Forget chocolate, how about a cockroach for Valentine’s?

Forget chocolate, flowers or a romantic dinner. A zoo in Texas is offering singles the chance to name a cockroach after their...

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce "trolley aunties" at Hong Kong's Lin Heung Tea House, one of the...

Michelin boosts female chefs in 2019 guide

Italian-Argentinian chef Mauro Colagreco (center left) and French chef Laurent Petit (Center right) react on stage with French chef Alain Ducasse...

French chef who ‘invented’ magret de canard dies

French chef Andre Daguin, credited with inventing the magret de canard dish emblematic of southwestern France and making the rich duck delicacy...

Balkan pepper relish stirs appetites and pride

It's a source of Balkan rivalry but one ubiquitous smell: the wood-fire roasting of peppers wafting through towns and villages each autumn as families...

With music and burger empire, Cameroon couple living ‘Russian dream’

Decked out in gold jewelry and high-end fashion, Walter and Cindy Tchassem descend on a Moscow fast-food joint escorted by bodyguards. Both...

Japan’s ‘wood alcohol’

TOKYO: Discerning drinkers may soon be able to branch out after Japanese researchers said yesterday they have invented a way of producing an alcoholic...

Chip labor: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces...

Homegirl Cafe offers ‘platos’ by ex-gang members with hope

In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at...

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in June at age 61, posthumously earned a pair of Emmy Awards on Sunday for his...

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

REHOVOT: Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks...

Make a meal of mealworms, Hong Kong startup says

Pasta prepared with mealworms raised in your own home? The unusual dinner idea could soon be a reality, if Hong Kong entrepreneur Katharina Unger...

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