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Chicago's 10 Best Hot Dogs

Menuism | Posted 07.13.2013 | Chicago
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by Jeff Pearl, Chicago City Guide for the Menuism Blog Photos by The Vibary of Buffalo Grove, Colorado Card, Benny Mazur, and Jeff Pearl With the Cu...

Top Ten Sandwiches in LA

Menuism | Posted 07.13.2013 | Los Angeles
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by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA Having owned a failed sub shop in Santa Monica, I would say I...

5 Meatless Burgers Worth Trying

Menuism | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
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Why should the carnivores get all the fun?

Why Aren't There More Chinese Restaurant Chains?

Menuism | Posted 07.06.2013 | Taste
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With 41,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S., why aren't there more national chains dishing out sit-down Chinese food?

The Super-Fresh Guide to Storing Chocolate

Menuism | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste
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Here is all you need to know to give that next artisanal chocolate bar or tasty box of bonbons the love and attention they deserve, so you can enjoy every last bite.

Beer Myths That Won't Go Away

Menuism | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
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Let's take a look at some of the most heinous falsities and set the record straight on dark beers, proper serving and storage temperature, and the damage done by years of beer advertisements.

Sustainable Alternatives To Bluefin Tuna

Menuism | Posted 04.26.2013 | Taste
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There are several species of bluefin tuna, and all of the world's populations have declined dramatically in recent decades.

Poutine Week Montreal, Smothered With Creativity

Menuism | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
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If there is one food item synonymous with the province of Quebec and the city of Montreal, it's poutine. Poutine is a dish that marries a great deal of fries, squeaky cheese curds, and ladles of gravy sauce. Some people think the combination is disgusting, but a majority of Quebecers think it's the holy grail of all dishes.

Anatomy Of An Italian Meal

Menuism | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
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Meals are a multi-course affair that tends to expand and contract as needed. You can be assured that there will be at least three courses, maybe two, but never just one plate.

Looking Ahead: 2013 Food Trends

Menuism | Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste
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While we set out on the dining adventure that's to be 2013, it's always fun to speculate where that adventure will lead. Here's what some of the major news outlets around the country are predicting.

Warm Up With A Winter Beer

Menuism | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
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As the weather gets cold, the shelves start to fill with this season's winter beer selections. But what exactly is winter beer?

The Best Bivalves For Your Chowder

Menuism | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
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Bivalves are shellfish consisting of two hinged shells and a soft body, such as oysters, mussels, clams, and scallops.

The World's Most Expensive Burgers

Menuism | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
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In these tough economic times, one of the most talked-about burger subjects revolves around the most expensive burger offerings from around the world.

The Best Chinese Probably Isn't In Chinatown

Menuism | Posted 02.03.2013 | Taste
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The best Chinese restaurants may not be where you think they are.

A Stress-Free, Homemade Holiday

Menuism | Posted 01.30.2013 | Taste
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Timeline, tips and recipes to get a head start on holiday entertaining.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Southern Italy

Menuism | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste
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In which we find ourselves firmly in the land of olive oil and spicy peppers.

Shaken vs. Stirred: The Great James Bond Debate

Menuism | Posted 01.28.2013 | Taste
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Bond's most memorable characteristic is his penchant for martinis 'shaken, not stirred.'

Farm To Table: An Emerging Menu Trend

Menuism | Posted 01.22.2013 | Taste
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Many restaurants these days are reverting back to local farms to gather the freshest ingredients.

Salt Tasting: A Pinch Of Perfection

Menuism | Posted 01.13.2013 | Taste
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Some ideas to get your own salt tasting party underway.

How Shirley Temple Got A Drink Named After Her

Menuism | Posted 01.08.2013 | Taste
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Like most food lore, there are conflicting accounts of the drink's origin.

Hardware For The Ultimate Tailgate

Menuism | Posted 08.30.2013 | Taste
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At LSU, tailgating is as important as the Fighting Tigers themselves.

Election Day 2012 Food Specials

Menuism | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
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After months of campaigning, endless ads and news stories, we've made it to the end. While you're exercising your right to vote, take advantage of extra benefits offered by restaurants and eateries near you.

Time To Graduate From Cream Cheese

Menuism | Posted 12.23.2012 | Taste
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If the height of your spreadable cheese indulgence hasn't yet gone beyond smearing foil-wrapped cream cheese over a bagel or toast, it's time to look beyond the rectangular dairy brick.

How To Eat Vegan Even In A One-Stoplight Town

Menuism | Posted 12.22.2012 | Taste
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So you don't live on the Upper East Side. Perhaps you live in small-town America. Here's a small-town girl's guide to eating vegan wherever you live.

What Is Jidori Chicken?

Menuism | Posted 12.22.2012 | Taste
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I first encountered Jidori chicken last year at the Skyline restaurant atop the Huntley Hotel in Los Angeles.