Southern Biscuits and Gravy flavored chips win Lay’s contest

Southern Biscuits and Gravy flavored chips win Lay’s contest

(Relaxnews) – This year’s “Do us a Flavor” contest winner is Hailey Green, who submitted Southern Biscuits and Gravy as a new Lay’s chip flavor. Four unusual Lays chip flavors have been available in grocery stores over the summer: West Coast Truffle Fries, New York Reuben, Greektown Gyro and Southern Biscuits and Gravy. Consumers were invited […]

22.10.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
WWII tunnels in Gibraltar are being turned into a massive wine cellar

WWII tunnels in Gibraltar are being turned into a massive wine cellar

(Relaxnews) – In Gibraltar, at the southern point of the Iberian Peninsula, over 50km of tunnels are being transformed into a gigantic wine cellar. The Rock of Gibraltar is a tourist attraction on the coast of the Iberian Peninsula with peaks of over 400m above sea level. The area attracts many visitors curious to discover […]

18.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Offbeat ·
Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

(Tokyo-AFP) – When tourists think of Japan, images of dramatic landscapes, futuristic cities and world class sushi might spring to mind. But one Tokyo district is hoping to reel in outsiders with one of the country’s more controversial traditions — slaughtering whales. Ebisu, a chichi gastronomic hub close to Tokyo’s frenetic Shibuya shopping district, is […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Domino’s Pizza opens first store in Italy

Domino’s Pizza opens first store in Italy

(Relaxnews) – Mamma mia! American pizza chain Domino’s has announced that it’s opened its first store in the birthplace of the world’s favorite cheesy pie: Italy. Domino’s, one of the biggest pizza delivery chains in the world, opened its first store in Milan Monday, hoping to do what no other American pizza brand has done […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Lonely Planet curates weekend wine getaways around the world

Lonely Planet curates weekend wine getaways around the world

(Relaxnews) – Travel guide Lonely Planet has released a new guidebook for wine lovers that curates the best wineries and gastronomic experiences in established regions like Napa and Tuscany, as well as lesser-known areas like Georgia, Lebanon, Morocco and Slovenia. “Lonely Planet’s Wine Trails” is aimed at travelers interested in a quick wine-soaked getaway, with […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Chefs David Chang and Danny Bowien collaborate on new dishes

Chefs David Chang and Danny Bowien collaborate on new dishes

(Relaxnews) – Two of New York’s most popular maestros of Asian-American eats, David Chang and Danny Bowien, have teamed up to create culinary mash-ups of their signature dishes. If the pair were to have a culinary love child, they surmised, it would have Chang’s Fuku chicken fingers, and Bowien’s spicy chili sauce. Which is how […]

19.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Viral video shows why it takes 6 months to build sandwich from scratch

Viral video shows why it takes 6 months to build sandwich from scratch

(Relaxnews) – It took Andy George six months and $1,500 to make a single chicken sandwich. Because he made it from scratch. And when George, US-based host of the YouTube series “How to Make Everything” uses the term “scratch,” he’s not just talking about baking bread from flour purchased off the grocery store shelf, and […]

British scientists develop slow-melting ice cream

British scientists develop slow-melting ice cream

(London, United Kingdom-AFP) – The summer scourge of sticky hands could become a thing of the past as British researchers announced the discovery of an ingredient to make slow-melting ice cream on Monday. The protein BslA, which occurs naturally in some food, helps to blend the components of ice cream to make it smoother and […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Google testing out food porn feature for Maps

Google testing out food porn feature for Maps

(Relaxnews) – Google is testing out a new feature with some of its local city guides that will allow users to attach “foodographs” to restaurants and cafes on Google Maps. According to Android Police, the new feature will be tested out among the community of “level three” local guides — those who’ve contributed more than 50 […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]

Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet has announced plans to expand their travel-related food coverage with the release of a new cookbook series that aims to transport readers around the world via their taste buds. For the series, dubbed “From the Source,” Lonely Planet dispatched local food writers in destinations such as Italy and Thailand to scour […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
New service will deliver Michelin-starred meals to Londoners’ doors

New service will deliver Michelin-starred meals to Londoners’ doors

(Relaxnews) – London has caught up to the likes of New York and San Francisco with the launch of a new delivery service that will allow foodies to eat Michelin-starred meals in their sweatpants while watching the telly. In recent years, the US dining scene has expanded the notion of traditional delivery service beyond greasy […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – Chicago has been declared the pizza capital of the US in a new ranking that will surely stoke the longstanding rivalry between the Windy City and New York when it comes to pizza pies. But how do you quantify which city can boast the title of best pizza destination in the US? For […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Creamy Lancashire and gouda specialist get singled out at international cheese competition

Creamy Lancashire and gouda specialist get singled out at international cheese competition

(Relaxnews) – A Lancashire cheese, manchego, stilton and Dutch cheesemaker emerged the big winners at an international cheese show in the UK this week. It’s the dream job for cheese lovers. At the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich, 200 experts sniffed, inspected and savored cheese submissions from 31 countries before handing out trophies to the […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
New York’s fifth Diner en blanc draws 5,000 riverside

New York’s fifth Diner en blanc draws 5,000 riverside

(New York-AFP) – Some 5,000 foodies and fashionistas gathered late Tuesday on the banks of the Hudson River in New York for the fifth edition of the “Diner en blanc” (Dinner in White). Organizers of the pop-up picnic where attendees dress to the nines entirely in white chose the huge Pier 26 structure this time […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Scientists identify the taste of fat as sixth taste

Scientists identify the taste of fat as sixth taste

(Relaxnews) – A group of US scientists believes that fat deserves to be called the sixth taste and have even invented a new name for it: oleogustus. After sweet, sour, salty and bitter, as well as the most recently acknowledged flavor profile on the palate, umami, scientists from Purdue University in Indiana have published a […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Charleston eatery serving southern cuisine tops list of US dining spots with local, sustainable ethos

Charleston eatery serving southern cuisine tops list of US dining spots with local, sustainable ethos

(Relaxnews) – Charleston dining institution Husk, which serves distinctly Southern dishes, has been named the shining example of American cuisine in a list of top 100 restaurants that curates the best in local, regional, and sustainable dining. In the second edition of the “2015 Fresh List” prepared by restaurant rating system Opinionated About Dining, Husk […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]

Uber launches ice cream delivery service for one day only

Uber launches ice cream delivery service for one day only

(Relaxnews) – They may not come in trucks, per se. But Uber has commissioned its fleet of private rideshare vehicles around the world to become purveyors of ice cream — and all-round happiness — for one day only. On Friday, July 24, poor schmucks stuck at the office can place an order for ice creams […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Tinder of food apps lets you ogle, tap, then swipe left or right

Tinder of food apps lets you ogle, tap, then swipe left or right

(Relaxnews) – It’s being pitched as the food version of dating app Tinder: swipe right to save a recipe, swipe left to throw it away. Even its name is co-opted from the popular dating app as it’s called Tender. Like Tinder, users are presented with photos of dishes curated from blogs and food sites around the […]