How to cook perfect pulled pork
Jun30

How to cook perfect pulled pork

from The Guardian Like the Ugg boot or the skinny jean (or, indeed, the irritating sartorial singular), American food is a trend which refuses to die. And, while I get irrationally annoyed by mac and cheese, and obstinately refuse to warm to hot dogs, my love for barbecue glows as hot and bright as a burning hickory chip. For a long time, barbecue was one of those things, like fanny packs or smiling, which was lost in translation on...

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Why Is Air Travel So Expensive in Canada?! | Hopper.com
Apr23

Why Is Air Travel So Expensive in Canada?! | Hopper.com

As every Canadian knows, flying within Canada can cost a small fortune. It’s especially jarring when we see the insanely low prices that are available to our American neighbors on budget airlines like Spirit and Southwest. In a lot of cases, it’s even cheaper to fly from Canada to foreign destinations like Hawaii or Las Vegas than it is to hop on a plane and fly to a nearby Canadian city. But why is that? Why is it cheaper...

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Move over apples: 11 recipes that prove the pear is more than a match for you | HellaWella
Jan10

Move over apples: 11 recipes that prove the pear is more than a match for you | HellaWella

Did you know there are more than 3,000 known pear varieties grown around the world? Only a few of those are cultivated here in the United States. As delicious as Bosc pear are, there’s a whole lot more pear available for the tasting. You have your Red and Green Anjous, your Bartlett and Red Bartlett, your Comice, Concorde and Forelle, and Seckel and Starkrimson. Some of those are more ideals for desserts and salads, others are more...

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I’ll go ahead and say it: London has better food than Paris
Dec29

I’ll go ahead and say it: London has better food than Paris

I SPENT THE LAST COUPLE of weeks in London and Paris with my girlfriend. I’d been to both cities plenty of times before, so instead of trying to see all of the major museums and tourist sites, we adopted a new approach to the trip: “Eat our way through Paris. Drink our way through London.” It was an obvious choice: Paris is known as one of the culinary capitals of the world, and London is perhaps best known for its pubs. But a few...

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Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container
Dec27

Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container

An unnamed Berlin coffee roaster opened a recently arrived green coffee container from Brazil to find 33 kilos (approximately 73 pounds) of cocaine, according to a police report yesterday. Seventy three pounds is the approximate weight of a healthy 10-year-old child. In the United States, that amount of cocaine has a street value somewhere in the ballpark of $1 million. Police say employees at the coffee roasting company opened the...

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