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Tourists say they ordered steaks and water, got $1.3K bill

Four Japanese tourists were reportedly taken to the cleaners by a Venice restaurant, and now authorities are looking into the meal. ANSA reports the tourists ordered four steaks and a platter of grilled fish—no wine, just mineral water. The spot near St. Mark’s Square reportedly charged them $1,350 for the meal; they paid the tab then filed […]

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Ikea test kitchen exploring bug burgers and algae buns

It may be a far cry from their iconic Swedish meatballs, but Ikea’s test kitchen is churning out burgers made with bugs, hydroponic salads, and herbaceous ice creams. Space10 Lab, Ikea’s Copenhagen-based test kitchen, truly believes that their sustainable and apparently “delicious” meal options could be the food of the future. “At SPACE10, our research is rooted […]

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Ina Garten weighs in on Julia Child, Jacques Pepin chicken debate

In 1999 Julia Child insisted to French chef Jacques Pepin in their PBS series “Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home” that chicken needed to be washed before it is roasted. Pepin argued that it did not need to be cleaned because “the heat [of the oven] kills all the germs,” Food & Wine reported. Now, […]

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Beer lover sues Pabst Brewing Co., says he was ‘deceived’ by false advertising

The Olympia Brewing Company frequently boasts about “the water” it uses to brew its namesake beer, but one man from Sacramento says their claim doesn’t hold any. Brendan Peacock, 37, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the Pabst Brewing Co. — which owns Olympia — over what he believes to be misleading advertising and false […]

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McDonald’s going ecofriendly, announces plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 36 percent

Even though McDonald’s might not be the healthiest dining option, you can now feel a little bit better about eating at the fast-food restaurant. The Golden Arches announced its plans Tuesday to go ecofriendly, laying out a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to its restaurants and offices by 36 percent by 2030. In […]

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Bud Light might buy free beer for Philadelphia if the Eagles win the Super Bowl

Philadelphia sports fans may have yet another reason to hope their beloved Eagles win the Super Bowl: free beer. Though the company has not officially confirmed the news, Anheuser-Busch InBev has hinted that it may reward the City of Brotherly Love with free Bud Light if the Eagles manage to win their first-ever Super Bowl […]

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How to Beat Sugar Cravings: Smart Tips and Tricks

For those with a sweet tooth, it is a constant struggle to stay away from irresistible and gorgeous looking sweet treats to keep a check on weight gain. It is not always about having low self-control but rather having to deal with  uncontrollable sweet cravings that block any other trail of thought. When sugar cravings […]