as the place people go to let loose, forget their inhibitions and to party all night-long in sexy clubs and at gla...

Being a Tourist in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Judith Fein | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Last week, some friends came to visit my hometown. "We know it's a drag to have to be a tour guide in your hometown, but what if you became a tourist with us?" one of them suggested.

How to Measure the Restaurant Greats (Don't Get Your Hopes Up: It's Nearly Impossible!)

David Rosengarten | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The incredibly clever foraging basket at Chicago's Alinea The immortal Ferran Adrià, of El Bulli in Rosas, Spain Whenever foodies start waxing ...

Steaked Out: Where to Eat in Buenos Aires When You Don't Want Beef

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

We all know Buenos Aires and Argentina is well known for its beef. You've come to the right place for that. However some find they are looking for something a little different, lighter or wishing to explore another gastronomic side to the city.

Head Here To Find The World's Most Expensive Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.24.2014 | Taste

We've located the world's most expensive restaurant and it's definitely not in our price range.

5 Ways To Tell If You're In A Bad Restaurant

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We've rounded up some of the best common-sense approaches to figure out if you're dining somewhere that's actually decent.

Visiting A Restaurant? There's A Good Chance It's Googling You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste

Before you go to a restaurant, you probably look it up online for some reason or another. Maybe you're making a reservation through the website or may...

Cooking With Chef Hannibal the Cannibal

Jose Martinez | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

How does one politely decline eating one's own flesh? You don't if Hannibal the Cannibal is chef.

Luxe Chinese Dining and Blissful Swimming at the Shangri-La Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you're looking to treat yourself to a Paris luxury hotel but can't make up your mind which one, the Shangri-La's pool could well tip the balance.

14 Over The Top Things That Only Happen At Fancy Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

While the world of fine dining may be slowly disappearing, certain institutions will never die. Casual might be king at the best and brightest new res...

Fine Dining Goes to the Farm in Hawaii

Sherry Ott | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sherry Ott

I stared at the nine acres of watercress fields surrounded by concrete buildings and consumerism. This was hardly what I imagined when I was thinking of "farm to table" cuisine!

4 Ways People Are Trying To Make Weed Chic

Cracked | Posted 03.13.2014 | Weird News

As soon as something taboo goes mainstream, businesses will find a way to attract the money of your Aunt Doris. And with the legalization of marijuana...

Lunch With a 7-Year-Old Foodie

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

Since she was old enough to stand on a stool beside me in the kitchen, she has been enthralled with the art of cooking. As I reach for spices to add to a recipe, I open them and let her smell them and tell her their names. We've done this for years, so I trust the child when she tells me my chili needs more cumin.