Food

The airport spiking food with 'happy hormones'

Menus feature meals such as citrus salmon salad. Gatwick called in the help of nutritionist Jo Travers to design the concept.
26 Aug 2015
Checking in at the airport can be a a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get through security.   London's Gatwick Airport wants to help take the pain out of travel, and has a remedy in...
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Holidaymakers, Marsa Matruh, and pumpkin seeds

26 Aug 2015
In Egypt, when mentioning your travels to the coastal city of Marsa Matruh, many will ask you to bring white pumpkin seeds back with you.    Holiday-makers in Marsa Matruh have long been keen to bring white pumpkin seeds...
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Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Those who finish the Drop-Dead Donkatsu inside 20 minutes get their face on the Wall of Fame. 
 
23 Aug 2015
Our mission: Find the spiciest, most lip-burning, tongue-scalding, stomach-scorching dish in Korea.   Why?   Strange as it might sound, for many Koreans spice is therapy.   There's something surprisingly cathartic about...
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What you eat can change the way you sleep

Sleeping
20 Aug 2015
By now, you’ve probably heard about circadian rhythms, but how they work comes down to a question of sodium and potasium, according to a new study. High sodium channel activity in the brain’s circadian neurons could be what...
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KFC has another new Colonel Sanders: Norm MacDonald

Craving a hamburger, fried chicken and bacon all at once? KFC's Zinger Double Down has you covered. The hamburger topped with bacon, barbecue sauce andpepper dressing sandwiched between two pieces of crispy fried chicken, um, doubles down on the fast-food chain's success with the original 2010 Double Down, pictured, a sandwich of bacon, cheese and the Colonel's sauce between two chicken fillets.  
18 Aug 2015
Three months after KFC reintroduced "Colonel Sanders," they have a new actor portraying him.   The late founder of the fast food chain had been played over the summer by "Saturday Night Live" announcer and former...
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Poll: McDonald's No. 1 choice for 'Breakfastarians'

The Big Mac Is A Pretty Interesting Burger Its Got Two Meat Picture
18 Aug 2015
McDonald's Corp, which is expected to offer all-day breakfasts starting this fall to turn around slumping US sales, is the top choice for "Breakfastarians," who crave breakfast food at any hour, according to a new survey...
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Hottest Asia food trends in 2015

Keep an eye out for oysters, which are transcending the raw bar into a wider variety of cuisines," says Christopher Mark of Black Sheep Restaurants in Hong Kong. oyster (pictured) is one of more than 20 types served at The Walrus, a new oyster restaurant in Hong Kong.
17 Aug 2015
Even if this year's "World's 50 Best Restaurants" awards included (controversially) only nine Asia-Pacific entries, the fine dining scene across the region continues to grow from strength to strength.   Tokyo boasts...
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Not just food: These restaurants hit all five senses

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12 Aug 2015
Does seafood taste saltier when accompanied by the sound of the sea?   Does whiskey have an oakier flavor when you're sitting by a fireplace?   Does a curved chocolate bar melt better than a square one?   According to...
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Have you tried America's best pizza?

The United States is a pizza wonderland, and travel site TripAdvisor has combed its user reviews for the country's best pizzerias.
 
09 Aug 2015
We can all agree that our love for pizza is deep and abiding. That's where the consensus ends.   Deep-dish, hand-tossed, wood-fired, thin-crust, buried in cheese, laden with meat or loaded with veggies? Red sauce? White pizza? (...
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Why your kid's inflight meal might be tastier than yours

 On flights more than 150 minutes, Air France offers organic baby food in jars, whilst kids' meals on flights from Paris include three organic items -- usually orange juice, compote and a chocolate bar. 
09 Aug 2015
Ever been on a flight and noticed that the kid sitting in the aisle next to you was given something that looked more appetizing than the dinner tray laid down in front of you?   Chances are, it probably tasted better too.   As...
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