| Nov 7, 2012
Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......
| Mar 15, 2010
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How many great desserts can you think of that aren't made with flour, baking powder or even dairy products?
The answer is: However many great desserts a Jewish kosher cook can serve for Passover meals while still following the dietary laws for this...
| Sep 13, 2009
Should you awake to discover that a holiday has been convened, fear not. You can still achieve brisket.
The self-satisfied set will chide: You should be marinating already. The Southern sort will drawl: You should be smoking already. The fancy cook...
| Mar 7, 2010
It's hard to quibble with the coolest nickname in the world — "The Indiana Jones of Beer." But a more fitting moniker for Patrick McGovern might be "The Lazarus of Libations."
See, this bimolecular archaeologist brings drinks back from the dead....
| Mar 17, 2010
The St. Joseph's Day dinner is traditionally meatless because the day falls during Lent and often features Sicilian cuisine.
What better wine to raise in tribute to St. Joseph than a Sicilian white?
I'll admit Sicily is not the first place in Italy that...
| Jan 20, 2010
Randall Grahm is the legendary founder of California's Bonny Doon Vineyard, noted for creating delicious Rhone-style wines. He is an innovator not only in the vineyard, where he fearlessly experiments with different grape varieties, but also in the...
| Jan 13, 2010
Telling Mike Januik that his merlot reminds you of cabernet sauvignon won't exactly break the Washington winemaker's heart. For Januik, who produces wine under his eponymous label and for Novelty Hill, believes what sets the merlots of the Columbia Valley...
| Apr 28, 2010
World Cup competition comes to South Africa in June. Start the celebration of soccer's ultimate event a little early with South African wines. In so doing, experience the country's past, present and future.
Winemaking in South Africa dates back 350 years...
| Feb 17, 2010
Alois Lageder (pronounced "ah-loh-IS lah-GAY-der") is the fourth generation of his family to manage this eponymous winery in the northeastern Italian province of Alto Adige. The region belonged to Austria until after World War I, which explains why...
| Mar 10, 2010
They say March 17 is a great day for the Irish, but what good is that to the Irish cook who's stuck in the kitchen while the guests are having all the fun?
This year, consider skipping the big meals usually associated with the holiday — corned beef...
| May 26, 2010
Sorry, Evita, if there's any crying going on in Argentina these days, it's likely to be in the vineyards. And they're tears of joy.
Sales of Argentine wine continue to build strongly in the United States, according to The Nielsen Co., a market research...