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Restaurant Offers Dinner For A Mere $26,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.16.2012 | Food

Deep-pocketed foodies better really love subterranean mushrooms for this indulgence. The Philadelphia Italian restaurant Le Castagne is offering a $26...

What's Next in the GMO Battle?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

Although $46 million managed to put out one fire for Monsanto and its allies, it seems to have started about 30 new ones.

Did Monsanto Trick California Voters?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

California could have been the first state in the nation to mandate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The food movement is growing fast, but as a political force, it's still in its infancy.

Introducing S'mores Spaghetti

Nick Chipman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Food
Nick Chipman

Are you sick and tired of traditional s'mores? Perhaps there just hasn't been as much innovation in the world of chocolate, marshmallow and graham crackers as you'd like.

One of the World's Best Restaurants: Lunch at San Sebastian's Mugaritz (PHOTOS)

Andrew Sessa | Posted 10.31.2012 | Food
Andrew Sessa

Of the many multi-Michelin-starred meccas of molecular gastronomy that call San Sebastian home, Mugaritz is the playful one

CDC: Tuna Salmonella Outbreak Over, But More Could Get Sick

Posted 07.27.2012 | Food

Months after the first cases of salmonella sickenings from tainted tuna were reported, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest an...

Country's Largest Food Distributor Says It's Pulling The Plug On Gestation Crates

Posted 07.24.2012 | Food

Sysco, the world's largest broadline food distributor, is the latest to join the ranks of other restaurant chains and organizations that have pledged ...

The Week In Food -- In GIFs

Posted 07.20.2012 | Food

What a week it's been for food news. Among the top stories: a Burger King employee caught stomping on customers' lettuce, Forbes' list of the year...

EXCLUSIVE: South Beach Wine & Food Fest's New Party Revealed!

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.11.2012 | Miami

It's National Fried Chicken day, so we've got battered bird on the brain. Fortunately, so does the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival...

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

'BBQ Pitmasters' Finale: A Fine Finish As We Pay Cheeky Respect To The Godfather

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Food
Meathead

It was winner-take-all as the five victors from the preliminaries competed for $50,000, the title 'Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion,' and a spot in the Kingsford Invitational.

California Foie Gras Ban Kicks In

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.02.2012 | Food

It's finally here: California's foie gras ban goes into effect Sunday. The law, enacted eight years ago, makes illegal the serving of fattened duck or...

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.

Former Rockette Creates a Musical to Fight Obesity

Buster Brown | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Buster Brown

"My Plate! The New Food Musical Program," an educational production promoting healthy living that Helen Butleroff-Leahy, a former Rockette, has put on 47 times in New York City schools since she first staged it in 2005.

BBQ Pitmasters Week 5: Finalists Set, But Where Are The Big Guns?

Meathead | Posted 08.25.2012 | Food
Meathead

That sets up a highly competitive final on July 8 with the pitmasters answering the burning question, who goes home with the $50,000?

Good Humor Ice Cream Trucks Struggle With Frozen Treats Shortage

Posted 06.18.2012 | Food

Back in May, The Wall Street Journal reported that a Good Humor ice cream bar shortage was looming on the horizon. Ice cream truck drivers from Connec...

'BBQ Pitmasters' Week 4 Review: Is This Traditional Barbecue?

Meathead | Posted 08.18.2012 | Food
Meathead

Competition barbecue has moved so far from traditional Southern barbecue that it must be considered a style of cooking unto itself, as different from the original as is Korean Barbecue.

Is Melt-Proof Ice Cream Real?

Posted 06.11.2012 | Food

Has science finally come through for us? Has someone finally found a way to make ice cream that won't melt, no matter the heat? To find out, the t...

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Food
Meathead

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.

Duo To Cook Through Entire History Of 'Gourmet' Magazine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 06.06.2012 | Food

When Gourmet Magazine shut down in 2009, we were really sad. So were NYC photographers Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz, only they decided to do somethin...

PHOTOS: Breakfast And Tiffany

Posted 06.06.2012 | Food

The "About" line simply reads, "I think we're a scone now." After checking out Breakfast and Tiffany, we dare you to try to sing Tiffany's iconic ...

Liquor Titan To Invest $1.5 Billion To Quench Our Scotch Craving

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Food

* Diageo to invest over 1 bln pounds over five years * To build one or two new distilleries and expand others * Set to c...

The Best Ever 'BBQ Pitmasters'

Meathead | Posted 08.04.2012 | Food
Meathead

Like a hungry farmer raised on real Southern smoke-roasted pit barbecue, for the last two years this franchise has a been serving me boiled ribs, and when presented with the real deal, I am gobbling it down.

PHOTOS: This Month In Food Mags

Posted 06.01.2012 | Food

The excitement for summer is palpable in June's food magazines. Everyone is talking about burgers, tacos and cooling salads. The surprise star of June...

Meat Man Michael Symon Does Meatless Monday (Really!)

Peggy Neu | Posted 07.31.2012 | Food
Peggy Neu

He's a star on The Chew, a beloved Iron Chef and one of the most passionate carnivorous chefs out there. Chef Symon fills us in on how he's embracing his inner veggie and shares two favorite Meatless Monday recipes -- Swiss Chard Ravioli and Eggplant Dip with Homemade Flatbread.