13 Jan 2015
Thompson serves a generous helping of brash New York City attitude along with recipes from his New York restaurants in his first cookbook "Downtown Italian."
The executive chef of dell'anima, L'Artusi, Anfora and L'...
09 Jan 2015
A Japanese woman has claimed she discovered fragments identified as "dental material" in a McDonald's hamburger, the company said Friday, the latest in a series of food contamination woes for the fast-food giant.
14 Dec 2014
McDonald's is betting that a slimmed-down menu and a push toward greater customization will help it reverse a troubling decline in sales in the US.
The fast-food giant aims to simplify the dining experience after concluding that a...
13 Dec 2014
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is looking to outside investors to help expand his growing network of Italian restaurants and to fund an online TV project, sources familiar with the situation said.
Oliver, who has amassed a fortune of...
06 Dec 2014
In a strikingly green corner of Mali, one man is leading an agricultural revolution, using organic farming methods to get the most out of the land -- and pass his techniques on to others in west Africa.
Oumar Diabate has established a...
30 Nov 2014
Looking to cut cravings? A recent study suggests the key may be attaining a sense of detachment from them through a form of meditation with roots in Buddhism.
Practicing mindfulness meditation, which emphasizes identifying and...
27 Nov 2014
In a new study, people who ate chocolate a few times per week or more weighed less than those who rarely indulged in the sweet.
The finding doesn't prove that adding a candy bar to your daily diet will help you shed pounds.
27 Nov 2014
A tiny but growing number of the 46 million turkeys destined to be eaten in American this Thanksgiving can trace their lineage to the birds that graced the tables of the country's early settlers.
Cheaper, big-breasted turkeys...
26 Nov 2014
Many believe that fava beans, falafel and cheese are the routine breakfast of average Egyptians, but a 62-year-old downtown Cairo restaurant challenges that belief with morning servings of pasta.
Abdel Dayem’s restaurant in...
26 Nov 2014
Growing up among rows of purple haze carrots, delicate Mara des Bois strawberries and corn sweet enough to eat raw, Makoto Chino might have been one of the best-fed kids in America.
He would see celebrated chefs like Julia Child and Alice...