Category: Food & Wine

Pricey Restaurants Around The World

Ever got sticker shock looking at an upscale restaurant’s menu? How about shelling out $150 just for a last-minute cancellation of a dinner reservation?  You will at “Masa”, the sushi temple in Manhatten – New York. Although...

Very Hard to Find Wines

Very Hard to Find Wines

Avid wine lovers know that it’s not the price the wine that dictates its availability, but its production and limited supply.  A case of 2003 Chateau Mouton Rothschild can be found for around $3,000....

Understanding the Science of Appetite

Understanding the Science of Appetite

Human beings love food and we’ve always had a very complicated relationship with food. Following the non-stop news of worldwide famine, human history has actually been characterized by too little to eat rather than...

Cocktails We All Love

You are what you eat… or in this case drink. Cocktails come in all kinds of different colors and tastes. What is your favorite? Here’s ten to think about the next time you order one. Full...

It’s Not Your Daddy’s Lager

Resist its medal-winning amber ales and piney India Pales Ales and instead select a 12-pack of short, wide 11-ounce bottles, also known as “stubbies.” They’re the kind Grandpa cradled, and they’re filled with an...

Searching for Lobster on the Maine Coast

This first hand account of delicious fresh lobster rolls made my mouth water as I surfed the internet for airfares to Boston’s Logan International Airport. The Maine coast is well known as the ultimate mecca of lobster...

Drink Up Now, Be Hungry Later

Glasses of juice may go down more easily and more quickly than bowls of fruit, but if you drink them, beware. Your body is less likely to register the calories they contain, and you...

World’s Most Expensive Tasting Menus

For restaurant guests who can afford them, tasting menus offer a chance to experience the range of a chef’s repertoire and kitchen skills–both creative and technical–without having to think too hard. While some of...