According to new research, people with a higher body-mass index (BMI) are more sensitive to the smell of food. The findings could help explain why some people gain weight more easily than others.
This year’s top prize at the 12th World White Truffle of Alba Auction was a 900-gram truffle. The Wall Street Journal explores its culinary destiny.
Cookbooks, it turns out, are notoriously bad at providing correct estimates of the time it takes to prepare a recipe.
A drought in Russia (and its export ban on wheat) and a poor corn harvest in the U.S. have conspired to raise food prices this year, and prices are expected to rise even higher. Yet, in real terms, food is still cheaper than it was 30 years ago.
Miami doctor Arturo Carvajal is suing the restaurant chain Houston's for "allowing" him to eat an entire artichoke without telling him not to eat the thornier parts of the leaves.
"How Wine Became Modern," a new exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, explores the aesthetics and cultural power of wine.
George Lee's Tie Tea Cup is designed so that your tea bag will never slip away into the drink.
Using a boat dock cleat as inspiration, the cup features a small tab notched onto the rim for tying the string of the teabag.
Once the tea bag is securely "docked," there's no risk of the tag and string becoming submerged.
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Tasters of the world's oldest champagne, salvaged from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea, discerned "hints of chanterelles and linden blossom."
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban plastic grocery bags and require supermarkets and pharmacies to levy a 10-cent surcharge per paper bag.