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Florida Restaurant Pulls Lion Tacos From Their Menu

Taco Fusion in Florida decided to remove its lion taco from the menu after receiving threats and complaints via social media. The restaurant, which specializes in exotic meats, offers other…

Maggiano's Little Italy is America's top chain restaurant for this year. (Photo)

America’s Favorite Chain Restaurants, Revealed

Around these parts, we're not really chain-restaurant boosters or bashers. Yes, a landscape dominated by big-box feeding stations is a sad future (or present, in some parts of the country) to …

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Department of a Good Ideas: A Drinkable Calendar

Last week, we explored the joys of tea inspired by Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. Now, let us consider the Hälssen & Lyon Tea Calendar, made from compressed tea leaves so that each day …

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The Bureaucracy Behind NYC’s Food-Truck Business

If you're wondering why the streets NYC are over-saturated with dry, bland soft pretzels and suspicious "dirty-water" dogs, look no further than the NYPD, says economist Adam Davidson in the New…

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Where Tea and Pop Culture Nerdom Meet

One of the best things to do while watching TV is drinking a cup of tea, but how much better would it be if it were a tea blend inspired by your favorite on-screen character? The online…

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15 Cool Ingredients from Rene Redzepi’s Noma (Photos)

Chef Rene Redzepi's Noma—the Copenhagen fine-dining destination that has topped the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for the past three years—is well-known for expanding the definition of…

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100 NYC Restaurants Pledge To Reduce Food Waste

More than 100 NYC restaurants, including celebrated spots such as Le Bernardin and Momofuku, have vowed to cut their food waste in half. In a speech at the New York Times Energy for Tomorrow…